Tradition stories, books, poems, and more

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A man and his wife have a unique way of celebrating their birthdays. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 30, 2016

Reads: 30

Shelves: 1

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'Ambai' means young lady in Simbu language of Papua New Guinea Read More

Poem / Romance

August 24, 2016

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

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A poem about Papua New Guinean culture Read More
In late Edo period in Japan (about 140 years ago), there was a diligent farmer. One day, he found a black jar in the field... Read More

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Comments: 1

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taken from my book, "Into The Direction Of Where" Read More
Memories of an Italian-American Easter in Brooklyn. Read More
It's a description about Kerala's Gold Crazy Culture Read More
A short One Act Play about a Woman from a Devout Catholic Italian American family who finds love and breaks her families traditions in the process. She's been keeping a secret for a couple of years, that she know will devastate her father mostly. Read More
Florence Jennings Holly ( Rose ) was the child bride of Bill Holly . She was a woman torn between the demands of adulthood and marriage and the longings of her heart to be the daughter and sister her family suddenly needed her to be. or was it Florence needed… Read More
This a story of a garment maker who discovers the birth of a baby in the town of Bethlehem so long ago. For him and his family this starts a tradition of love and sharing that they celbrate in years following Read More

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Some people love history, because the thought of imagining themselves as knights, vikings and soldiers...actually excites them; and some men and women who lived in that era, needed something much more than being remembered. They looked forward to the future. Read More

Article / Other

May 09, 2014

Reads: 390

Comments: 21

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Just a simple article about the English tradition ''Teatime'' and that it is a part of the history and culture in the UK. So let's see how did it start and how did it serve? Read More

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Beth Sinclair dreams of being a dancer, but she has been trained for years to take over her father's apple orchard. When faced with the decision to follow her family or heart, Beth is torn between the world she knows and the life she dreams to live. Read More

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Comments: 3

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A young man raised to be the story teller of his people inadvertently becomes the spark of a world wide revolt against tyranny. Read More
The Owaro Ajodun, an annual festival to ward off angry spirits, goes terribly wrong. The festival brings peace and order to the realm by appeasing two diametric, hellish spirit races, the impenitent and the vengeful, by rallying offenders for the sake of seeking forgiveness from spirits of the dead. The… Read More
The Owaro Ajodun, an annual festival to ward off angry spirits, goes terribly wrong. The festival brings peace and order to the realm by appeasing two diametric, hellish spirit races, the impenitent and the vengeful, by rallying offenders for the sake of seeking forgiveness from spirits of the dead. The… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 05, 2013

Reads: 83

Shelves: 1

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My view of traditional marriage. More political in some cases about why I believe people should get married; to raise a family. How people are getting lazy about what this commitment is and how long it lasts. Life is not perfect and neither is anyone's marriage. Its doesn't mean you… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 20, 2013

Reads: 122

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Bharatanatyam is a classical Indian dance form originating in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This dance form denotes various 19th and 20th century reconstructions of Sadir, the art of temple dancers. Sadir in turn, is derived from ancient dance forms that includes some acrobatic karanas. Bharatnatyam is usually… Read More

Essay / Memoir

November 02, 2012

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Comments: 1

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When someone dies they're never truly gone. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

October 01, 2012

Reads: 193

Comments: 1

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Michael, a missionary priest in Kenya, has just killed Munyasya, a retired army officer. It might have been an accident, but Mulonzya, a politician resentful of the power of foreigners, tries to exploit the tragedy for his own ends. Boniface, a young church worker, and his wife, Josephine, have just… Read More

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John is an idealist. He turns his back on a successful legal career in London to return to his home in Migwani, a small, poor town in eastern Kenya. His ambition is to assist his country’s development, to create a model that others might emulate. But in trying to rediscover… Read More

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THIS POEM SAY ABOUT HOW PEOPLE SUFFERS DUE TO SOME NARROW MINDED PEOPLE AND THEIR VALUES WHICH THEY CALL TRADITION. Read More

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Comments: 1

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this is about the struggle to subdue ansectoral curse. Read More

Tags: tradition

Lyman can't escape the lingering fear and despair after his brothers death. As Lyman solves the death will it mend his troubles? or will the death of his beloved brother consume him? Read More

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Comments: 14

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This is a love story to start with....one with a lot of emotion and is quite different....please read it....I promise you'll like it........:) Read More

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The poem is all about what a woman who lost her husband and is being maltreated by her in-laws and goes into hardship and no one to protect her but all those problems does not last long when her children grows up to bring her out of the hardship. Read More
The poem is about Christianity and modernization fighting the barbaric culture of dehumanization. The poet used the ‘wife of the most high’ to make out her point where there are still crumbs of barbaric behaviour that is still in man’s tradition. She prays for a clean tradition in our land.… Read More

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Comments: 1

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From the shadows of a darkened past comes a teacher who loves her students. A teacher who despite persecution teaches her views without fear. A teacher whose students are killed for their beliefs before her eyes. A teacher whose sister, a babe still in arms, is killed. The massacre breaks… Read More
My Grandfathers passing. I’ve never seen a man love his wife as much as he did. If there ever were a person to model myself after it would be him, because he was the perfect man resembling Jesus in many ways. Read More
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