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How I felt the day I almost lost some-one extremely special to me. Read More
A twist on the middle-school girls' lives, crushes and all Read More
On the Synthetic Island of Machrios, tensions between the future governments of the United States and United Soviet Socialist Republics are held back to try and create a utopia for both Democrat and Communist alike. But when the true purpose of Machrios is revealed, a terrible battle will ensue, and… Read More
ON REMEMBERING A LATE SON. Read More
Just my take on the modern world and the feeling of difference. Read More
Late For The Meeting is about a common worker, Mr. Fisher, who finds himself in the wrong place, at the wrong time. Read More
The arrival of two other members of Stephen's family and their fight against the witches. Read More
Nicole is a suburban housewife, but everything changes when she seeks revenge on her cheating husband. Her plan backfires and her marriage becomes abusive. Contemplating taking her life, Nicole flees. Along the way Nicole begins to fall in love with the least likely candidate, but will Nicole be able to… Read More

Short Story / Horror

February 11, 2014

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Comments: 1

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The dolls arrived at Midwest Antiques in a crate labeled "Children's Toys". Now a young women finds herself in nightmare more horrific then she could ever imagine as Timmy's Toys awaken from their decades long sleep. Read More
This is the second chapter to Falling From Stars Read More

Poem / Young Adult

January 02, 2014

Towards chaos and the breakdown of society Read More
Spring Living Provide Buy online furniture In India, Home decor, office furniture, wooden furniture, , modern kitchen furniture, Buy online furniture In India. Read More
Kay is a lost girl, who has just had enough with everything in her life. She feels no need to keep on living. Shes standing over a bridge ready to jump down to her death. She begans to think, what could happen for her to not want this for herself.… Read More
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to… Read More
Alcoholly and then I wee. Christmas carols. Read More
Dreams, aspirations, and hopes that many women have -- despite being married, single, LGBS, SAHM or working mom, young, old ... it is about always having the sweetest dreams for others and our own self. I think ... Read More

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Comments: 1

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A cautionary tale of a life spent poorly. Read More
Something I'm working on. It's far from finished and doesn't have chapters in it yet (I used to try adding them as I wrote but they ended up being like 2 pages long so I figured they'd probably be better if I added them in once I was done) but… Read More

Tags: fantasy, magic, modern

Poem / Young Adult

October 14, 2013

Reads: 340

Comments: 1

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Society ever so judgemental Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

October 09, 2013

Reads: 313

Comments: 2

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A poem about the modern world and the working life, as well as society. Do not mistake this as a simple Marxist critique. The Poem criticises every aspect of modern industrialised life and society as a whole, transcending mere ideology. In fact, if you actually read in between the lines,… Read More

Poem / Fantasy

October 01, 2013

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This poem is structured in a Urban fantasy setting. It talks about our modern world, as well as skyline. It is filled to the brim with Classical and Neo-classical Greek References (What can I say? I derived inspiration from their mythos and aspects of their philosophy). I am somewhat reluctant… Read More
All around the world burning children are showing the glowing, radiant, brilliant true colours and are going to let their souls burn. Is it the start of a revolution? Are they saviors? Are they good? Or do they work for a service of evil? All we know, is their name.… Read More
Two poor friends. A drought punishes their island. They struggle.. they survive, they fight. The fight ends with them winning.. or does it? Do ends justify the means? -- Comments please! -- Read More
An effective way of expression, this art form has undergone a lengthy phase of evolution from the ancient to the modern art paintings. Read More

Tags: modern, art, paintings

Book / Thrillers

September 10, 2013

Reads: 554

Comments: 13

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In 2025 dictatorship China takes control of the United States of America due to bankruptcy. Nobody thought this would happen in a million years. With no allies, the US faces the gods of wraith alone. The United Nations fighting the Middle East for scarce oil. With China in full control… Read More
Soldiers that were brought together like brothers by the fierce wrath of war soon realize how money can become the oversupply of water in there concentrated friendship that is the juice. Read More

Short Story / Other

September 01, 2013

Reads: 288

Comments: 3

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This is for the fairy tale contest, and this is a modernized version of Thumbelina (kinda duh). This is a story about a girl who has achondroplasia, which is a type of dwarfism, and how she recovers from bullying. Read More
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