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First Wound

- “I will gladly endure pain after pain after pain if it means being happy in the end. Unless of course, it kills me, in which case I have not earned that happiness.” “That’s the definition of insanit...

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 30 Nov 2016

Old Demons Laughing

- Images flash in my mind Memories play back Like an invasive parasite Forcing the reliving Of moments best forgotten Old demons are laughing at me When love fades away And the darkness prevail...

By: JätteskogFrejyason | Category: Songs | Score: 5| Added: 25 Nov 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 21 Final Chapter

- Even though the Sheriff and his deputies would be coming in a few days, no one seemed that concerned. There was too much to do. When Alice and I went to the cabin to get settled, there was a vase on t...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 03 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 20

- Tim and Gabe moved the round table back to the center of the room and placed the chairs around it. Tammy placed the oil lamp in the center for lighting it later when it got dark. Dan brought in severa...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 02 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 19

- My dad waved at us as we came though the waist high grass in the pasture. Standing with Glenn and Dan, he held his sketchbook and pointed to some place on the other side of the orchard. Atticus stradd...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 01 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 18

- A short, pot-bellied man walked towards us through the tall brown grass. Bald, except for a thin patch of gray hair above his ears, he had a small silver badge on his tan shirt, a holster with a black...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 17

- Turns out, I didn’t have to go downstairs. A few minutes later, just as I was telling Alice about Elizabeth’s message, my dad came into my room. I know he heard me say, "We have to find out if it’s th...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 30 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 16

- When we got home the next day, it was late Tuesday afternoon, and both Alice and I were eager to tell Gabe and Tim what was happening and to call Elizabeth. We had already missed two days of school. I...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 29 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 15

- It was late Sunday afternoon when we arrived back at the farm a week later. We would have left on Saturday, but Glenn's friend, Edgar, needed to use the van to move some furniture and said we could b...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 28 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 14

- It took quite a while to find the small gravestones. They lay twentyor thirty feet in the woods, surrounded and hidden by dozens of birch trees and green bushes. Grace wasn’t certain exactly where the...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 27 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 13

- "What if we paid the back taxes before it went to auction?" Glenn asked. "That way, they wouldn’t be discovered." "I’ve already thought of that," Grace said. "It’s a possibility and would solve one ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 26 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 12

- We arrived at Glenn’s farm a little after three in the afternoon.Instead of the VW bus, Glenn had borrowed a larger, newer, blue van from his friend, Edgar, someone he had met at Occupy Wall Street. H...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 11

- It was a long drive home. My dad took over the driving somewhere in Massachusetts and Glenn was able to nap. Alice was asleep on my shoulder. l also dozed off, but kept waking up to see where we we...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 24 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 10

- It was just past noon when we got back to the farm and started getting ready to leave. The sky was blue without a cloud. The fire was out and dad picked up the grill from the rocks and leaned it ag...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 23 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 9

- Morning Star led the way through the tall grass in the pasture to the red ribbon marking the path through the woods. After we passed the stone wall on the hill, she stepped aside and allowed Glenn to ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 22 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 8

- Sun Dancer led us back to the farm on a narrow, well worn and clearedpath that was much easier than the way we had walked before. "This is the way we go to visit our ancestors who are buried near the ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 20 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 7

- While we made our way down the other side of the hill through the much thicker woods and no path, we stopped a few times, uncertain which way to go. "I think it’s this way," I said, pointing in one di...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 19 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 6

- When they left, no one spoke. My dad clutched his coffee cup with both hands and stared into the fire. Glenn's gazed in the direction where the three Indians had disappeared, then, shaking his head, l...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 18 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 5

- Dad sat in the front seat of Glenn’s green and white VW bus, and I sat in the back with Alice and Tammy. We had all of our sleeping bags and backpacks in the rear but no tents. Glen thought we would b...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 4

- It had stopped raining, but the dark, wet streets sparkled from the streetlights. We drove for a few blocks before anyone said anything. Alice turned to look at me in the backseat as if she wanted to ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 3

- It was a rainy Thursday. School was a drag, and I went through the motions of being a student--going to the different classes, sitting in the back row where I always sat, usually by the window, so I...

By: Sisyphus | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 2

- In the kitchen, my dad put the book down on the old maple table, filled up the red kettle with water and turned on the flame. "You and Alice were so quiet in the car. Is something wrong?" "Not really...

By: Sisyphus | Category: General | Score: 0| Added: 12 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 1

- It's amazing how something happens that changes your life. I mean, you hear something, see something, read something and you know nothing will ever be the same. That's what happened the night I finish...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2016

Phantom Wars Chapter 25

- Chapter Twenty-five: Dark Truths It was four days since the Reapers tournament and Ethan had yet to go see his dad. He spent all that time just wandering around earth aimlessly. Finally he grew bore...

By: Starfallfantasy | Category: Fantasy | Score: 0| Added: 11 Jan 2015

Sand

- A desolate land with its rivers of sand that would burn ‘neath Arabian sun was the crown for a jewel that was needed for fuel – made the cars and the factories run. But the tribes didn’t broo...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jul 2014

Discovery

- Discovery Back in my youth, while pursuing the truth – I enrolled in a program designed to remove life’s mystique through a formal critique of the body, the soul and the mind. Attendees wo...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 27 Apr 2013

Burden

- “You don’t have to come,” she mumbled through the phone. I heard a sniff, a cough, and then an apology of some sort. “I’m fine, really.” Hardly convincing, I thought, as I grabbed keys and locked the ...

By: isaac | Category: Drama | Score: 3.9| Added: 17 Feb 2013

The Ways of Religion and Belief

- Talk to me, You'll get to know me, You'd never know, That what I'm about to say, is true. "Don't feel like Satan, but I am to them, so I try and forget it any way I can." Neil Young. ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Feb 2013

A Little Space

- Steam rose from the paper cup sitting on the low table by Derek’s knees. He watched the coffee scented mist swirl into the air while people bustled around him; chatting, laughing, eating. He could har...

By: MissAdventure | Category: Drama | Score: 4.3| Added: 26 Jan 2012

Why

- There are all of these thoughts inside my head They are bouncing around and need to be said I know not why they keep haunting me But they labour relentlessly until I see The thoughts sometimes r...

By: CKAcres | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 16 Nov 2011

May....Scene 1

- A One Act Play in Five Scenes. Persons of the Play  May  Matron Koch  Sister Agatha  Dr Merriwether  Mr. Green  Miss White  Mrs. Brown  Christian Time : Late summer 1973 Place: Outback Sou...

By: Piquet | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 21 Dec 2010