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The Birthday
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Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.
Poems to Read, Enjoy and Learn
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This is a sample collection of poems by renowned poet Shashikant Nishnat Sharma, who has written scores of poems in English, Hindi, Bhojpuri and Urdu. His many collections of books have got published and we are happy to bring out his eBooks for the readers through SmashWords. His poetry has such a wide spectrum of coverage that you will surely find some of them best suited for you.
Potter of the Souls--A Short Story
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Faced with spending the remainder of his days in a depressing nursing home, Luke spends his time yearning for the eternal nap, and the day he will once again see the love of his life.
A Letter to Brody
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This is a letter, written in lieu of a eulogy by a grieving father to his son, who died at two months of age from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It is a heartfelt tribute, meant to resonate with any parent who has lost a child; a beacon, perhaps---a suggestion of light and hope within the maelstrom of unimaginable, devastating loss.
Footprints in the Snow
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Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?
The Old Schoolhouse
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A short story of an evocative visit to an old country schoolhouse. Tender memories are recalled and serve as a contrast to our modern age. One person in particular , stands out, The Master. A person gifted with empathy and humor, he gives the old schoolhouse its singular identity.
Dirt
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A rodent is beautified in crucifixion, a wayward rocket skews to destruction, and an ancient predator lurks in our archetypal memories -- all at a summer night's baseball game.
It Was Snowing
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Walk along side this couple as they find themselves the unwilling subjects of a snapshot depicting a painful and life-changing moment
Meet a Jerk, Get to Work, How to Write Villains and the Occasional Hero
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An article by USA Today Bestselling author Jaqueline Girdner on how to find your fiction characters and settings in everyday life.
story behind story: Blackout
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by LogosMythos Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing
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On Thursday, September 8th, 2011, at 3:38 pm, the lights went out. Zap. Just like that. The power outage stretched from south Orange County to as far east as Arizona’s Yuma, digging well south into Mexico. It affected seven million people. Authorities raced to restore power. People set up block parties. Neighbors met neighbors. Some of us sought a quiet night. And a little inspiration.
Someday Dreams
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A passing thunderstorm and a robin's song provide a lesson on living, loving, and losing...one woman's reflection on life.
Ireland Calling Me Home Sonnets
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This is a narrative of the lost sonnets of the Irish poets of the 1800's and additional Irish cultures with links for readers to investigate on their own.
From a Guys View
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A brief look into a mans viewpoint of relationships and dating.
Tragovi u oku
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Zbirka radova ucesnika radionice kreativnog pisanja na Trecoj konferenciji mladih BiH, 18-24. avgusta 2012. godine.
Inconsiderate inconsideration
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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
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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
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A very short story/ essay about the pressures of life. And how they effect a young person's mind.
Lost in the Desert (essay)
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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.
My Poems
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These poems were written to express some thoughts, some emotions, and some stories.
Moon Landing
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Moon Landing is just one of many of my daily musings.