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They say the worst thing you can do is let relationship problems fester. Instead, you should fix the issues as soon as possible—before it's too late.

No Rest For The Wicked: Dead Man’s Hand Review

A mysterious cowboy named Reno shows up in the booming silver mining town of Crooked Creek. A card game goes about as badly as it can and Reno runs afoul of the local powers-that-be. Rescued from death in the desert by a local Indian Tribe, for their own purposes, Reno is sent on a mission of vengeance as more than a man, but less than human.

Poetry Classics: To Helen, By Edgar Allan Poe

"To Helen" is the first of two poems to carry that name written by Edgar Allan Poe. The 15-line poem was written in honor of Jane Stanard, the mother of a childhood friend. It was first published in the 1831 collection Poems of Edgar A. Poe.

Missing Piece

Not all things lost, shall be found. Not all things lost, can be recovered.

Poetry Classics: A Dream, By Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was one of the greatest yet mysterious poets in the world. His life shaped his poems and short stories; all the misery, sorrow, romantic feelings Poe suffered was expressed through his poems and short stories. He was part of the famous American Romantic Movement, consequently, most of his work was dark and disturbing.

150 Word Stories: The Robbery

Want to have some creative fun? Pick a specific number of words and write a story using those exact numbers. Here's what we came up with for 150 words.

Postal Volume 1 Review

The townsfolk of Eden, Wyoming wake up to the first official murder the town has seen in 25 years. Their reaction to this isn’t normal and there’s a reason for that.

A Broken Icarus

Without someone to pull us back, we're all susceptible to flying too close to the sun.

Poetry Classics: Advice To A Son, By Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway wrote Advice to a Son right after the Roaring Twenties in the early 1930's. This poem shows the many things that Hemingway had learned after fleeing to Paris from America after the Great War. Hemingway in his early thirties was writing to his son through poetry about the harsh reality of life.

Poetry Classics: Caedmon’s Hymn

The so-called Venerable Bede (c. 673-735) embeds this Anglo-Saxon hymn and the legend of its creation within his Latin text, An Ecclesiastical History of the English People, a book that describes the spread of Christianity in England. The hymn itself was composed in the mid- or late-7th century and so is the earliest surviving Old English poem.

Deadly Impressions

After moving into an older home, a young couple discovers that the children of previous owners have left their hand prints and names in cement, merely a curiosity until they discover their own daughter’s impression.

Poetry Classics: The Road Not Taken, By Robert Frost

Frost's biographer Lawrance Thompson suggests that the poem's narrator is "one who habitually wastes energy in regretting any choice made: belatedly but wistfully he sighs over the attractive alternative rejected". Thompson also says that when introducing the poem in readings, Frost would say that the speaker was based on his friend Edward Thomas. In Frost's words, Thomas was "a person who, whichever road he went, would be sorry he didn't go the other"

Short Story Classics: Harrison Bergeron, By Kurt Vonnegut

"Harrison Bergeron" is a satirical and dystopian science-fiction short story written by Kurt Vonnegut and first published in October 1961. Originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, the story was republished in the author's Welcome to the Monkey House collection in 1968.