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#1

Blackclay

It can be interpreted in many ways. I can say it discusses human nature. How our behaviors are accompanied by something as dense as regret - and what that can do to us. The...
BlackClay Back in the earlier decades, on the wooden decks of the longstanding eminent ship, the Brooke, lived a tall hardworking sailor, Dylan Calder Coburn. Dylan was a fair young man. His...

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#2

Untamed butterflies

Life, people and travel are my 3 greatest inspirations..
Douglas Donohue has lived in Pasadena (a city in California, northeast of downtown Los Angeles) all his life. Doug has always been blessed with an eye for creative art whether it is...

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#3

Too many ‘Pepper’

If Democracy is about majority then the Minority will never test it
I wish now that we hadn’t got to talking about politics that day! If we hadn’t, I would not be haunted by that unexpected, sad story which I can prove or disapprove. But...

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#4

The Hallway

There is a place, a rooming house, where the physical reality surrounding us is in perfect tune with, and in constant interaction, with our particular human complexities. Where if need be the unseen source...

It was the wee hours of the morning. I'd gotten up from bed to make the trek down the house hallway to the community bathroom. Our room was unusually dark, pitch black in fact,...

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#5

The Fire and The Waning Moon

I had a dream one time about seeing a man with a dark shadow behind him. That was or is the inspiration behind the story. It was a about a man, doomed for all...

Long time ago, secluded deep within a forest, by a blue stream river, there lived a tiny village. In it, there was a legend of a handsome man, born with some pure wealth, of...

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#6

One Last Time

To share some of my wonderful childhood memoriesof a loving and dedicated father.


Like some of you, God blessed me with the most loving and devoted parents a child could hope to have.

As the pages unfold of my childhood memories, it occurred to me that a good...

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#7

The Rugby Game

Rugby is a game that, from March to October is watched, debated, screamed at and idolised in every pub in South Africa from Cape Town to Musina! When at school I never wanted to...

 A Game for the Brain Dead!

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Angus Murray

 

Rugby! Everyone has gone rugby mad! When I turn on the radio all I hear is rugby this and rugby...

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#8

The Visitor

The unknown


Namibia, the Land of the Brave. A land so majestic that it is home to the oldest human inhabitants of earth, the San clan who harbor tales, or rather accounts of untold anomalies forever...

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#9

The Girl who got Lost in the Game Farmville 2

The meaning behind this story is that children get sad, and feel that they have no place to go or anyone to help them.


The Girl who got Lost in the Game Farmville 2

One upon a time there was a little girl name Melancholy. She had lost her mom and her brother. They passed away. She...

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#10

The Legend Of Maria Ghost

I was obliged to write about one of the many urban legends of Namibia which i grew up with. Urban legends have never really been explored before in Namibia, or at least not to a great...

~~                                                                                                  The Legend Of Maria Ghost My name is Maria Kariepo, but I’m commonly known as Maria Ghost. Some have seen my true form while others have only claimed to have grasped my...

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