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"This needs to be heard and spoken about more frequently. This reminds me of Ocean Front in Virginia Beach. It is pretty sad to see this, indeed...." Read More

Roe vs Wade entered the American consciousness as a remedy to allow women legal access to abortion in dire situations--when pregnancy might cause death, or when pregnancy was the result of sexual assault. Glommed on to by feminists, the left, and celebrities, abortion became a "right," although the first right… Read More
I am not a fan of the "cancel culture". individual rights to have opinions and not cave in to edicts of Hollywood or sports heroes or the man in the moon, should he become involved are impoverishing the world without creating anything positive to replace all those many, many human… Read More
A short story, where ‘She’ is stuck, hopeless, tired of fighting with the societal demons and cannot see the light at the end of the tunnel. Read More
Jack Amano became an anti-mainstreamer and got on board the jet stream in order to search for his own path in an exotic country. Read More

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In her math class, Ms. Modell discusses her students' continuation stories based on Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery." Read More

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Wong Haff was kidnapped by the U.S. military from a small Asian country. He was mistaken for an international fugitive in hiding. After the military acknowledged the error, he was dumped on the street here. Read More
Avidyapolis is one of the largest cities in the world. And, I am the spirit, and the creator, of the city. People here don’t really know me “in person.” Only a small number of smart folks faintly suspect my existence. Read More
Just some bar patrons expressing extended viewpoints on social issues. But are they?. Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 19, 2017

Hypnagogia: the experience of the transitional state from wakefulness to sleep Read More
The story is about two girls, telling their story about a strange time in our history which is everything that is happening in our world today. It is the most debated issue today and there isn't enough people caring about everything happening around us. Maybe we can learn something… Read More
The final offering from Sir Bertram for the time being. Read More

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Another offering from Sir Bertram. Read More
Sir Bertram Utterside makes a series of pronouncements, not always entirely serious, on a variety of burning social issues. Read More
This particular poem has lots of imagery and scenes but the images in this poem aren't just images they are based on a lot of social issues. Read More

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Paul spends six months on the streets trying to find a young girl who has gone missing. Who is Paul? Why is he looking for Amy? Can he find her before it`s too late. Read More

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