Virginia stories, books, poems, and more

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Streaming consciousness as a literary device, as interpreted by Virginia Woolf can be a very trying read. Best left to interpret by students of literature and best avoided by lay readers who read for enjoyment. Read More
An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about—the forgotten—Moses Grandy, who was born into slavery, though, wrote his own biography. Read More
An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about the tallest skyscraper in Virginia, of the United States. Read More
An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about a historic tunnel in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Read More

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An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about a heart-breaking plane crash that occurred in Norfolk, Virginia of the United States, early 2015. Read More
An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about the bizarre story involving accusations of witchcraft from a woman who lived in Pungo, of Virginia Beach—dating back to the late 1600s and early 1700s Read More

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An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about a historic hotel—famous, and visited by many well-known names—in Virginia Beach, Virginia Read More

Featured Review by Allen Darkmyst

"This popped up by coincidence on my feed, but I actually work here! Nice work on this writing!" Read More

An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about a bridge—in Virginia of the U.S.—that was known as the world's longest in 1928, structured between the shoreline of South Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Read More
An informational article, written and edited by The Ghost-Bull, about a historic building that was, once, theatrical in the city of Newport News, Virginia. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2021

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A poem penned in tribute to my current USA State of Virginia. A beautiful land of rich variety, and a fine place to call home. Read More
The content, written and edited by the Ghost-Bull, is an informational article about a historic battle taking place—in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake, Virginia—during the American Revolutionary War, in 1775. Read More

Featured Review by Suzanne Mays

"Ghost-Bull, Thank you for this informative account of one of the earliest battles of the American Revolution. I learned much that I didn't know..." Read More

A tale of lost time and loss. Read More

Tags: virginia, 1970s

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A group of elderly, southern, black women gather for their weekly Pokeno game. Read More

Tags: women, virginia

The American Civil War was fought mostly in the South. But, the war reached all corners of the United States, even St. Lawrence County, in New York's "North Country." This is one Union soldier's letters home telling his story of the ravages of war that took him from his home… Read More
A woman get on a train going home, but what happens next is a little odd to say the least. Read More
This poem and essay is a draft of work I started as a child (when I was known as a "wealthy heiress or heir" in the United States and someone told me I actually own the Liberty Bell and protect it. I am not the person who struck a bell… Read More
A poem about an actual occurrence that happened in the State of Virginia, USA. Read More
I used to fear death. I wanted to share a short story about the many unique experiences I had on my grandfather's farm when I was only six years old. The many things my grandfather taught me about life and ultimately about death. Read More
This humorous essay documents a family trip to backwater Virginia. I pepper my account with sarcasm and irreverence galore. Read More
This story is a prequel to another story that I am working on called "In His Head." Siobhan was so left out background wise, so I decided to write something in her honor. Read More
Ginny Clemms, the young cousin of the upcoming poet Edgar Allan Poe, lives a quiet, dull life in the village of Hatting, Virginia, with only her silly mother and a copy of The New Testament for company. But when Edgar arrives unexpectedly one summer, Ginny begins to uncover a murky… Read More
My first Chase Frost Adventure summary: Chase Frost was a normal kid, He had never been the hero type, and certainly Not a SPY, But when Secrets are discovered and the earth is in danger, can this Thirteen year old save the world? Read this action packed adventure that will… Read More

Book / Horror

December 04, 2011

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"I saw how shocked Sadie was when she saw all the blood, but she gave me a look when she didn’t see our mother lying on the ground where I told her. My heart was pounding in my chest. What the fuck is going on here? Is this some kind… Read More

Book / Romance

June 21, 2010

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Comments: 7

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In the rugged Appalachian mountains in Southern West Virginia an ancient river twist and cuts its way thru the landscape. In the Early 1900's numerous "Coal" Towns pop up along its waters. The small town of Thurmond is born and the infamous hotel the "Dun Glenn" earns the reputation as… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 29, 2010

Virgina Woolf drowns herself fearing an oncoming madness returning. Read More
Alice Gregory is a teenage girl living in the Great Depression. One day, in the attic of her family'some, she discovers the diary of Mildred Wilcox. She reads the 150 year old diary and is intrigued to find a relationship between Mildred and George Washington. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 03, 2009

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Comments: 1

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This poem comes from my NEW Book, "My pen, my pad, my way." Read More

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A life decided by the court. But when forced to spend the summer with her father, will things change for JoAnn Beth? My first novel...so...Criticisem needed badly! Please leave comments, god or bad. I need feedback! and i would like to know if anyone thinks i should continue the story… Read More

Tags: hell, summer, virginia

I wrote this after the Virginia Tech Shooting! Read More
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