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"Quicksand"

Too long alone
Too long to think
Too many thoughts
Without any stops to
Align me right again.
Slowly I’m drowning
In a waterless grave, 39 more words

Writing

A Writer's Challenge: "A Forthright Kill"

How would you respond to this writing challenge, “It was the first time I killed a man…”? Below is a piece I wrote on Prose. If you are looking for a writer’s refuge or you’re someone who needs a ‘recharge’ there is Prose (theprose.com). 167 more words

Virtue Described

Virtue is condemned to

A life of self-righteousness

Based on a system

Of rewards and punishment

Embedded in hierarchy

Tamed like an animal

There is no freedom in virtue… 85 more words

American Poet

In the Soviet Union, Capitalism triumphed over Communism. In this country, Capitalism triumphed over Democracy.

- Fran Lebowitz, American writer

Words To Remember

"Stuck"

Green; lively, robust green is all around.
A pleasant mist puckers on my cold skin
As I stand alone, silent, nowhere bound.
Anyone else might admiringly grin. 64 more words

Writing

Getting the “right people on the bus” philosophy is the wrong philosophy

How disappointing history is, business solutions to improving the United States business economy industry has not changed in a hundred years. Back in the early 1900s and 1800s the United States went through a similar economic downturn. 305 more words

AMERICAN WRITER

Edgar Allan Poe: "The Father of the Detective Story"

Edgar Allan Poe is an american writer whose talents has led to the creation of many different literacy genres and earned him the nickname “The Father of the Detective Story.” His nickname was earned after the creation the new genre of detective fiction with “The Murders in Rue Morgue,” which later served as the inspiration for the Sherlock Holmes series. 91 more words

Edgar Allan Poe