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(Title and cover temporary.) Katherine is a spunky colonial girl who was orphaned. She was taken under the wing of Mrs. Marshall, the wife of a plantation owner. However, Mrs. Marshall's motives are anything but altruistic. As Katherine must dance between the intersecting webs of responsibility and happiness, where will… Read More
A cinematic poetry series written by Christian Tripp. Read More

Tags: south, ghetto, tragic

Poem / Humor

November 27, 2018

Tags: rebel, south, southern

Reads: 456

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Write_Right_Books House

A poem that is warning us about a possible future for us. Read More

Tags: east, four, north, south, west

Two young men find a unique way of getting back at someone. Read More

Tags: revenge, south

This is a short story I wrote for school but fell in love with. I'm adding more as I come up with it. Read More

Tags: love, romance, life, south

Poem / Poetry

December 07, 2017

A poem written for fun about a wind’s adventure around the land of mountains, valleys, forests, and rivers. Read More

Tags: wind, breeze, north, south, west

The South is a lonely place, but two brothers still struggle to claim it as their own. In this flash fiction piece, the Greek mythos of Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades has been relocated to the southern region of the United States of America and repurposed into a short story. Read More
Makenzie is left a widow with a two million dollar policy tied up in her husband, Trent's, secret investments. Trent is dead, yet stuck in between eternal life and damnation because he can't let his wife go. Trent's death wasn't an accident and neither is his purgatory sentence. Read More

Poem / Humor

July 23, 2016

Reads: 747

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My thoughts on the great divide ! Read More

Reads: 41340

Comments: 5

Shelves: 6

The Booksie Classic House

A drifter settles down in a southern town and is subsequently forced to make an ethical decision. Read More
In the far lost world of the nubian desert, everyone is a stranger. Read More
Another adventure of Life in the 32502 Zip Code are and another page in the Saga of Edith Clarice, English Literature major and the future of the American South. Read More
This short is actually based on the lyrics from Billie Holidays song "Strange Fruit." This was actually an assignment for one of my college English courses. And one of the few truly short, short stories I have written! There was a word limit so... Summary: Kate takes her mule Sir… Read More
This cookbook has 6 generations of good ole southern family recipes as well as some fun ones. There are around 600 recipes in this book. You will find anything from purple hull peas to jalapeno cornbread, chocolate pie to frog legs, Dutch oven recipes to gifts in a jar, roadkill… Read More
The paper provides a review of how father absence exposes young women to HIV vulnerability in South Africa. Through a conceptual frame work provided, the research shows that father absence contributes to the vulnerability of young women to HIV. Read More

Reads: 8163

Comments: 29

Shelves: 1

The Romance House

Lee Glover has two main concerns in life - seeing his father survive this bought of cancer and maintaining the ranch he helped his father build. He has no time for his father's attempt at match making. When his father brings Camille into their life things start to get turned… Read More
I shall tell you how I came to eat the flesh of another human being. It all began when I and seven other evicted prisoners escaped from South Wales in Australia. I'd posted this story years ago on another side. Read More
An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of the race for… Read More
This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever-present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 19, 2014

Reads: 629

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I was thinking about the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation rhymed when I wrote this poem. Read More

Reads: 583

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

They're Not My Girls is Jesi's first short story. In They're Not My Girls, readers follow the narrator to the places she has never been before and interact with the people she has never met before. They're Not My Girls is an examination of the maybe and what those maybe's… Read More
Profile of a member of my university journalism tutorial group. A poor, young man from the hinterlands of South Africa's Eastern Cape. Read More
Just trying out this story, tell me what you think. Read More
"Here" I said as I held out my jacket. He looked at me as he shook his head with a smile. "I can't take it, it's supposed to be the other way around now" "Who says?" As he was about to say something I interrupted him "im your friend and… Read More
The story takes place in 1962 Chicago, a time of innocence, before the turbulence of the sixties would literally change the world. The characters are best friends from the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's south side. They are all typical youngsters, wild, carefree, and full of hope, and promise. It is… Read More
I remain inclined and rooted in the ideology of communism. A free society that enjoys financial and spiritual freedom. Read More
A girl named Annie who lives in rural Kentucky reminisces about a day where her life took a huge turn after a devastating event, then goes on to reveal other things that took place in her life. She has to grow up quickly because people who have told her they… Read More
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