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Poem / Poetry

June 22, 2017

Reads: 34

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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There's nothing quite as infuriatingly contrived as a Northern poet. Read More

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Book / Thrillers

May 30, 2015

Reads: 316

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Somebody must have seen something, she couldn’t just have disappeared. Did she get onto the ferry or did she slip away after her mother drove off? Was she actually missing or didn’t she want to be found? But why? No that was not an option, she would phone her parents.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 03, 2015

Reads: 98

Shelves: 1

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the night sky is the man the northern lights is the woman marry them together and you have a night sky of dancing light. Read More
thoughts on this country, my place, escape and the eventual conclusion that I am part of it. Read More
L S Lowry was a loner and an understated artist. Very little is known about his personal life, yet his work has stood the test of time. A great artist portraying Northern life in all its bleakness during The Industrial Revelution. Read More

Reads: 233

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The northern lights I watched one night with my family for 30 min. in 10 degree f. First a straight line and as the wind changed things to make it look like a hand. I painted this today to go with the poem. nos Read More

Reads: 821

Shelves: 1

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A small town sheriff discovers a new species. This species, a grotesque bear-like creature, controls packs of wild coyotes, constantly terrorizing the locals of deep woods northern Michigan towns along with their livestock. Every one is in danger. Sheriff Tate and his deputies work diligently to eradicate them before its… Read More

Reads: 225

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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An incomplete list on my wishful thinking. Read More

Reads: 575

Shelves: 1

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Found wandering alone the Scottish Highlands as a baby, a group of deer her only company, Faren has always felt lost; longing to know her mysterious past but yearning for a future of her dreams. When Faren turns 16 an adventure finally comes her way; the beautiful Lucere Circus comes… Read More

Reads: 726

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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For centries, black pegasuses have always been the outcasts of the animal kingdom for they represent the war horses of the demons armies. They are part of the long fight between light and darkness. Midnightshadow(Shadow) was a black pegasus that grew up in solitude because of her night black pelt.… Read More

Book / Travel

September 29, 2012

Reads: 396

Shelves: 1

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In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his… Read More

Reads: 126

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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The Guiding Star in a novel set in Norther Ireland during the middle 1970s. Set during a time of violent religious conflict it tells of the relationship between two teenagers one a protestant and the other a catholic. The novel is inspired by real events and actual events that happened… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 10, 2011

Reads: 128

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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An attempt at Nonsense Poetry. Written for the Christian Taylor competition. Read More
Some of my short stories from my past were written from the point of view of someone who has grown up in the bigoted society I did- as someone who came from a "unionist background" in Northern Ireland and then finding out, in small increments, how shakey their rock is.… Read More

Short Story / Other

April 17, 2010

Reads: 251

Shelves: 1

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Based on truth... a boy's grandad gives wise advice in troubled Northern Ireland Read More
Grainne witnesses a bomb in Ireland... Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 14, 2010

Reads: 139

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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A young boy is told about the death of his uncle who was on tour in Northern Ireland. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 19, 2010

Reads: 233

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A poem about people, prejudice and preconceptions Read More

Reads: 1430

Comments: 16

Shelves: 1

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Kali and Garrett were childhood friends, but the death of Kali's grandpa who they often visited changed them both drastically, and they grew apart. They secretly love eachother but so many obstacles stand in their way. Can their past bring them back together? This story's chapters will often change perspective… Read More

Reads: 316

Shelves: 1

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As he has discovered that his mom and his friend Thigar knows something more about him, he sets of to the Library of Lineage. Where all Lineage records are held, from Royalty to Peasants. Read More
War Generations is a story dedicate to the memory of Walter Pope who lived through 2 World Wars. Read More
War Generations is a story dedicate to the memory of Walter Pope who lived through 2 World Wars. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 17, 2008

Reads: 1608

Comments: 11

Shelves: 1

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a love poem about two lovers who cannot always be together and something they use as a link, the northern star Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 21, 2008

Reads: 162

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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This poem is a reflection on a nuance of the title, "priveleged life" and attests to the rich fabric of my childhood in a northern town in Canada in the 1950's. Read More
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