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The Booksie Classic House

A poem inspired by last night's riots in France. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Not too far from reality, the Dystopian world takes over little by little, just not all of us are able to see it... Read More
Cameraman Looks Back On Covering History of News in San Francisco Veteran news cameraman Hank Schoepp, who worked for San Francisco’s KPIX channel 5 evening news from 1968-1997, has released a memoir on His book covers a one-of-a-kind view on some of the biggest stories of that time. Many… Read More
This story is based on a communal riot,the Gujrat riot of 2002 that took place in India. It is a short depiction of the journey of two girls through the despondent turmoils of that period. Read More
Zimmerman's funeral is held and sparsely attended, Mayor Sarandon recuperates in the hospital,Ryan and his friends try to pass the time while trapped at school, Jacob takes inspiration from the riot police while Ethan attempts to regain control of the city Read More
Detective Zimmerman is released from prison and his actions wreak havoc on Hansbay Read More
The nature of a anger involves violence, retaliation, and even sometimes death. In 1992 the city of Los Angeles witnessed a wide open attack on empty streets. Following a committed racial assault from the Los Angeles Police Department. Read More
A sneak peek of fast-paced British thriller 'Crack', which was shortlisted for the Page Turner Prize 2011. A cop hits and kills a young girl with his car in a notorious British estate and is thrust into a life-threatening stand-off with the gathering crowd. When the stand-off escalates into a… Read More
Silence is the night until the day is forlorn. Read More
I wrote this poem after hearing about the London riots. This poem is for all of those who have been affected and I hope the light will shine on you as the sitaution may change in the future. Read More
The government is held responsible for turning off large power generators due to a lack of resources, there are riots occuring all over America, Mars will be among them accompanied by her new friend, Vincent. Read More
Austerity measures. Politics in Britain today and a warning from history. Read More

Essay / Memoir

July 26, 2009

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The Booksie Classic House

This the first assignment for my creative writing course that I am auditing online. It's purpose is to use sensory discriptors to describe a place that is important to me the author. I have blended this with a historical perspective, concerning my city of residence, as well. Further information about… Read More
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