Sicily stories, books, poems, and more

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A short article about how the Maltese Falcon flew to Hollywood and became famous - The bird - The Novel - The films history Read More

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Comments: 8

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A story of a conflict between two Mafia Families. The Russo Family and The Prosperi Family in the 1920's. A story of greed, a merciless revenge from an outsider who is thought to be an easy target. Read More

Tags: mafia, sicily

Reads: 388

Comments: 1

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This short story is about a hard working Italian American gentleman, who moves to America with his dad to make a fortune. He has to overcome multiple hurdles to reach his ultimate goal, and he encounters sadness and depression in his life. But he also encounters happiness and love. Read More

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Comments: 4

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This poem is one I wrote after reading about criminal activity in well planned syndicates such as the Italian Mafia. The Italian Mafia, or otherwise known as 'La Cosa Nostra' is an infamous organisation which has thrived the criminal underworld for decades. The poem is from the viewpoint of a… Read More
The elements turn against a group of backpackers on a Sicilian volcano; some pray, others do not have that luxury. Read More

Reads: 332

Comments: 1

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This is John,heartbroken and on his way through the clubs. His love had left him and he just didnt seem to get over it. Read More

Tags: love, gay, story, john, sicily, ben

Reads: 563

Comments: 1

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A cardiac surgeon can fix other people's hearts but not his own. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 09, 2007

Reads: 166

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Poem describing someone I know, who lives a life cryptic and lyrical, existing metaphorically always. Read More
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