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Is going after everything worth the struggles? Read More

Reads: 323

Comments: 1

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A man in desperate search of power gets the surprise of his lifetime. Read More
This is the story of one man - who once had a vast amount of wealth, a very lovely family, and a perfectly comfortable life - who gradually lost nearly everything in his life that he had cherished deeply during the Great Recession. It is a anonymous account written by… Read More

Book / Fantasy

October 07, 2012

Reads: 526

Comments: 5

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Come, sit down and hear my tale. A tale of darkness and light, of ice and fire, of death and life. A tale of... snow, and steel. Once, a mighty empire ruled, and all knelt, or fell. However, doom took place. Horrors of shadow and ice, released by accident, overtook… Read More
The Invisible serve the Blind. The Blind rule the darkness. The Darkness is all that is known. Very few men may be gods. Many men may be kings. The rest wallow in the depths, unseen and forgotten. When you are born into a story greater than yourself, will you stay… Read More
Throughout the “Middle Ages” the Catholic Church was the main form of Christianity in Europe. Because of this the Church amassed a great wealth of economic power and political control within European Nations. On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther attached his 95 Theses to the local Church in Wittenburg calling… Read More
The story of a mans working life. Detailing the time he started as a trainee, to the top of the particular tree that he decided to climb, to his spectacular fall from grace. It is a tale of enduring love, life learnings, a battle with depression, and courtroom drama. It… Read More

Book / Gay and Lesbian

April 21, 2012

Reads: 3029

Comments: 19

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A sunny southern boy moves to a cold Northern town to live in a crumbling duplex, ready to suffer for his art. He wants something different, but even he wasn't expecting this--a mysterious, shadowy housemate who never goes outside. A story about suffering and how it ends, love and how… Read More
Some books are like sleeper cells--they slide into our life quietly, without any hype or hoopla, without grand promises or proclaiming a direct line to God, and the content is so self-evident that until we actually take notice and activate the understanding, the messages go relatively unnoticed. This is such… Read More
When young lady Lily hears a knocking from the old Crypt in the corner of her garden, she is shocked to find Charlotte; as alive, it appears, as herself, despite being murdered over forty years before. They both take it to be a coincidence until Charlotte encounters Lily's sister Annabella's… Read More
The story of a big cats tamer wishing to become the Pharaoh's Wife. Read More

Reads: 187

Comments: 1

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this is the golden truth even about people Read More
This one is written for those who try to find perfection in everything. A true story indeed and I made some changes in the plot to keep the story alive.Criticisms are most welcome. Read More
A lesson on life from two children who grow to adulthood. Read More

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Comments: 197

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James Winslow, a wild, party-going twenty-three year old, is stunned out of his wits when his father tells him he has to find a wife. What’s worse is that James only has three months. Desperate, he decides on the first person that comes to his mind. Steffannie Carterr a nineteen-year… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 09, 2011

A poem for those times when it seems better to live under a rock than deal with society for a minute longer. Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 03, 2011

Reads: 519

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is just one of a set of stories about a young barbarbarian warriour, theif, rougue and adventurer called Blake. In a mythical age when magic is possible and fantastic creatures and unspeakable horrors exist alongside mortal man, Blake travels the deserts, lush plains and steamy jungles in search of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 03, 2011

What true wealth is Read More

Tags: true, wealth, knowing

The Maxwells have it all - family, fame and fortune. There are some things money just can't buy - keeping a love one alive and kept secrets from another with a clandestine past. Find out how this matriarch handles keeping her family together through many trials and tribulations. Things change… Read More

Reads: 203

Comments: 2

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I'm not religious but this story is based upon the Garden of Eden, where Adam and Eve once lived. Metaphorically,this poem is about how we have created illusions of wealth with gems rather than nature, and that materialism has led to the decline of a once beautiful world. Read More
I am not that rich, Still I play on life-pitch, My requirements are less, My Lord does kindly bless, Greed is removed, Contentment is stored. Read More
Exactly what the title says - Coin and Confusement Read More
just for fun Read More

Tags: trees, money, wealth

This poem explicates how diverse the world is, and how so much is happening at this very second that we don't all experience at once.. Read More
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