Portrait stories, books, poems, and more

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Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: portrait, mosaic

Featured Review by Joe Stuart

"This is such a good story, Hully, I love the supernatural mystery of it--and making the picture a mosaic instead of the usual painting added int..." Read More

Oliver becomes crueler as his addiction to human blood gets worse. Roy decides to embrace nihilism in the face of misfortune. Sheffield and Tricia negotiate with Charlie to rent the land he owns for the new Davie's Sports Bar. Kelly struggles with her magics. Read More
The cure for obesity is here... but it won't last forever. Read More
this piece is a story about a man who once knew what it meant to own the world. the statue in the story was inspired by the movie "scarface". Read More

Reads: 547

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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close your eyes and look around. there's no hope to be found. Read More

Tags: portrait

Theme: The wants of people creates suffering. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 26, 2015

Reads: 220

Comments: 1

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Portrait of an unusual child. Read More

Book / Children Stories

November 01, 2013

Reads: 974

Comments: 2

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There was a King who had 1 Eye and 1 leg.. He asked all the painters to draw a beautiful portrait of him. But none of them could -- how could they paint him beautifully with the defects in one eye and one leg. Eventually one of them agreed and… Read More
taken from my book, "The Flies Are Bothering The Pig!" Read More

Tags: self, portrait

This is a Chapter 4 summary for the book Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man 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
An imitation of a painting, a false criminal, a counterfeit crime- endless falsities, lies upon lies... Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 12, 2011

Reads: 263

Comments: 1

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a true artist discovers hidden truths in his work - what would a portrait of you say to the world? Read More

Reads: 286

Comments: 1

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Elizabeth and Zach have grown up together in the little village of Blackthorn, safe from the outside world. However when Elizabeth's grandfather is murdered over a portrait in their attic, Elizabeth must meet her destiny and risk losing everything in order to take back the throne. Read More

Reads: 229

Comments: 4

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If our hearts were divided into rooms with walls, what a story they would tell... Read More
I crave sight, not taste. Attention starved. Upon my canvass Let eyeballs carve. Read More
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

Reads: 323

Comments: 2

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The poem reflects the thoughts of a girl who's lonely and eagerly waiting for someone she loves and is trying to console herself. Read More

Reads: 330

Comments: 1

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I don't know what I'd do if the words died. Read More

Reads: 365

Comments: 6

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An Object! The Story of a Portrait painting. This poem is centered around a painting. Read More
A woman is standing by her dead husband, thinking of their relationship over the years. Also she is thinking of the way he died and her own situation ... Read More

Tags: death, man, woman, portrait

Poem / Memoir

August 27, 2009

Reads: 701

Comments: 4

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This poem is a tribute to my grandpa,whose death had left a major impact on me.Human life is transient and the meaning of life extends much higher than birth or death.After a person's death,his identity is lost,but his deeds remain immortal. Nothing can bring our loved ones back from death.The… Read More
Overall, it's a good poem, but I really really really hate the ending!! But my teacher likes it and I can't come up with any ideas for the ending. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 29, 2009

Reads: 352

Comments: 1

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Not my best, but imagine you're on a stage. Read More
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