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Short Story / Other

October 01, 2015

Reads: 205

Shelves: 1

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You are in a dark decrepit building, dark, dusty, long been vacated and damned. Someone is screaming. Its either extreme pain or it is fear. You have the ability, knowledge and equipment to help in one context, but not the other. What would you do? Read More
A short response from my Film literature class on the Spike Jonze directed 'Adaption'. It should be noted that our semester had an ongoing theme of 'the self' and our specific understanding of that theme within the chosen films Read More

Poem / Humor

October 08, 2013

Reads: 95

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Dewey learns a costly lesson Read More
Dumbass atheist returns due to a certain development on Booksie... Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 24, 2013

Reads: 136

Shelves: 1

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Sunshine beaming in from a window Proud Lion Like shine Matrimonial Instinct blends my thinking with the wine Im drinking from none other than a Vine one Paw deep in the Terra soil moister than most fertile crescent valley alley of perception for the prowl. Lunatic Hour approaches noisily boisterous… Read More
This is the product of an exercise my Creative Writing teacher made us do. We read "The Listeners" by Walter De La Mare and my teacher told us to "explain the unanswered question." What was the Traveler doing there? Who were the "phantom listeners"? So, this is what I came… Read More

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Comments: 1

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One day, circa winter 2000, I got really tired of people saying that they felt sorry for me. So I sat down and wrote this. There is another one called Anger Dance that is the more "adult only" response, but this one everyone can read. Also, please note that the… Read More
A poem written as a response to Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken" written in the same form. Read More

Reads: 169

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This is probably an originial idea, but this like a chance to go beyond the poems and take time to get to know who SGB is... Read More
In the future, the govt doesn't have enough soldiers for the army so they conduct an experiment using kids as soldiers. The experiment worked. Kat's dad was part of the experiment and her bigger brother joins the army as well. So when her brother dies in war, she gets drafted… Read More

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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The only site with zero score, Though many poems I store, When great leaders respond, Why all readers abscond? I will be optimistic, And try to be ever poetic. Read More

Poem / Other

November 11, 2011

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A reply from Love. Read More

Reads: 174

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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A last-minute entry in Zadudet1's contest about creating a non-heaven or hell Otherworld. Okay, so this doesn't fit the requirements, but it was worth a shot anyway....Enjoy! Read More
I will be talking about two simple ideas that can be used in the tutoring sessions to help both the tutor and the student/s. First, is to set side-by-side with the student, second is to leave the student under control of their own writing. Read More

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Comments: 3

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Set in a post apocalyptic world, where the remaining survivors have rebuilt their cities. These rebuilt cities are called "Saints." However there is nothing holy about these places. They are few and far between, and are ravished by war, poverty, and crime. There is no government, no law, no order.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 06, 2010

Reads: 226

Comments: 2

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This is my response to the book, Tess of D'Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy. Read More
Some experimental poetry. Interpret it how you will. Read More
Even though I am a firm believer in free will, only a fool would maintain that freedom is not dependent upon circumstance; that said this bit of writing explores the co-dependent relationship that exists between “identity” and circumstance. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 04, 2009

Reads: 218

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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A response to John Donn's poem: Song. i've read it a long time ago and saw it again in Dianna Wynn Jones' Howl's Moving Castle when i read it a few years back... i hope i did it justice.. Read More
This is a response poem to "A Loud Poem" by Elaine Equi. Constructive criticism appreciated. (emphasis on CONSTRUCTIVE) Read More

Tags: poetry, response

Reads: 154

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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My response to Laurel's challenge. I was give Impressions d'Afrique by Salvador Dali, in which there is a painter who appears trapped inside his own painting. The surreal landscape and the fact that his muse is also with him leads me to believe perhaps it was a vision of the… Read More
This is a response, a very short response I might add, to "In a Rented Room" by Denis Johnson I wrote at a creative writing club here at my university. Enjoy! XD In a Rented Room By: Denis Johnson this is a good dream, even if the falling is no… Read More

Tags: room, response, rented

response to challenge!supposed to be a comedy with the topic of superman. Read More
this is my short story for XStephSteph09X challenge. Enjoy. My book to write a short story on was Twilight (yay!) and my genre is Triller/Suspence ** Non Nobis Domine Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam- Not unto us o Lord, but unto thy name give glory. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 21, 2008

Reads: 253

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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a poetic responce to liboratha's "Puppet Master" Thanks libbs! Read More
This is a Shakespearean Sonnet I wrote for a poetry class Fall Quarter this year. It is a response to a poem by Sylvia Plath, "The Moon and the Yew Tree," which is one of my favorites. The rhyme scheme is strict but I have taken a little liberty with… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 24, 2007

Reads: 181

Shelves: 1

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To Bruce, who on receiving a gift of UFC cap - showed his appreciation & enthusiasm - wonderful to behold! Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 08, 2007

Reads: 170

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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This is a comment I left for my erstwhile partner in crime 'Dawn Prest'. It is a comment for her poem 'Neon King of the Cupids' and as such follows that vain. I wrote it in 30 seconds, so it ain't that great, but is a bit of fun. Read More
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