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Book / Other

January 18, 2019

War Story is a complex story that is based on my Parallel Worlds vision. This means that this story is set in our world as it can be, not necessarily what is or was. It is a work of fiction about a group of friends during World War II. Because… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 13, 2019

Reads: 31

Comments: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

Everyone life has their own kind of history, relics of mind and object that some of us visit, others ignore. (Image by Pinterest) Read More

Tags: history

A group of people are sent to a parallel world with technological levels reaching the late iron age and early medieval age. They think it is a completely new world, but unknown to them it really is just China in the past. Although there is one major difference, Magic is… Read More
Here is my recap of the shape of 2018--not every part of it--and my commentary, or else there is little point to write it. I could just sit at home. Read More

Tags: history, 2018

Peace has reigned in Moorbia, due primarily to the tireless efforts of NOVA, the international body set up to arbitrate disputes. It has kept the peace for many decades and has avoided several major conflicts. But it has been a strained peace, like the calm before a storm, like a… Read More
Fred, Michael and Stephen meet the girls at a Christmas Parade in a parallel world where telephones haven't been invented. Then Fred and Debra come across a fire demon. How will Fred alert the fire brigade if there are no phones? Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 12, 2018

Reads: 57

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

Once traveling quieter attractions invited further pause as Time reminded us all of Nature’s part in preserving the planet’s history. Eroding air continues its contribution to the world’s chaotic threat to such ancient heritages. Read More

Tags: history

I have a theory. It goes like this. Everything we do is about death. Everything. From reading a book to eating to sexing (that’s a real thing) to sitting at the back of the class in school learning maths. From the day we are born to the day we die,… Read More
Three ghosts from King Henry viii's past come back to haunt him during the twelve day Christmas festival at court. Read More
We will be going through history and country orgins. Read More

Tags: history

A different time.A different place.A perfect day. Read More
It is the year 2043 CE and four years remain for India’s 100th anniversary of the Peoples’ rule. Ashoka has been chosen by the majority of the people to lead them. However, Ashoka is reluctant as he has a more important mission on hand. He has been trained by the… Read More
That James Abram Garfield is one of America’s least remembered Presidents is something to lament in the light of the fact that the 20th man to hold office as such was manifestly a man of genuine decency, a true Christian gentleman. Read More
Debra O'Brien and Fred Watson go to the library with their host, Michael McCullum, to look up stuff at the Waipukarau Library in a parallel world where the internet has not been invented. Read More

Article / Travel

November 20, 2018

Reads: 73

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A reflection of a visit to the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi. Again, it is written more to make sense of it all rather than to impress others with my literary skills or erudition. Writing is as much a therapeutic and educational device as it is an art form… Read More
It's time you were introduced to a detective named Haynes, and were given a brief history on the invention of time travel. With such a powerful technology in existence, it's vital that it doesn't fall into the wrong hands, and that's where TIA comes in. This story explores some potential… Read More
A essay that I wrote earlier in my current school year about the Battle of Lexington and Concord Read More

Tags: history

Reads: 57

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Ironically I wrote this during pride month. I didn’t think much on how people should be proud about themselves, but on how others treated them and how it effected them. Especially on the people that supposed to love them. An old poem Read More

Tags: history, lgbt

Book / Fantasy

November 07, 2018

Reads: 4112

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story that I titled "Strange World" and it concerns a strange and unique being that is suddenly transported to Earth in the middle of World War I in 1918. This story follows the main character called Wally through the decades as he learns and adapts to life… Read More
The poem expresses my view that some of the obvious roots of World War Two can be found in World War One. Read More

Reads: 499

Comments: 111

Shelves: 4

The The Imaginarium House

Ed Brownlee is having to cope with moving to the suburbs and to a new school. These are not the only changes he is going to face. Cover designed by Booksie's Markie Bee. http://autosurf-ua.com/users/markie-bee-223538 Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 21, 2018

Reads: 118

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Mythology and history is combined in this rhythmic poem about ancient battle. Read More
An attempt at retelling certain classic Greek Myths for the modern era, along with reinterpretation of certain charecters and situations, beginning with the tale of Jason and the Argonauts. Read More
Upon retirement I looked forward to painting and writing, also enjoying our cabin in North Georgia. Health insurance premiums rising altered my long-sought plans and my wife and I faced decisions, primarily that I get an extra job for health insurance benefits. One job I applied didn't suit my character.… Read More
A timeline of events that happened starting with a visit to Gettysburg. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 04, 2018

Reads: 84

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I'm taking a trip to the library today. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

October 02, 2018

Me finishing with a theme that has been plaguing me for a long time Read More
God's creation is the best creation but Yahweh added to that. Then in the end we, God and I looked toward the end as Yahweh's creation was debunked and saw how bland the truth was so God raised Yahweh's story to that of a prophecy and it had all taken… Read More

Reads: 70

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An assignment I had to complete for my world history class. Basically a modern version of the Declaration written much less politely. Read More
A brief history of the Internet. Read More
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