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Book / Humor

February 01, 2019

Reads: 592

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The The Team Players House

Jessica Rhoem. Basketball star, model student, likely to be ruling the world by 30, childhood friend? Paul has known Jessica since elementary school, they've had a simple relationship. Suddenly, Jessica wants more. Suddenly she quits the basketball team. Suddenly her grades don't matter. Suddenly she loves Paul? Paul is confused,… Read More
Just a bunch of random stuff i was thinking of whit nothing to do Read More
This essay deals with some aspects of changes in American English usage that I find puzzling. Read More

Reads: 88

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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An explanation of why I like specific words and dislike others, mainly based on the sound of words. The arguments are strictly based on my opinions. The aim is to let people think more often about language in general. Read More

Book / Romance

November 17, 2018

From childhood to adolescence and to adulthood, they somehow always end up bumping on each other regardless of the time and distance that life has placed between them. After years of knowing each other but not knowing who they really are, they blindly tried to grasp onto something that always… Read More
An old man fights against his ailing body. It's a graphic story, consider yourself warned. Read More
I wrote this for my students to open their minds to the power they have been granted: to use words. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. Enjoy. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 17, 2018

Reads: 81

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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A poem about the essence of one of the most fascinating things that exists. Read More

Tags: language, poetry

Language is the common tool for communication, we use it to express out feeling and emotions, our needs and desires , to impose our thoughts and articulate it , it has been described as the mirror of mind. The study of language gives us a unique insight… Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 30, 2018

Reads: 295

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

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2017. Some fantasy romance poetry, inspired by a bit of everything - anatomy, realistic imagery, nature, etc. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2018

Looking back to our younger self, thought for thanking our past life Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 29, 2018

Reads: 171

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I don't understand this one myself. ooops. Read More

Tags: language, french

Poem / Other

January 23, 2018

Reads: 160

Comments: 9

Shelves: 2

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How do you find the right words? Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 26, 2017

Reads: 129

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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I made a speech in English (my second language) and used a trick whereby I could recite a 15-minute speech without looking at a manuscript. The trick is disclosed. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2017

Reads: 177

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes it seems we might as well be talking in totally different languages. Read More
A Maori legend used to teach African kids. Read More
I wrote this, in 2017. It's part of my 8th poem set, Chosen Fate. Read More
Silence is beautiful. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 28, 2017

Reads: 174

Comments: 1

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Invented language poem, not perfect but I like it. Read More

Reads: 191

Comments: 1

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Any form of criticism is appreciated! Read More
Language as a source of knowledge Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 08, 2017

Reads: 242

Comments: 2

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A short poem in homage to our interconnected universe, our bodies and our spirits. Life is our own brief dance. Enjoy the music. Read More
The Accommodation Theory of Second Language Acquisition, Interview with a student from Mexico. It is mission critical that teachers of students in today’s classrooms understand and embrace every student in their classroom. Active parents are key contributors to the success of students. Knowledge is power and the more information and… Read More
Thriller/Suspense/Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novel. Copyright © 2017 by Alex Sharpe (About): Everything was fine... Just another fine day at the park - a day with the family, and our dog... But then it began. All of the sudden they were here, without a name, without warning. They roamed the Earth devastating anything… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2016

Reads: 189

Comments: 1

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Tags: language

Nigeria is a multilingual nation. It is estimated that there are over five hundred different ethnic groups within the Nigerian boarders, and each group has its own system of language. Language is said to be a uniquely powerful communication system that is stimulus and medium independent, abstract, arbitrary and productive.… Read More
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