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By looking into the spiritual background of life, we can find a better understanding why sorrow and sadness are as necessary for our evolutionary pathway through life as joy and happiness. Read More
Overwhelmed with sorrow, Idla narrated his story to Helen which explained why he always went to a particular spot in the restaurant Helen met him. What brought him grief? Read this story to find out. I'll try to keep publishing more parts of it, every Sunday, until it gets to… Read More

Tags: death, family, war, sorrow

During World War Two,many young men are volunteering to join the armed forces while others are being conscripted. Tom Banway the main protagonist, is determined to be guided by his faith and becomes a conscientious objector, much to the disgust of his atheist brother. The story tells of the difficulties… Read More

Tags: love, war, faith, sorrow

Six short poems that involve love, war, sorrow, and humor. Three of the poems are lyrics to songs. --- Unfortunately, the sheet music could not be copied into this book. The complete book (in PDF) can be downloaded (for free) from Lulu.com Publishing. Read More

Tags: love, war, sorrow, dance, poems

Kids living in poverty areas with the challenges of gang influences Read More
I live this forest, espacially in fall, when i come here with Pearl, my best friend as long as I can remember. Read More

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Is depression a way to happiness, to love, to salvation of anything? Sometimes, I got really baffled by the amount of depression going on in this site or in the world in general.... Read More
A poem about a broken, confused heart. Read More
I wrote the original version of this poem (even more depressing that this new version) in September of 1981. I was living near Vancouver, going through a bad break-up, and the world in general looked pretty grim. It still does, but now I have a firmer grasp of things that… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 03, 2019

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Comments: 1

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Poem / Poetry

November 03, 2019

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Tags: death, life, poem, sorrow

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A sonnet of healing and heartbreak. (Rhyme scheme: ABBAABBACDDCEE.) Read More
This is my story..... Read More

Tags: love, sorrow, victory

Poem / Song Lyrics

October 11, 2019

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There may be many negative and bad people around us, whether co-workers, friends, or relatives. However, we can choose for those kind of people to be an effective warning to keep us far from going down the same paths. Read More
No matter how good you are, some people will never see anything good in you Read More

Tags: pain, grief, sorrow

Book / Historical Fiction

September 23, 2019

Sarah Ellis is a 14-year-old girl with a sad past tying to find happiness Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 28, 2019

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Comments: 1

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Tracey Harper is a sixteen year old girl from Ohio, who loses her boyfriend, David Pall, in an accident. But, to her, she can't let go of him, and causes her pain at losing him, resulting in her to feel sorrow when she visits his grave. Read More
Phoenix is a 16-year-old Orphan in the Democracy of Mara Isle the day she is released from the Catholic orphanage who is run by nuns she is given a Ring. that was said to have belonged to her mother. she goes out in search of a family if she even… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 09, 2019

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Comments: 1

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Fear is in all of us, but we should control it. My poem. Read More

Tags: love, happy, fear, sorrow, lord

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Comments: 5

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Death, ….. A Penalty? Down the corridor two march in unison, echoing in the tomb they now share, still a calm is in the air. What may bring to one a closure, brings an awful pain to another . Sounds of nervous breathing pounding throughout the air, one can almost… Read More

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Since I have a lot of poems, some alright, other's... horrid... I figured I should put them all into one place. Many were done while I was very very young. Forgive their rough exteriors. I use the name E.VA in homage to my paternal grandmother who was supportive of my… Read More

Book / Romance

June 08, 2019

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Comments: 1

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Orchid wasn't born into a normal family. She has grown up amid vampires and werewolves who never age physically. She wouldn't have wanted it any other way. For herself she wants a fairytale love. One that will sweep her off her feet in a blow and be hers forever. Yet… Read More
Danielle March lost her dad on her fifth birthday. Taking a bullet to protect her, not realizing that she was a part of of something big. Bigger than she could ever imagine. Read More

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Comments: 4

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Tags: grief, sorrow, bottle, vial

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