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Inconsiderate inconsideration
By Inad Vertently, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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Inconsiderate inconsideration By Inad Vertently Jr. "a flock of words .... .... probably better as herds" Loosely in the category of: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature. :)
To the Angel of the Church in the Place Called America
By T. C. Radcliff
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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What would it be like if an angel of the Lord showed up in every church in America with a letter from God and said, "Read it!"? Do you think He would be pleased with us? Probably not. This 5000 word essay/booklet was given to the author in dreams. Does it really show what God thinks of us? Pastors, ministers, and evangelists will find it to be great food for thought and sermon material.
Freedom
By Shriya Rao
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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A very short story/ essay about the pressures of life. And how they effect a young person's mind.
The Man Rules
By John Puckett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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For millenia, Men have tried to define what exactly it takes to be a Man. Finally, after decades of exhausting research (with a few bathroom breaks thrown in), John Puckett has created the essential guide to Being a Man. This book answers some of the burning questions of Manhood, including: - How can I become rich? - How can I win an argument with my wife? - Should I get a tattoo? And more!
Espejismo Fractal
By Lilia Morales y Mori
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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Lilia Morales y Mori nos invita a un apasionante viaje por los senderos de la literatura abordando con gran acierto diferentes estilos literarios: Poesía. Haikú. Tanka. Soneto. Décima. Cuento y Ensayo. Aunque la propuesta literaria abarca las inquietudes y sentimientos de los seres humanos. Es en el terreno de lo abstracto, del cosmos y del universo, el contexto en el que se fundamenta la obra.
Lost in the Desert (essay)
By Tarla Kramer
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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Sometimes in life you get through one grief when another is dumped on you, and it can feel like you are wandering through the desert unable to find the way out.
A Down by a Tomorrow
By Danny Allen
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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An exciting, priescient and confirming book of poetry which might prove an impressive litany of prose from Mr. Allen. Exacting the theme, terms and scope of what is good-poetry in 90 poems of literary-verse. Vantaging ideas expanding on the tentatives of poetic, schematic and illustrative writing is found in 'A Down...'
The Saga of Peabody and Other True Life Adventures
By Sherry Chadwell
Price: Free! Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
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A wild raven learns to trust the author and her husband. A bat flies in to gently take moths from a child's fingers. A mother warbler perches on the author's thumb to feed its babies held in the palm of her hand. A foundling baby pack rat grows up with the family and is gradually returned to his natural home in the woods. These are just a few of the tales found within these pages.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
By Lakshman Singh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
My Poems
By Vicky Yang
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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These poems were written to express some thoughts, some emotions, and some stories.
Moon Landing
By Ryan Loera
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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Moon Landing is just one of many of my daily musings.
Chaotic
By Ryan Loera
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
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Another musing of mine. Am I living within society or is society living in me?
Cat-Fish & Fish-Cat
By Michael Allender
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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In this fourth in a collection of fourteen short stories by Abbie Joules, her brother Bendigo is befriended by a young calico cat on their east Texas farm. Together they explore an unlikely friendship with a farm pond catfish, a relationship of discovery that enriches and changes Ben's life.
Loose Beans From The "Coffee Can Chronicles"
By Michael Pollick
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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These ultra-short essays were originally commissioned by a gourmet coffee company in Portland, Oregon. They were scheduled to appear on coffee can labels, but instead remained unpublished for ten years. The original Smashwords collection, "Coffee Can Chronicles", is also available for purchase. Brew up a pot of your favorite java and enjoy these short pieces while you drink it.
Two Poems for MH370
By Dr.Timothy Sng
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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Just two poems for MH370, written for the family of victims on board the Malaysian airline flight MH370, which went missing on 8.3.2014. The world prayed for them and many continue to follow the progress of the search for the missing air craft and its victims. Meanwhile, grieving family members and friends continue to go through the agony and suffering of this tragic loss.
She Picks
By Ryan Loera
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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She picks her nose. She enjoys it.
The Art Teacher
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
The Big Red Chair
By Brenda J Wood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Poetry
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Big Red Chair is a wonderful story that centers around a big red chair that didn’t start out to be so loved. When Afi (Icelandic for Grandpa) gets sick and goes to heaven, the grandchildren still remember Afi and the love and laughter they shared with him, by still using his Big Red Chair.
Ghost Hand
By H Jason Schulz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The night I scared myself stupid!
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
By Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.