Refugees stories, books, poems, and more

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Poetry remains when all else flees. Read More

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my views on the way australia is going. Read More

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This is for a school project and i chose this area because of the fact that immigrants from all over the world are discriminated against even though they really are what makes America great. It would help a great deal if you could comment how you feel about this issue… Read More
Ayla is a refugee and an orphan who metaphorically becomes a fairy sometimes. My possible explanation for the superstition that if you leave bread and milk out for the fairies, they will do your chores. The cover image is "Little Red Riding Hood" by John Everett Millais, 1865. Read More

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It's a short story about growing up in and the having to leave Aleppo, Syria. And speaks to the heart of the Syrian refugee crisis. Based on a true story. Read More

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The First Contact has gone wrong: an armada of unidentified spaceships enters the cozy part of the Galaxy the humans claimed for themselves and the carnage soon follows. The proud people from the planet Earth decide that they aren't going to tolerate the presence of the ugly and ruthless alien… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2016

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I wrote this poem for my English Class about MY America. This poem includes hurtful stereotypes, but it's not what I think, it's kind of the general stereotypes that follow every race. Read More

Short Story / Romance

January 10, 2016

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Synesthetic chess grandmaster sucks at life in his own unique way. Follow his joyful discovery of normal life and love. Oh, and if you don´t like the first few paragraphs, don´t give up. Things are not what they seem. Read More
Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War… Read More
Green Card Soldier is the tale of a Bosnian teen’s escape to America – fusing fact with fiction to tell a heroic story. This adventure novel is about Andro Babich, a naive, but inquisitive budding soccer star. His tale is told by Heath Winslow, a cynical, self-deprecating war correspondent. Set… Read More
My true experience during the evacuation of South Vietnam during April/May of 1975. I originally wrote this as a semi-final easy question during a Literature Class while attending Maryville University in St. Louis, MO, on May 19, 1990. The question posted was: "Person Who Left an Everlasting Impression in your… Read More
: The helicopters circles over Kiba. Later, fires and brimstones rains over the entire village, men in ignominy veil emerged from nowhere and mauls the inhabitant of the village, they left sorrow, blood and tears on their trail. Goi and his grand parents escaped the pogroms. Goi grows up under… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 17, 2012

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This a conversational poetry. I hope you will enjoy this style as much as I am enjoying it. you are free to interpret them in the way you want. They are 6 poems in one. have a good time as you are reading. Read More

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Summary: The fights between Sri Lankan govt. and LTTE is well known all over the world. For those who don’t know: The actual inhabitants of Sri Lanka for over 3000 years are a race called as ‘Tamil Eelam.’ They’re there times since Ramayana (an epic of Hinduism written in an… Read More

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Inspired after conversing with a group of Cuban refugees at a second language school. Read More
The fire was making me sleepy. Suddenly, my reverie was interrupted by a loud thump and a dragging sound that came from above which made me jump. I leapt up from the sofa and stood listening, my heart thudding against my ribs. I held my breath, Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 05, 2011

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150 years into the futur an alien attack has wiped us out. Follow Jessica and thier small band of South African refugee as they fight for thier lives. Read More

Short Story / Other

February 23, 2009

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A short story I wrote for English. It is fictional, set in a fantasy land, but it is inspird by modern day refugees. An extreme imagintive response to current issues. Read More

Poem / Memoir

January 09, 2008

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Comments: 2

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working with temporary asylum seekers. Read More
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