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I have seen the scorn of war and heard the promises of glory; Mighty armies trampling out the rivals Vying for the hearts and minds Of desperate souls devoid of spirit and of will. Read More
There is a cruelty that invades and sometimes conquers the human mind and heart. There is a loneliness that cloaks and often smothers the passion and the lust that flames the will to live. And there a fear that grips the soul and shatters and crushes the innocence of youth… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 11, 2021

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I open my eyes and welcome the morning light. It is the beginning of another day. Read More

Tags: eyes, fears, promises, open, day

There lies a valley beyond the river, where promises of riches and of treasures lures dreamers and pioneers to cross the shallow muddied waters to plush green pastures and virgin fields. It is like honey to a bumble bee. There lies a place beyond the river, with the allure of… Read More
Each day I live reflects the day just gone and reveals the days to come. Each day unveils promises to long for, and melancholy memories of lives no longer shared. The passage of time from one to another, littered with the heartache of mourning and sometimes torment Read More
For time beguiles and enthralls us with promises, assurances and vows of unforgettable moments, and of endless days in a sun-drenched paradise, and wonderous nights below the stars. Read More
A devotional for women, to foster wisdom & strengthen their faith in God and his promises! Read More

Tags: god, faith, promises

Poem / Other

July 02, 2020

Reads: 203

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Experiencing life delivers so many things into our everyday. Finding love and truth happen is dashes of time, leaving us with experiences that changes us in many ways. Read More

Tags: love, life, promises

A poem by Marcus Maboya question the leadership of South Africa after 26 years of Freedom Read More

Poem / Romance

February 18, 2020

Have you made promises you couldn't keep? Promise me no more promises. Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

August 22, 2019

Reads: 372

Comments: 6

The The Imaginarium House

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Reads: 5130

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is the novel I titled "Frozen in Time", inspired by my previous poem "FROZEN IN TIME" about a child that was abducted and the way the family dealt with the loss. This novel is told in three parts. The first part is titled "Horror in the Poplars", the second… Read More
Third of five short plays about the First World War. Not the usual stories about trench warfare, but more about the lives that were affected at home, and the change in society. A young man returns home to visit his dying mother, but he cannot stay. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 30, 2018

Reads: 368

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 488

Comments: 1

The Poems House

It is about memories. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 27, 2017

Reads: 480

Comments: 10

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: promises

Friends are important, they keep you company, help you with your dreams, defend you from harm, and you can always count on them... Right? Can you? If you can, can they count on you? Read More

Reads: 1317

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

"Your color is completely different. And it's driving me insane." Katherine Park sees the world differently than everyone else. For some reason, she sees the world that others don't: in color. And the only way she sees them is by her other senses - by feeling them, hearing them, tasting… Read More
Who's that sitting in the corner? Do you really want to know? Read More

Reads: 894

Shelves: 1

The Love Struck House

Trixi has lost her parents and her best friend. She is still young yet lives alone and no longer attends school. Will the promise be fulfilled or will it be forever broken? Read the story to find out. Read More
One night I just felt like writing and this is what came out Read More

Tags: sea, promises, purpose

Advise received, and given. Read More
Photograph: Alfred Cortot (photo collection Jean Cortot). Read More
I wrote this, in 2015. It's part of my 3rd poem set, Awakened Dreaming. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

October 04, 2015

Reads: 935

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

when the world became a ruined wasteland, Humanity fled underground, digging warrens deep beneath the earths surface and simply surviving. Wynona, a native american teenager deep within the catacombs of the underground world looks back on friendship and the last day of her life. - a story I wrote for… Read More
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