We live in strange times. Fake news and the post fact world dominate our collective conscious. Is Germany immune or will it have an impact on the 2017 election race?
Acre's Bastard Chapter 1
by Wayne Turmel
The Holy Land 1187. A young orphan boy gets caught between the Crusaders and Salah-adin's oncoming army. This is the first chapter of the exciting novel Acre's Bastard. "Like Kipling's Kim for a new generation" An adult novel about a kid, not a YA novel for adults.
And then I met Tennyson, and everything changed...
by Marcus Brook
A flashback chapter from 'Ten Viterbi', first in the series, in which the narrator meets his muse for the first time.
This section is 'tame' compared to much in the series, being here primarily to introduce the characters.
Also pokes fun at... you'll have to read it to find out, won't you?
by Graeme Frampton
We all are alike; we have merely adopted differing cultures
by Kellas Campbell
'Why can’t our symbol of pride be the study of sciences and arts, the traits that distinguish us from animals, rather than our physical powers, the traits that link us to animals?' My childhood letter to President Reagan.
The Death of Cool
by Richard Davis
The Death of Cool
by Flavia Masson
A true story about my luck on Friday November 13th, 2015, in Paris.
life and death/
by Christine Ray (Christine E. Ray)
I have been walking
Through this holiday season
As if from the inside
Of an ice tunnel
I see the cheerful lights
I hear the joyous voices
I smell the pine
But everything is muffled, remote
I am experiencing these sensations
As if from a dist...
It All Comes Down to YOU
by Tony Caravan
If people would put half the effort they put into criticizing politicians and foreign boogiemen into affecting positive change, just imagine...
Buried Under Melancholy
by Efrain Nieves (Efrain Palante)
Poem of Love, Sadness
by Claire Patel-Campbell
This is my latest #whimword entry. As always, this is a repost from my Blogger site, and also as always, don't forget to check out my Unbound page, linked below!
RETURNING NIGHT SAFELY
by Tony Noon (TonyNoon)
A poem about lost ground
#poetry #disappointment #feelings
If You Have to Fight For It, It's Not Worth Having
by Tony Caravan
We've been deceived by the war-profiteers, politicians, school administrators and the media
Friends On Belvidere
by Dr Richard A Martin Jr (ROSTI)
About old friends
What Compass Guides Your Thinking ?
by Robert Crutchfield
Is what is influencing your life driving you in the direction you want to go ?
by Nicky Drayden
**PART 4** This six-part short story follows Gianna Nero's lifelong pursuit of linguistics from the first deep space communication to the anticipation of aliens stepping foot on Earth, and all of the flirty innuendos and spicy double entendres that sizzle upon a secret long-distance relationship.
"Dragons Love Forever"
by Michael Arundel (T F Faeire)
Upon the wings of destiny, ever passionate we soar.
Upon the battlefield of love, until forever is no more.
The Useless Machine
by John Redoix (DWaM)
A story about a man who creates a time machine.
For World AIDS Day: A Poem
by Lin Ross (L.M. Ross)
Today, On this World
AIDS Awareness Day
I ponder. lmr
by Jaye Tomas
The Wishing Stone
by TM Maus (Doctor Maus)
Having lived the total of my life in Southern California I found the towns on the opposite side of the country... Odd.
A Sunday evening walk in the city.
by Ipsita Banerjee (Ipsyb)
by C. Mijares Devane
A mother's demon passed to her son. A short story of affliction and emotional inheritance.
Just a Dot.
by Connor Lee Macey
A matter of perspective.
just a dot
Giovanni and the Rain
by Jan McCarthy
A story about how an apparent setback can be the making of someone