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A poem based on my true experience when I saw a pigeon fledgling in trouble. This poem is an entry for Archia's contest in Review Chain under the prompt "That spark on the yellow wall". The spark that I consider here is the fledgling because he portrayed a strong will… Read More
Eva expected Barry to propose to her soon after high school graduation, but Barry felt that he should help his mother to take care of his siblings until they had finished school. And by the time Barry was ready to get married, Eva was no longer available because of her… Read More
LIFE, DEATH, HELPING, MENTORING, RESPONSIBILITY, SAVING LIVES Judith Robinson, a recent grad from UC Berkeley, is off to her first assignment as a Mentor. She is young and black, her Mentee is old and white. But he has requested her. He has Alzheimers Early Stage. Judith must confront all these… Read More

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It's so much fun when you see a fountain or wishing well, make a wish, and hope that it will bring you good luck. Well, I thought it would be fun to write from a likely wishing well's perspective. Read More

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December 15, 2019

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I'm comparing what it was like in my childhood to what it is like growing into an adult. Read More
Freedom of speech and the influence of hate... Read More

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I am a hobby writer Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 08, 2018

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Short poem. Read More

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This one I wrote in 1982, when I was 22 years old. What does it say about me when I confess that how I feel hasn't really changed at all. I tried different paths in life, but I always end up right back in my own skin. Read More

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Trigger warning -- concerns suicidal thoughts. Read More
when ivy, a young teenage girl, has a desire for a kitten, she will do anything to prove her mom she can handle the responsibility. Read More

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June 05, 2017

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I can't offer a description for this poem. Monday, June 5th, 2017. Read More

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Sam is thirteen today, no longer a child. He just hopes his Dad keeps his promise. Thanks for the inspiration, Mike!! Read More
Trish finds out that her cousin Helen is coming to stay. Helen has problems so it is up to Trish to try to find a way of helping her. Read More
A short story of how i put my life together. Read More
2017 is the year of " taking responsibility " for our words, actions decisions, choices ,health and wellness...make it a point to note any changes in your personal world....and address them... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 14, 2015

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quick piece I wrote this afternoon - A king can be a fool Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 23, 2015

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Lux in Obscuram (Enlightenment of the unenlightened) Read More
Coming of age....of responsibility Read More
A brief essay on man and how we as a society have veered from the path our forefather's had planned for us when they laid out the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. I go into detail just how big our National debt is and the unspoken unfunded liabilities.… Read More
All his life Andrew Volek has been running from his responsibilities. It isn't until the end of civilization that he realizes, you cant run away your entire life. Read More
When Vincent gets the girl next door, Daisy, pregnant, his family sends him away. They may find this entire situation inappropriate, but Vincent loves her more than anything. What is it that makes him so much different than everyone else? Read More
An essay saying that Democrats must take personal responsibility for their poor showing in November, and work harder next time. Read More
In this essay, Patrick expresses the view that Democrats not wallow in recrimination or play the blame game to explain their poor showing at the polls in November. Rather, we should focus on doing all we can, at the grassroots level, to turn things around in 2016. Read More
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