Renaissance stories, books, poems, and more

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A poem from my collection in progress. The subject of the poem is freedom and how can it be achieved. Read More
. Bellowing footsteps were growing closer from the abbey's winding entrance. Edmund's confidence caused him to let his guard down the last few times he had spent the night in the morgue. Read More

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Short story version of a monologue about a prince and a peasent that are good friends just wait for the twist you will want to see it Read More

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Edmund was a child once, not always a plague Doctor. Some say curiosity killed the cat...I say it sparked a crazed maniac's mind to discover more. (WARNING: Lots of anatomy speak and gore(?)) Read More
A robbery takes place in renaissance England Read More

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A Renaissance-era rendition of The Little Mermaid that combines Greek mythology and classic fantasy. This captivating tale of five siren sisters - Adva, Delora, Meri, Nerina, and Una - will thrill your adventurous side while still providing the elegant, classical-style romance you'd find during the Renaissance and in Greek mythology.… Read More

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This is a story about Vampires. Travel back to the 1600's to experiences lies, deceit, love, and manipulation. Read More

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The night that Guardian Xavier Weston fell asleep on the job, was the night that Princess Andria slipped from her bedroom and ran away from her regal life without a trace. Now after years of facing shame and banishment from his home, Xavier has finally found her and struggles to… Read More

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The year is 2014 and it is not how we know it. Instead, it is more like the Middle Ages. When a man invents the time machine,the truth about history as we know it is discoverd Read More

Book / Fantasy

February 01, 2014

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Yilana is born to a treasonous noble family, and evil as many believed, and because of a bite she received from a wizard at snake form at birth, she is blessed with the powers to take over the country and perhaps more countries. But these powers could prove to be… Read More
We go back to the Renaissance into the eyes of Goddess Wynter. She sees a young peasant and finds interest-and desire- in her. Read More

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Religious rant, after coming across more homo-hatred on Facebook. Read More

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Amara is a young girl taken off of the streets by a mysterious dapper man. She is taken to a facility to be a test subject of a new machine. When she is the first to survive, she is thrust into a new world of responsibilities and obligation. The machine… Read More

Short Story / Romance

November 14, 2012

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Favole is an ode to gothic romantism. It take you back to the time of old Ireland. Spirits of virgins and dead maidens combined with eternally love, passion, lust and desire. Hope you enjoy! C: Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

August 07, 2012

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Part 3/3 The new age is brought about through war and genocide, bringing about the elevation of one gender and the diminishment of another. The First Empress is ruthless, eradicating all stains of the past to bring about her vision of utopia. Only one person stands in her way. Read More

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Part 2/3 5-Saffron-N-Dakota is a machine that once embodied the traits of humanity, brought out of stasis to fulfill one final mission. Will he succeed? And what will the price of his success be? Read More
Part 1/3 The Bureau of Parity ensures and enforces equality, but at what price? And who is willing to sacrifice everything to bring about its demise? Read More
THIS IS NOT MINE,IT'S THE adaption from Langston Hughes and it's one of my favorite i just did my own version. Of course no where near his.ENJOY!!!!!!! Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 04, 2011

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This is about a young lad who's met the sweet girl of his dreams, but somethings get in the way, and some say that this rare beauty of his doesn't exist. It's hard keeping track on this girl of his. haha. Read More

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In a land far away, in a country called Oslandia, in a city called Regal. In this city, there is a young Count from another county called West Helen. This young count was given one mission when he was sent away. This one reason to stay in Regal for one… Read More

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How long does it take to be regarded as one of the greatest artists in the world? The fact of the matter is, it takes none, and being "great" is something you inherit. In this story an art historian is obsessed with Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. When a major… Read More

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On June 17th, 1553, two different women who may have been born in two different worlds, tell of their stories. Read More
Essay adapted from a talk given for the Shakespeare Authorship Roundtable on Giordano Bruno and Hamlet, December 1999, Beverly Hills, California. Read More

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A prince and a servant falling in love. Unrealistic at a time like this. But it happens and Prince Alexander has no idea what to do. Taking a journey through his time period.. into his life.. his love. What could happen.. Read More

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Lady Lalaine of Ellington vowed never to marry because of a tragic event from her past. Being cautious, she had never allowed herself to love. She had realized two truths: a married woman could lose her life for any reason, and if she did lose her life, she would also… Read More
What do you get when you mix the Renaissance, Pooh and a nursery rhyme? I don't know, either, but here it is. Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 24, 2009

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400 years have come and gone since Balthasar Ross was beheaded. Who would have thought the Princes of the Church, who once commissioned him to be their Malefiz Maestro, or Master Witch Hunter, would suddenly turn on him and condemn him for brutally slaying 300 witches and confiscating their property?… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

November 10, 2009

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Glorious is set against the backdrops of the Jim Crow South, the Harlem Renaissance, and the civil rights era. On a hot July 4th afternoon, in Reno, Nevada boxers Jack Johnson and James Jeffries engaged in what would be come to known as "The Fight of the Century." Jack Johnson… Read More

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What would happen if some cities went back in time to 1497? Jon Read More

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