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Bumping Tacos : A Gift Zerzeron Adventure

By: Timmy Spabe

It’s the first day of school for Giffy Zerzeron, the new teacher at Paula Deen High School sponsored by Remington Firearms in Woodstock, Virginia, and she’s ready to make a difference. In one day, she has to win over a classroom full of diverse students with her “innovative” teaching style.

Giffy stood proudly in the middle of her new classroom and stared proudly at the blank walls that were hers to decorate. She opened her satchel and pulled out a stack of portraits. Giffy spent the next 22 minutes gluing portraits to the wall of great men like George Wallace, Bill Cosby, George W. Bush, Nero, Pete Rose, Ty Cobb, Robert E. Lee, Fatty Arbuckle, L. Ron Hubbard, Ted Nugent, Roozy Feep, and many others. It was in the legacies of these great men that she h...

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Shampoo Android

By: S. S. Shopping

A fictitious humorous story about androids and shampoo.

Mr. Utterson, the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow l o v a b l e.

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The Presentation Artist

By: Timmy Spabe

For the first time, go inside the high pressure world of corporate presentation design. Chex Lankershim is the world's greatest slide designer, but he is due for a fall.

“10 minutes until show,” said the brown skinned young man who was wearing a headset. “I'm doing my best,” Chox barked. He was furiously working his way through the slide deck trying to make all of the changes. “Well you need to work faster, vato.” “And who the hell are you?” Chox snapped. “My name is Cholo Marquez and I click the slide deck for the speaker onstage and I also maintain the show computers that project the slides,” he said gravely. “I am also a Mexican.”...

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Babbitt 2 : Based on Public Domain Characters Created by Sinclair ...

By: Timmy Spabe; Sinclair Lewis, Co-Author

Satan has escaped from hell and the city of Zenith and the state of Winnemac are in grave danger. George Babbitt and an unlikely group of heroes must rise up against the dark lord of evil to not only save the future of humanity, but the sould of Babbitt himself. Working from recently discovered notes supposedly from the pen of Sinclair Lewis, 12 year old Timmy Spabe has crafted a new adventure that surpasses the original in every way.

“What are you talking about?” Babbitt gasped as he and the others stared in horror at Cilantro. as he sat down heavily on the couch.  “In the year 1930, the state of Winnemac and all cities and people within cease to exist and all memories of this place will be wiped from both history and the minds of those who live in my era.” “Pardon my use of obscenity,” Howard said breathlessly. “But what the heck?” Cilantro frowned.  “The only things that are known of Winnema...

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Sanctuary of the Whirligigs

By: Barry Rachin

Marcus is showing Andrea Simpson, the PhD psychologist who counsels hard-core offenders at the women's reformatory, how to construct whirligigs. Andrea, for her part, is teaching the woodworker a thing or two about the human condition.

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The Short Story Dispatch : Introductory Edition

By: Donald Harry Roberts; Donald Harry Roberts

periodical

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Lives Without Meaning: (translated from Hindi)

By: Dr. Om Prakash Deepak; Sunil Deepak

A glimpse in the life of the poor in the mid-20th century's Delhi (India), where poor Krisana declared a criminal because of his poverty, shares his destiny with a girl about which he had heard.

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Mosaic : A Global Writers' Spotlight, Volume 1

By: Reading/Writing Center BYU-Hawaii, Compiler; Erin Baker, Editor

The Mosaic is a collection of writing from international students at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Read poetry, short stories and personal experiences by students from more than 10 different countries as they use English as a common language to share what matters in their lives.

...I grew up on my family’s small farm and helped my parents in their everyday work. I stayed on the farm without going school. I did not go far away from home; I stayed to help my parents. When I turned seven, my parents told me that I needed to go to school, which was 20 km away from our home, in a small town. I was excited, and I could not wait to go to school. On September 1st of 1991, by 7 AM, I was ready to leave my home. Mum and I rode on horseback and started our...

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Bare Liberty

By: Matt R. Erickson

As these proud and once-prosperous United States of America continue in tragic decline, Mark Evanston leaps back into action in the third and final installment of the Bald Justice series, Bare Liberty. Working with his colleagues at the Patriot Corps, Mark continues on with his Patriot Quest to eliminate government tyranny, once and for all. Mark routs out evil where it lurks most prevalently, within our monetary system which was cleverly separated from the gold and si...

“I have to admit, my first killing shocked me,” Terry admitted. “Not because it was so hard, but actually because it was so easy and even more so because it was thrilling. Total dominion over someone else is very intoxicating, so much better than alcohol, drugs, or even sex. Actually, it was even better killing someone who had willingly just given me great sex only hours earlier, who now welcomed me back, only for me to then kill her.” “Your first killing?” Mark was ...

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Base Tyranny

By: Matt R. Erickson

Base Tyranny is the second book in a fiction series (following Bald Justice), looking at our monetary history of gold and silver coin, transitioning into legal tender paper currencies.

Gordon Radcliff’s plan was ironically rooted in America’s extensive seacoast defense system. On March 17, 1861, two weeks after the necessary two-thirds of Congress had sent the proposed 13th Amendment to the States for ratification and a week after the Confederate States of America approved emitting bills of credit directly, Gordon Radcliff attended a family reunion and dinner. Originally Gordon had planned to skip the reunion, so he could continue to concentrate ...

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Collected Poetry Reviews 2004-2013

By: Jeffrey Side

Collected poetry reviews from 2004-2013.

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El Uésped

By: Valentino

Era de nuevo´l final de la primavera, azía calor, un odioso calor. Volví a ser capturado. Le dije a Daru: –Soltáme. –Ándate si cerés –me contestó sabiendo perfectamente c´era lo ce yo no cería escuxar.

Era de nuevo´l final de la primavera, azía calor, un odioso calor. Volví a ser capturado. Le dije a Daru: –Soltáme. –Ándate si cerés –me contestó sabiendo perfectamente c´era lo ce yo no cería escuxar.

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The Dalian Panoptic

By: Valentino

I faced the painting. I stared at it. There was the great eye and I concentrated on it. The eye, the great eye, the eye of the abstraction, the enigma, “what nonsense!”. And then, to my amazement, it happened: the great eye abstracted me, and the universe that we know now, seemed finite to me. The ethereal at the disposition of one unique imperative will, mine. From my hands emerged, at my whim, entire worlds, forms, beings, things, space, time and destinations, that my ...

I faced the painting. I stared at it. There was the great eye and I concentrated on it. The eye, the great eye, the eye of the abstraction, the enigma, “what nonsense!”. And then, to my amazement, it happened: the great eye abstracted me, and the universe that we know now, seemed finite to me. The ethereal at the disposition of one unique imperative will, mine. From my hands emerged, at my whim, entire worlds, forms, beings, things, space, time and destinations, that my ...

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Coleridge's Early Empiricism

By: Jeffrey Side

This study examines the influence of empiricism on Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poetry up until 1800, at which time he deserted it for transcendentalism. This is not to suggest that he was completely an empiricist before 1800, but that his empiricism was somewhat tempered by transcendentalist influences. Therefore, the relationship between “empiricism” and “transcendentalism” in his thinking with regard to poetic composition is problematical. Coleridge became a...

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Анета

By: Mrs. Mrs. Marlena Stoyanova Yurukova; Marlena Stoyanova Yurukova, Illustrator

Ten short stories about contemporary subjects like emmigration, abandoned villages, unemployment, lost of traditional values, poverty.

Вечна и бляскава „Животът стоеше пред мен като вечна пролет в нови и бляскави дрехи.“ К.Г.Гаус Планината – тя беше вечна и бляскава. Стоеше пред нас цяла Чернатица. Пролетта я правеше да блести още повече и я връщаше отново към вечността. Така и животът ни пое по частица и от двете. Много частици сигурно бе поело и селцето в ниското през столетията. И сега къщите му блестяха в чисто бяло. Пролетта сякаш и тях бе подновила. Затова забързахме надолу, по-скоро да сти...

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Shodasi : Secrets of the Ramayana

By: Seshendra Sharma

* * * Valmiki Ramayana – Greatest Medicine for Mankind The story of Ramayana is prescribed as textbook for students. Sita and Rama are worshiped as prime couple. No need to mention about reciting it. Whether Valmiki was satisfied with simple narration of the story? Seshendra Sharma denies it. He analyzed it mentioning that to understand the inner meanings of Valmiki Ramayana, the scientific knowledge is essential. The underlying secret of the sage’s mind will...

Sri Sundara Kanda is nothing but Kundalini yoga Many great secrets that are most venerable are given in Srimad Ramayana. Therefore, it became a sacred text which is daily read as a ritual. It would not have been elevated to such level if it were only a narration of a story. We do not read Manu Charitra* daily as a ritual. We do not consider that book as a means of achieving salvation. That is the difference between these two books. The great secrets in Ramayana a...

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El Retorno a la Vida : Unos poemas malos de amor, tres fabulas ace...

By: Valentino

En «no entiende ce´l joven», la contracción «ce´l» se origina de«ce el» (ce, conjunción completiva; el, artículo determinante). Y en «la´descubierto» esta procede de «la ha descubierto» (la, artículo determinante; ha, verbo auxiliar del verbo principal conjugado en participio descubrir = ha descubierto ), que escrito en grafía moderna sería «la´descubierto». Entonces lo que vemos aquí es la contracción del verbo auxiliar «a» (ha) en la figura del apóstrofo ´ superpuesto ...

Ayer fue´l día de la boda, ella sonríe, su sonrisa es opaca, i bien la finje. Se irá de luna de miela las Arubas, mui lejos del puente, en tanto ce´l joven de cabellos negros i largos, a conquistado un nuevo amor, a la ce besandol´aze esta pregunta: «¿Me amás vos a mí?», la otra le contesta ce «sí». L´abraza,posa la partida barbilla en su ombro, i en el bolsillo de su pantalón, para su asombro, vibra´l teléfono, lo abre despazio, cauteloso, arruga los ...

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The Fourth Black Cat 第四の黒猫: Gonzo, Photography, Poetry. : Human Dr...

By: Sir. Who Leo Media, Editor

Post existential humanist writing, creative photography, in depth look into the chaos of human relationships, with a side of Gonzo Journalism.

Driving through the low plains which led out of Denver, Colorado I noticed a certain change in the scenery. It was obvious that the snow here would fall and melt almost instantly or remain in slush like state, while the city blanketed by it would remain white until the winter spell broke. It was the New Year week of 2014, and the entire state was celebrating the legalization of Marijuana for recreational purposes. There had been a special New Years celebration put on by ...

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胡兰成别传 : 胡兰成别传, Volume 1: 胡兰成别传

By: Ming Yu, Xiao; ming yu Xiao

本作品是一部虛構的近代言情歷史小說,故事含沙射影地道出了上個世紀40年代的歷史變遷,幾位主人公糾結著自己的歷史問題,因為頂著一個「漢奸罪名」而惶惶不可終日,最終,侍女小倩為了報答碧城小姐的恩情選擇了犧牲自己,書中展現了幾位主人公的情感糾葛,不僅故事趣味可口,也有許多值得人們思辨的地方。

本作品是一部虛構的近代言情歷史小說,故事含沙射影地道出了上個世紀40年代的歷史變遷,幾位主人公糾結著自己的歷史問題,因為頂著一個「漢奸罪名」而惶惶不可終日,最終,侍女小倩為了報答碧城小姐的恩情選擇了犧牲自己,書中展現了幾位主人公的情感糾葛,不僅故事趣味可口,也有許多值得人們思辨的地方。

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心宇将灭万事休 : 心宇将灭, Volume 1: 心宇将灭

By: Ming Yu, Xiao; ming yu Xiao

本作品是一部虛構的近代言情歷史小說,故事含沙射影地道出了上個世紀40年代的歷史變遷,幾位主人公糾結著自己的歷史問題,因為頂著一個「漢奸罪名」而惶惶不可終日,最終,侍女小倩為了報答碧城小姐的恩情選擇了犧牲自己,書中展現了幾位主人公的情感糾葛,不僅故事趣味可口,也有許多值得人們思辨的地方。

本作品是一部虛構的近代言情歷史小說,故事含沙射影地道出了上個世紀40年代的歷史變遷,幾位主人公糾結著自己的歷史問題,因為頂著一個「漢奸罪名」而惶惶不可終日,最終,侍女小倩為了報答碧城小姐的恩情選擇了犧牲自己,書中展現了幾位主人公的情感糾葛,不僅故事趣味可口,也有許多值得人們思辨的地方。

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