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I had to dig out my journal from Mrs. Steinmeyer’s creative writing class for this one. Written 40 years ago after my best friend’s mom noticed that I didn’t have a girlfriend in high school. (I was a little shy). It was a different time...different values...different... Read More
Most of us know what “frustration” means in our lives; Some of us may wake up demotivated in the morning feeling tired, angry, depressed, or just simply miserable to face another “empty day”. The fact is; Frustration is UGLY when left too long to its own devises. I am not… Read More
In 2033, the United States is suffering a strong division of opinion. A long-time friend of the Chairman of the Special Committee is addressing an angry gathering. Read More
culturally neutral – spiritually neutered Read More
"A Better Place" is a fictional story about a Nazi officer during WWII who learns through unexpected time travel experiences that it is not hatred and the elimination of those different from oneself that makes the world a better place, but rather, it is friendship and tolerance among all people… Read More
This is a Haiku series in which the scribe writes about his environment, the splendour of Nature, and the author's hometown Freiburg, an idyllic place in the Schwarzwald. Read More
Satis Shroff is a poet living in Freiburg, German and he writes this time about the trauma of Charlie Hebdo as well as the terrorist attacks in Paris and feels the pulse of the country he has been living in over thirty years. Read More
At times I get frustrated at my situation, and it was about time I developed a poem describing that energy. Read More
Today we were gathered at the War Memorial in a hamlet called Kappel, which belongs to Freiburg, for it's Volkstrauertag, the day the people of Germany think and pray for the sons of Kappel (and other hamlets, town and cities) who fell in the two Great Wars. The World War… Read More
This paper will explore the movie “Requiem for a Dream,” and an addiction to methamphetamines. It will identify the substance and give a brief description of its effects and danger to society. Classification of the drug will be discussed, and general concerns about withdraw symptoms. Also, the frequency of drug… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2014

A poem about the shadows of doubt and intolerance and a showdown against it. Read More
This poetry is a re-up of my essay called "Superheroes". Please read the essay first and then this poem. Although, there's a little linkage between this poem and that essay, but if you read the essay first, it will develop a realization in your minds related to the people which… Read More

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One common day an angel appears in one common life of a common man. And the world becomes a new reality. But how to deal with the fallen from the sky miracle? That is the queston the character of the story "The Man and The Angel" is faced with. Read More
My continuing struggle with the rights of the individual. This poem relates to faith, tolerance and our feelings of being alone. I'm not religious and have had times when modern religion has rubbed me the wrong way, but everyone prays at some point in their lives. Everyone seeks faith in… Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

December 30, 2013

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Book / Young Adult

October 23, 2013

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Sam is just your average bullied kid who falls in love with the popular kid Jacoby. It seems like the typical high school story of hopeless dreams and unrequited love, but everything isn't as it seems. Just read and find out what lies in store for these two teens. Read More
This poetry highlights the significance of dreadful shadows casted over your emotions when you flunk to stand upto the expectations of dear ones around!! Read More
Patience is important in my life but when I wrote the word on my screen, I was surprised where this piece took me. Read More
The contents of Collected Poems have appeared in different literary and other websites and has been put in book form by the author. It is about the sehnsucht or longing for the Himalayas and the angst evoked by the new changes in his country of descent. Read More

Essay / Other

January 24, 2013

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An essay I wrote for a competition at the university. I won, and with that I got a free trip to Turkey, which will commence March 8th. The essay had to be specifically about how a certain book (The Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat) enhanced my understanding of other… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

December 18, 2012

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A young man in 1930 Germany struggles in life with the rise of the Nazi party, and must deal with his wife as she is hiding a dark secret. Read More
We have all of these struggles in life and it seems they can be never-ending, overwhelming, self-consuming but, if we really sit down and think about it, the hardest battles in any given sitaution, is the one we fight within ourselves. Teh biggest critic is always one's self, the biggest… Read More
Excerpt from chapter discussing race issues in South Africa from my book "How Canada Could Rule the World" The whole chapter can be found at Read More
Excerpt from my chapter on religion from my book "How Canada Could Rule the World" The whole chapter can be read at Read More
Another excerpt from my chapter on religion from my book "How Canada Could Rule the World" The whole chapter can be found at Read More
Excerpt from a chapter on religion from my book "How Canada Could Rule the World". The entire chapter can be found at Read More
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