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The story of two British soldiers during the battle of the Somme in WW1. Read More

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"I love the wealth of detail and your beautiful, descriptive style of writing. The atmosphere of a war is conveyed with saddening clarity. Heartf..." Read More

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A soldier loses his sanity in the trenches, while his captain looks for him. Read More

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Comments: 1

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It was the first free-verse poem I ever wrote. It's about a battalion of men that are felled in a charge. Based on no real event, but things like this did happen in the war - almost certainly. Thank you to all, humans and animals alike, that laid down their… Read More
Two British soldiers try to survive an attack on German positions that went wrong. Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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A letter we had to write in class from a soldier's perspective of how the trenches were during the First World War. Cover from Pixabay Read More

Tags: war, trenches, soldier, ww1

This is a short piece that I was approached to write a short while ago. I was asked to take rough concepts/moods from Leon Gellert's poem, "The Attack at Dawn", and morph them into a short story. Read More

Tags: war, trenches

This is fan fiction of a sort. It's from the point of view from a Character in Marcus Sedgewick's book the Foreshadowing. Enjoy Read More

Tags: war, man, wife, trenches

Poem / Poetry

January 01, 2013

Why did they call it the GREAT war? Read More

Tags: trenches

A story of honour and true bravery told through the eyes of a dead soldier. Read More
A soldier realising that he's got nowhere to hide, and that he's not going home. Read More
A short historical fiction, trying to depict life in the trenches during world war one through the letter a Canadian soldier writes home to his wife Susan. The grammar, probably needs some work, any and all critic welcome. Read More
Type: Fan Fiction Universe: Star Wars: The Old Republic Length: Novella Tomi signed up with the Balmorran Resistance to drive the Empire from his home, but he never imagined what faced him in the trenches around Verdin Palace. Set during the last hours of Balmorra’s freedom before the Treaty of… Read More
I know there's not much at the moment.... will update ASAP Read More
This play is set in two places a dugout in the British trench and a home in England. The Richards as been split apart. Geoff the farther and Eddie the eldest are fighting the Germans leaving Jane the second oldest and Dick the youngest at home. Each scene begins with… Read More

Tags: family, war, ww, trenches

Poem / Poetry

November 30, 2010

Why is everybody so happy ...... Read More
Power-crazed royal persons, trenches, cruelty as well as a very short life span for the soldiers are what World War I was about Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2010

Reads: 378

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Hey everyone! First time posting in a while. This is a poem comparing the White House fields to the open fields next to the Somme River in France. For those of you who don't know, that was a site of one of the biggest and bloodiest battles in world war… Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 07, 2010

Reads: 379

Comments: 2

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Tags: eire, poem, boy, trenches, uncle

this is a story about how evil and twisted the world would be if germany won world war 2 how hitler would rule. this is only my opinion this is writen from an americans point of veiw Read More
I had to do an essay on life in the trenchs in WW1. Read More

Reads: 298

Comments: 5

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Just a short poem I did in class. It took me around 20 minutes. The poem is about a boy who went to war and wishes he didn't go. Read More

Reads: 1877

Comments: 6

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just read or die Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 09, 2007

Reads: 265

Comments: 1

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Tags: poetry, trenches

I wish to make this submission as it nears "Remembrance Day" and so much has happened and needs to be said since the terrible trajedy in New York several years ago. Our struggle for freedom continues! Read More
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