Museum stories, books, poems, and more

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A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public... But what about a museum that comes to life at night? A museum where the tangible heritage of humanity is as alive as you and me. Larry was a night watchman… Read More
How would we feel about it if society became this in 800 years? Don't judge a book by its title. Read More

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The House of Ghosts House

The adventures of two time travelling characters, Tom and Nemar, I made up during high-school more than ten years ago. Tom a student of history frees an ancient egyptian spirit, Nemar, from a canopic jar. From that moment on Nemar takes Tom to all possible different places throughout histroy; where… Read More

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This story is based on my husband's experiences with an eccentric art collector named Earnest Onians, who enjoyed brief posthumous fame when a valuable painting was discovered in his estate. Reference: (http://www.theguardian.com/uk/1999/nov/17/fiachragibbons) Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

August 02, 2015

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Two parallel dreams... Read More
Kyle is sitting in a metro train thinking dark thoughts about his life. He looks out the window to see Paul trying to get his attention from another train. Both trains pull out before Kyle can find out what Paul wants. When they see each other the next day, a… Read More

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A BOY AND GIRL IN LONDON IN 1957 AND A TRIP TO A WAR MUSEM Read More
Lion sending a message to everyone in the room Read More

Script / Humor

April 09, 2014

Reads: 184

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Andrew, Greg, and Heather go to the art museum. What could possibly go wrong? Read More
A group of railroad workers and friends decide to steal a steam locomotive and hide it, in order to save it from the scrappers torch. Read More

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boarding school students visit a city suspended in the air. Read More

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A 14th century Spanish Knight finds forgiveness and redemption from a one time enemy. Read More

Book / Thrillers

September 22, 2013

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The world's best Burglar is on the run... Read More
Liam has been working on a museum project for months. Tasked with making a robot Tyrannosaurus Rex for a new exhibit, he goes to work on his last day to discover a startling, dangerous problem. Read More

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we make history Read More

Short Story / Horror

April 29, 2013

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A weird dream that one night visited me. Read More

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Det. Michael LaTour, recently fired from the Seattle Police Dept., teams up with an attractive museum curator to uncover and thwart an art theft ring. Read More
My first trip to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo alone, with a new light of awareness. **Note: this photo was taken before the revolutionary protests, now a few changes here and there happened. Read More
A brief piece of writing which I wanted to jot down before the memories became too distant. Don't expect too much or anything. I was recently forced to visit several museums of modern art, Ludovico-style. They showed me many things. This is what I saw. Read More

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A second. That's all it takes. Katie Hamilton's life hasn't been great, but it hasn't been horrible. She grew up in a big house with a big family and nice things. Tragedy struck when she was in her late teens and her mother died suddenly in a skiing accident. But… Read More
Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners. I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help… Read More

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This is a somewhat funny story about a person named Fred and what happened to him one day in Philadelphia. The author is a 3rd grader in Philadelphia, PA Read More

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The story of a boy who saw something he never should have, and ran away from home with his brother to escape what he had once called home. Discovering much more than they had ever thought possible. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 21, 2010

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A VISITED TO AN ABANDONED MENTAL ASYLUM Read More

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i wrote this so words would play a part in something different, something mystic, truth some lies, guess that's why i wrote this theories that way of and theories that are close,fame for people that deserve it and people that don't maybe that's why i wrote this Read More
Part 2. We came up with too many reasons on part one and it stopped letting me add anymore. Read More
PLEASE SUPPORT THE MUSEUM OF THE CHEROKEE INDIAN it has historic sites, natural wonder, and entertainment. Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 20, 2009

Reads: 331

Comments: 5

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A young boy named Pike decides he wants to sleep in a museum, where he finds a peculiar painting. Written for AHauntingNearU's unique music challenge, which was really unique and a lot of fun. I used to write a lot more horror, it was cool to get back into the… Read More
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