Turkey stories, books, poems, and more

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A black man born in Nigeria shares his traumatic stories. Coming to Amreika aboard a World Class African Ship Liner with a whole 4 rows of seat is Blackeyemeat, otherwise known as Hwalalatiska SHaikasrka. Join him on his journey, from his birth to the accidents that resulted in his 8… Read More

Poem / Humor

December 21, 2016

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Comments: 3

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A festive version of 'Mary had a little lamb'. Read More

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A family/love story set in Turkey, with reference to the Syrian Refugee Crisis Read More

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Once a year there is a season.. that gives reason to the Orange Gourd we call the Pumpkin.. better known as the " Majority Call ". Read More

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Thanks... Such a simple word. Never sounds absurd. Never endless chatter, as though didn't matter. Always cool, refreshing. With thoughts ameshing. Special time of year. Now it's coming near. Thanks... Read More

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I poem I just came up with for Thanksgiving using the rhyme scheme from "Twas the Night Before Christmas Read More
Do you like Istanbul or Constantinople? Real account of my experiences in Istanbul. Read More

Tags: gay, turkey, lgbt, istanbul

Im posting about a nice thanksgiving story untill somethings disastrous happens.. :o Read More
..Christmas Day, bottom of the glass, 7 a.m. A Door slams closed! Cupids’ arrow and futures apparent promise follows yesterdays wish. China doll dishes; shards of corning ware; Remnants of the “better plans of Mice and Men”, A warm oven, and cold Turkey, Open envelopes, past due notes on “three… Read More

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Young C.I.A agent Jack Layne is sent to assassinate a drug-dealing philanthropist when the operation goes completely wrong. The strange turn of events sends him to Istanbul, London, and New York as he grows into a person he never expected he would become. This is a booksie project that is… Read More
A word gets around very fast in bird community, Jugggernaut learned this first hand very fast. Read More
It is 1952 and a race begins between Jack and Stalin's agents to locate Noah's Ark first. Stalin wants to find it to destroy it. The Nestorians have been protecting the Ark for centuries and are well prepared to meet any threat. 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

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You’re my cigarette baby And I want ya I need ya I can’t quit ya Read More

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Happy Thanksgiving Short Story Read More
"Oh dear God! James! What are you doing to the turkey?" Read More

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Tom the turkey was drinking beers with one of his buddies. Read More
Johnny's mother was preparing a big Thanksgiving feast, and all the guests arrived at the same time. Read More

Book / Travel

September 29, 2012

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In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his… Read More

Book / Memoir

September 01, 2012

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Twenty-five years ago they bought a homestead, in the middle of Vancouver Island, on the water’s edge. There are still reflections off the small lake at the foot of Mount Benson- of gardens and vineyards and woodland encounters. Westwood Lake Chronicles is a dreamscape diary, a backyard inventory of life… Read More
This autobiography describes what I have seen and/or done in various countries (Iran, Israel, USA, Italy, France, Slovakia, Switzerland, Greece, Scotland, etc.) Read More
America and China are in a breathtaking hunt for the lost tree of life in Eden. Getting it means finding the panacea for death forever. That is where the next world supremacy begins and ends. But the clue to the discovery is knowing the meaning of a mysterious poem. While… Read More
If you do not know who the ANZACs are there are the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. they fought in the 1st world war. Every year on the 25th of April Australia and New Zealand remember the sacrifices and bravery of those men and women who laid down their… Read More
The European Court of Human Rights makes the most perverted ruling in history in violation of human rights castrating the rights of refugees held sacred and legitimizes a bastardized entity known as the "Immovable Property Commission" of the TRNC as a domestic remedy on Cyprus that has a clandestine design… Read More
Today you had to sign an insurance policy in which Farmer Jones is the beneficiary Read More
A man makes a choice how to spend his Thanksgiving. Read More
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