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it would be fantasy or poetic short stories. simple yet profound. simplistic words sometimes can carry deep sense of life understanding.. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2017

Reads: 52

Shelves: 1

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A poem from the first section of my project 'Reverie' Read More

Reads: 114

Shelves: 1

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To be forever drenched in rain, with no sight of the sun even in the day. How would people survive? Read More
15 year old Amy thinks a lot about life and has many philosophical questions - something her peers dont. Read More
Daniel Santiago is a young teacher, whose life will be changed during a tragic accident, and meets Nieru, one of "Grim Reaper's" employee. Read More

Reads: 75

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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This piece is part of my poetry book collection, "The Milky Way In Words". Read More

Reads: 153

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A man with no memory goes in search of meaning in a world he doesn't recognize. Read More

Reads: 295

Comments: 3

Shelves: 4

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When lara meets grim she decides her funeral is going to be unconventional... bringing a sense of joy to the proceedings. The afterlife will never be the same again! a humble tale told with heart, humour and hope. Yet somehow infinite in spirit. For all. Read More
My final thoughts concerning the Confederate Flag, the use of symbolism as a powerful tool to convey ideas. A distinction between slavery and racism. Whether we should idolize the Confederate Flag as cultures have idolized objects before, and the dangers of doing so. Our belief system and a conclusion concerning… Read More
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if its appropriate to display today as a symbol of American pride as so many do without any knowledge behind its creation and what it represented, then and ultimately now. Read More
The Meditations of Pilipo--the Existentialist is a novella about a man called Pilipo who turned out to be a terrorist. It details his thoughts, actions and life through the eyes of his former best friend, Godiah. The novel captures Pilipo's philosophy on religion and life which are heavily influenced by… Read More

Reads: 134

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Short poem that epitomizes the contents of my book of poems and essays,copyright Aug. 2002. (not officially published) Read More

Short Story / Other

July 21, 2015

Reads: 86

Shelves: 1

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An insight of what happens inside the mind of a person who tries to figure out whether it is appropriate to get back together with the ex. There is a prominent question of morality in his acts, which guides the mind to unexpected dilemmas. Read More

Reads: 564

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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Nobody understood Matthaias. Everyone was afraid of him. Until one day, he took a stand and in his stead he left a trail of blood. Read More

Miscellaneous / Other

October 26, 2014

Reads: 81

Shelves: 1

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Just a little something I wrote whilst discussing some world issues Read More

Reads: 148

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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While riding a train, an unnamed hitman reflects on existence and his last six jobs. Read More
A short story revolving around 2 soldiers, Callahad and Haydn. Talking about the recounting their past and the nature of killing. Read More
A very short story with ideas of choice and fate intertwined. I've also been wanting to write more lately. Tell me what you think and I hope you like it. Read More
A piece filled with wonderful things like imaginary bands, friendship, said friendships ending because of pettiness, and a consideration of what place you inhabit in the grand scheme of the universe. (Author Note) This was the non-fiction essay that I wrote for my Creative Writing Capstone class at college. This… Read More

Poem / Other

April 27, 2014

Reads: 145

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Other

April 26, 2014

Reads: 106

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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In this erect but virtual world.. Read More
A short account of a dream I had. Events are exaggerated and parts completely false, but that doesn't matter with respect to the point. Read More

Reads: 211

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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A girl sits alone in a decrepit room. Her life has gone downhill and she is close to death, but still ponders why she is in this situation. EXTRACT "It feels good to blink, doesn't it? When you can blink so easily you take blinking for granted. I swivel in… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 26, 2014

Reads: 127

Shelves: 1

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Now here is the real question, is life just a game? Read More

Short Story / Humor

February 05, 2014

Reads: 231

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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A man on a "life experiment" takes you through a day of his life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2014

Reads: 159

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A thought provoking poem that deals with the existential quandary, "What is life really and what is its meaning?" More specifically, it's about living life authentically. It shows how existence cleverly obscures our true nature with the illusions of coveted perfection that blind our vision and distract our true nature...… Read More
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