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In Plato's dialogue 'The Symposium,' he asks the Ancient Greek playwright 'Aristophanes' to present a story about soul-mates. He explains that human were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. At the time, it was said that humans had great strength and threatened the… Read More
Keturah lives a very simple, old fashioned life in the community of Hartford. She often wishes she could experience life outside of the community though. She is tired of being sheltered and being homeschooled and doing farm and house chores. Ma says the real world will be cruel to her… Read More
It was about mid afternoon on a sunny August day; the Thorne family was laughing over a joke Peter just told. All of the sudden painted men,  riding on  pinto horses came charging through the towering grass towards the wagon. Jetta’s heart skipped a beat. What did these Indians want?… Read More

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I used to love how years ago, men would tip their hats to ladies in the street, how they'd hold a door open for a lady and let them through first, how they would walk a lady home on a dark and cold night to make sure that they got… Read More

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John reflects back on his life with his beloved wife Flo who sadly passed away many years ago. He tells the story of their love and how it started to his granddaughter Lilly. Read More

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Inspired from the book "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier. A monologue from the perspective of the servant Mrs. Danvers' ghost to Rebecca, her dark, beloved mistress. Originally an English essay. Read More
Dare, at least that's what he's called, grew up knowing that he was odd and going with it. He didn't care one bit about what people thought of him. Besides being different personality-wise and style-wise Dare doesn't think that he's different any other way. Until one night when his life… Read More

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I'm sorry but I have no title for this story yet. It isn't finished but this is what I have so far. Let's call it chapter one. It's hard to describe for me and I'm not very good at summaries so you have to read it to understand it. Read More

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Ok. This poem is a bit odd, in the style it's been written in. A school project, to write it in a very old-fashioned way, and it's sort of worked. I dunno. Read More

Book / Romance

August 16, 2009

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FINISHED!-This is a story that's about 3 different couples, at first you may think it's about Fallon, a poor girl in old London, living with her mother and 3 sisters, just trying to make ends meet, and Conrad, a rich vampire twin, who just wants to be different. But just… Read More
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