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The Subconscious Mind: A Vignette

The subconscious mind is a powerful tool. Is it possible to take full advantage of it?
May 11, 2020

Some have compared me to a fertile piece of ground; others to a servant; still others to a Genie. In truth, I am a lot like all of them. Despite being the most powerful thing on the human planet, I...

Human

Words are powerful. They alone are enough to make someone feel important. What do your words do?
A Lamentation of Stereotypes
May 11, 2020
You call me names Think it’s as right as rain Just cause it’s what has always been done

CoViD19 Quarantine: A Brief Poem

Totally, completely, and utterly bored? Then this is the poem for you!
May 6, 2020
CoViD19 / Quarantine / Boring life / Family strife

A Sunny Day On The Beach

Ahhh, the beach. The sun. The sand. The sunburns. Ouch!
May 6, 2020

The sun feels like it wants to cook me alive and it seems happy about it. All bright and shining. I run and jump into the ocean. The water feels refreshing and then not so much. I now have...

In a Second, Everything Can Change

Abandoned. In chains. Everything can change. Nothing is the same.
April 6, 2020

My father, the chief, told me how important this day was. The day of New Born Earth. I rolled off my mat. Stretching, I walked across the hut to wake Ath-mun, my beautiful sister. I loved her...

Sidus Populus: Last of My Kind

Stars, Space, the Universe. So vast, so big, so beautiful.
March 25, 2020

The sky is dark, and because it is dark, I, Stella, will soon cease to exist. Even though the sun has gone down, no lights line the streets, there are no clouds in the sky, and it's pitch dark,...

Something Different

Have you ever wished to be something more than you are?
A Short -But Extremely True- Autobiography
March 25, 2020
I look up at the first star in the sky, and wish with all my might for life to be different. I can barely see the sky from my vantage point, but the star twinkles in the dusk. Like it's promising me something great, but at the same time, telling me not to get my hopes up too much.

Morning On The Farm

Winter mornings are beautiful -and cold! However, there is still work that needs to be done. At least, when you're living on a farm.
March 25, 2020
Outside is cold, my bed is warm. Outside is work and more work, but inside is filled with cozy luxury. Still, I have to get up.

Christmas of 1944

Christmas is for spending time with your family. But what if your family has been torn apart by war?
March 25, 2020
Tomorrow was Christmas, the Christmas of 1944. It was going to be a very hard Christmas, in my mind at least, for Father was gone fighting the war and Mother would have to go work in the gun factory, even though it was a holiday.      The tree was standing in our living room of course, I had helped put it there myself. There was only a present per person, wrapped up in newspaper, underneath it, but that didn’t really bother me. The whole reason Christmas felt so messed up was because of Father.

On The Golden Plains of Africa

A cub has the potential to become a powerful lion. Likewise, we students have the potential to become powerful leaders.
The Journey to Discovering That You Are Enough
March 23, 2020

on the golden plains of Africa there was a certain she-cub who day after day as she grew she watched her lioness mother join in the hunt take down food awe-inspiring graceful and powerful majestic   on...

The Gestapo Came

Staying silent can have big consequences! 'See something, say something' is the way to go!
March 23, 2020

I should have resisted, but fear made me quiet. I did not vote for him, but that was all I did to stop him, to prevent his rise. I didn’t resist when the Gestapo took the Jews away, even though...

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