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Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays
by McFarland

Source criticism--analysis of a writer's source material--has emerged as one of the most popular approaches in exploring the work of J.R.R. Tolkien.

This set of new essays by leading Tolkien scholars describes the theory and methodology for proper source criticism and provides practical demonstrations of the approach.

Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays
 
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Kicking It: Successful Crowdfunding

Kicking It: Successful Crowdfunding


In Kicking It, game designer Monte Cook (D&D 3rd Edition, Numenera) and author/editor Shanna Germain (Geek Love, The Lure of Dangerous Women) each use their experience in running recent, successful Kickstarter campaigns to provide a step-by-step guide for you to plan, create, manage, and fund a money-making crowdfunding venture. You'll find a comparison of the various crowdfunding sites,...   [click here for more]
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The History of The Knights Templars, The Temple Church, and The Temple

The History of The Knights Templars, The Temple Church, and The Temple


Detailing the entire history of the famous order of the Knights Templar this account goes right from the formation during the first crusades all the way to the apparent dissolution centuries later. Although many believe the order to still exist the history gives a different account although fraternities such as the Freemasons keep the name and traditions alive. ...   [click here for more]
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Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry


The key text of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, the belief structure laid out here intricately intertwines faith from all corners of the world as well as involving both science and faith in a bundle for adherents to carefully study and understand. ...   [click here for more]
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Demonology and Devil-Lore: Demon Lore Series I

Demonology and Devil-Lore: Demon Lore Series I


An in depth look at demonology throughout western history that includes a good deal of Biblical and Middle Eastern references and mythology. Many works from ancient Babylon, Greek tragedies and the epic play Faust are used to form together a tangible history of demons in the present day. Although many conclusions can logically be found to be erroneous, the author makes a good attempt to bring together...   [click here for more]
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RAINN Charity PWYW Donation

RAINN Charity PWYW Donation


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of "America's 100 Best Charities" by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the...   [click here for more]
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The Book of Enoch

The Book of Enoch


A book of Jewish myth and thinking, the Book of Enoch was a book that was widely used in the first century as a point of reference in Jewish belief. While it is largely unknown exactly when the book was written, it was known to have been written by the time of the New Testament since a passage in the book of Jude comes from this source. While not canonical, this book is an interesting tool to enlightening...   [click here for more]
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Lives of the Necromancers: Occult Mysteries Series Book I

Lives of the Necromancers: Occult Mysteries Series Book I


A brief history of the major places, texts and people that have had a contributing influence on the occult practices as they stand today. Although the title uses the term “necromancer” this is a generalized label for witches, warlocks, psychics and anyone else that practices the occult arts. Or get a print copy at: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/lives-of-the-necromancers/19226749<o:p></o:p>...   [click here for more]
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The Necronomicon

The Necronomicon


A mysterious document that many people have taken an interest in within the last few decades. Whether this book is real or fictional remains unclear since the first verifiable proofs of the book came from the fictional writing of H.P. Lovecraft. The official position of the publisher is that the book is a work of fiction but many others may have different perspectives on the truth of this document....   [click here for more]
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Science Fiction (Genre Structure Vol. 2)

Science Fiction (Genre Structure Vol. 2)


How can you add more excitement and bold vision to your science fiction adventures? Science Fiction (Genre Structure Vol. 2) helps you to develop and tell tales of discovery and possibility. It is an essential sourcebook for creating fiction and tabletop adventures. Written for writers and roleplayers, with clear step-by-step instructions, you can: Determine which science...   [click here for more]
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Book of the Dead and other Egyptian Papyri and Tablets

Book of the Dead and other Egyptian Papyri and Tablets


The main text of this volume outlines the funerary rights of the ancient Egyptians. The funeral process for this ancient empire was long and drawn out but allowed for the soul, or Ka, to make its way to the land of the dead and back again to one day be resurrected. Also included are tablets that outline letters from various officials of missions and conquests of the Egyptians as well as stories of...   [click here for more]
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Terra Incognito: A Guide to Building the Worlds of Your Imagination

Terra Incognito: A Guide to Building the Worlds of Your Imagination


Lao Tzu said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” But the journey of imagination begins with a single idea—one that can shape entire worlds, if you so choose. And no one knows that better than bestselling fantasy author Richard C. White, who brings his expertise for world building to this reference guide for writers interested in crafting their own storytelling...   [click here for more]
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Horror Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 1)

Horror Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 1)


How can you add more terror and suspense to your horror adventures? Horror Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 1) helps you to develop and tell frightful tales of dread and darkness. It is an essential sourcebook for creating fiction and tabletop adventures. Written for writers and roleplayers, with clear step-by-step instructions, you can: Determine which horror genre elements...   [click here for more]
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The Kabbalah, Sepher Yezirah. A Book on Creation.

The Kabbalah, Sepher Yezirah. A Book on Creation.


A book that combines Jewish mysticism with the Torah, this core book of the Kabbalah is crucial in understanding the other texts of that ancient magical system. This book outlines the hidden secrets of creation along with secrets of God. Although this book is created and sold by the publishers solely as a reference book, the fact remains that many have lived by this text for many hundreds of years....   [click here for more]
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Within the Temple of Isis

Within the Temple of Isis


Isis was the Egyptian fertility goddess that spread her husband, Osiris’s remains across Egypt after his death at the hands of Set. What lies in this work is something completely different as a young priestess goes into the temple of Isis to learn its deepest secrets. The author tells us that these secrets are not fiction but the duality of nature and of the gods is inherent truth that we must...   [click here for more]
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The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction


6 Steps to Writing and Publishing Your Bestseller! Science fiction and fantasy is one of the most challenging--and rewarding!--genres in the bookstore. But with New York Times bestselling author Philip Athans and fantasy giant R. A. Salvatore at your side, you'll create worlds that draw your readers in--and keep them reading! Just as important, you'll learn how to prepare your work for today's...   [click here for more]
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La Sorcière: Demon Lore Series II

La Sorcière: Demon Lore Series II


A book written in the early 1800’s, La Sorcière gives us an insight into thinking of that time period concerning where the power of witches comes from. Although most contemporary witches will deny the presence of Satan or demons as their power source, the thinking of the Christian church would probably agree with what this text says. It is accepted that witches do not generally accept...   [click here for more]
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Elizabethan Demonology: Demon Lore Series Book III

Elizabethan Demonology: Demon Lore Series Book III


This volume shows the common held beliefs about demons during and just after the Reformation period started by Martin Luther. These beliefs are mainly shown through the use of fiction present at the time especially through the plays of the master of theatre himself, William Shakespeare. The author relies heavily on these examples but it is effective since so many people held ideas about demons that...   [click here for more]
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft: Demon Lore Series Book IV

Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft: Demon Lore Series Book IV


Although written mostly as a fictional work, this piece of literature uses many real world examples of the occult to make its fictional points. Written in a series of ten letters, the book gives a very personal perspective on one person’s view of the occult. Although Walter Scott was failing in health while writing this work, a unique charm is given to the text in the midst of his illness near...   [click here for more]
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A Privileged Life

A Privileged Life


An autobiography, a travelogue and a history, A PRIVILEGED LIFE documents nearly ninety years of adventures. Pym Trueman has been a pioneer, a homemaker, and from time to time a fairy godmother of the highest order. From Australia to India, Samoa and back again, she has expended her life's energies on nurturing healthy communities inclusive of all cultures, ages, genders, ethnicities, abilities and...   [click here for more]
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Daemonologie: Demon Lore Series Book VIII

Daemonologie: Demon Lore Series Book VIII


Written as both a religious and political piece, this work shows the history and foundation of necromancy and demonology. Going back to ancient history, James VI is able to show from a Christian perspective why these arts are derived from dark, bleak sources and also what steps should be taken to persecute and eliminate it. ...   [click here for more]
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Devil-Worship in France or, The Question of Lucifer: Demon Lore Series Book IX

Devil-Worship in France or, The Question of Lucifer: Demon Lore Series Book IX


A dark and thorough treatment of the case for Satan and devil worship in France. Waite uses many sources, of which many are debunked about the existence of secret orders and fraternities which secretly worship Lucifer. These accusations go from the Mason to the Rosicrucians and other groups that are known not to. ...   [click here for more]
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Magic and Witchcraft: Occult Mysteries Series IV

Magic and Witchcraft: Occult Mysteries Series IV


A short work reflecting on the origins and reality of magic and witchcraft. Moir uses various ancient resources in his evaluation along with many pieces of writing that emerged out of his circle of writers. Even though his conclusions are out of date or even misinformed. This work, and others like it, helped form the mythos of the modern day occult. ...   [click here for more]
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Modern Magic: Occult Mysteries Series V

Modern Magic: Occult Mysteries Series V


Using various types of occult practices, Vere sheds a light on the types of magic and necromancy practised during the time this book was written. He draws on many sources and educates everyone in where these types of forms came from, who are the major players and how they are being practised in his time. ...   [click here for more]
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History of the Devil: Demon Lore Series Book V

History of the Devil: Demon Lore Series Book V


Going back to ancient Biblical texts, Defoe uses the ideas we have had about the Devil and holds them up to the historical evidence. This shows where many misconceptions about how we think about the spiritual source of evil, a being that started as a powerful being that was to be feared to a trickster type being who sat on our shoulders and tempted us to do evil. Most people, regardless of the backgrounds...   [click here for more]
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Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek


Could the Empire kick the Federation's ass? And other galaxy-shaking enigmas. Could a Jedi knight use his light saber to deflect a beam from a phaser? Which aliens are cooler: the Cardassians or the Chazrach? Have any Federation ships ever made the Kessel run in less than twelve parsecs? And most important . . . in a fight between the Empire and the...   [click here for more]
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Michael Moorcock: Fiction, Fantasy and the World's Pain

Michael Moorcock: Fiction, Fantasy and the World's Pain


Prolific, popular and critically acclaimed, Michael Moorcock is the most important British fantasy author of his generation. His Elric of Melnibone is an iconic figure for millions of fans but Moorcock has also been a pioneer in science fiction and historical fiction. He was hailed as the central figure of the "New Wave" in science fiction, and has won numerous awards for his fantasy and...   [click here for more]
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The Art of War for Writers

The Art of War for Writers


Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises Strategies and Tactics for the Master Novelist Successfully starting and finishing a publishable novel is often like fighting a series of battles. You not only have to work hard to shape memorable characters, develop gripping plots, and craft dazzling dialogue, but you also have to fight against self-doubts and fears. And then there's the challenge...   [click here for more]
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Eighth Day Genesis:  A Worldbuilding Codex

Eighth Day Genesis: A Worldbuilding Codex


2013 Origins Award Nominee You want to build a world. Twenty authors want to help. It begins when you have that moment when you can close your eyes and see a world no-one has seen before. It might start from a grain of sand, the way light filters through the trees, the feel of satin robes, the smell of cooking soup, or simply a wish for somewhere, somewhen else. It happens...   [click here for more]
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Curiosities of Superstition: Occult Mysteries Series Book II

Curiosities of Superstition: Occult Mysteries Series Book II


Going into the realm of other religions and cultures Adams discovers some superstitions and their sometimes shocking origins. Many common held beliefs are rooted in old mystical sources and many of us hang on to them very dearly. Where does your favourite superstition emerge from? ...   [click here for more]
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The Devil in Britain and America: Demon Lore Series Book VI

The Devil in Britain and America: Demon Lore Series Book VI


Within this work lays a case by case account of the works of the Devil and witchcraft in both Britain and America. The authour feels that a comprehensive study has not been done and writes what actually happened in certain cases and gives testimony to the horrors of both truth and lies when it comes to the Devil and witchcraft. ...   [click here for more]
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A Scandal in Bohemia (A Study in Storytelling #1)

A Scandal in Bohemia (A Study in Storytelling #1)


How can you adapt a classic Sherlock Holmes mystery into your own adventure? A Scandal in Bohemia (A Study in Storytelling #1) helps you to deconstruct the original story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. You can then reimagine, remix, and recycle the story elements into any genre or setting. Designed for writers and roleplayers, use it to create original fiction or tabletop adventures!...   [click here for more]
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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages Volume III

A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages Volume III


This volume focuses on the specialized operations that the insidious inquisition carried out. Whether it was routing political heresy or else dealing with a local witch coven, the inquisition was within all areas of society. No one was safe from their wrath. ...   [click here for more]
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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages Volume II

A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages Volume II


Henry Lea once again unfolds the history of the infamous inquisition as he lays out their rise and influence in different countries across Europe. Using detailed accounts, this book shows how the inquisition used the people around them to infiltrate and route supposed witchcraft in their areas. ...   [click here for more]
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The Skeptic's Guide to Conspiracies

The Skeptic's Guide to Conspiracies


From the Knights Templar to the JFK Assassination: Uncovering the [Real] Truth Behind the World's Most Controversial Conspiracy Theories Did the noble order of the Knights Templar guard a secret about Jesus’ birth?   Was the moon landing faked in a Hollywood movie studio?   Is the government keeping the remains of an alien spacecraft in the top-secret...   [click here for more]
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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages Volume I

A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages Volume I


A very well researched history of the rise of the inquisition in the Middle Ages. Lea asks the questions about where the church started this infamous group and what reasons they had for condemning so many innocent people. The started trials and the evidences brought forth in these initial proceedings are presented as well for us to always remember what horrors some people lived through. ...   [click here for more]
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The Weapon of Prayer

The Weapon of Prayer


In this book, Bounds explains the importance of prayer and that nothing else in the Christian life can replace the comfort and joy that comes from communion with God. Bounds also explains that all major movements that God has willed into place were all started by believer prayers and that we as Christians need to pray to influence the world around us. ...   [click here for more]
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The Mythos Society Guide to New England

The Mythos Society Guide to New England


The Mythos Society Guide to New England is an expansive universal sourcebook by veteran game designer Clint Staples that can be used to enhance any horror, mystery, or adventure roleplaying scenarios set in New England. It is particularly suited for Mythos-oriented games like Call of Cthulhu and Cthulhu Live. It is also a fun and provocative read...   [click here for more]
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The Nazi Occult

The Nazi Occult


In the dark dungeons beneath Nazi Germany, teams of occult experts delved into ancient and forbidden lore, searching for lost secrets of power. This book tells the complete history of the Nazi occult programs, from their quests for the Ark of the Covenant, the Spear of Destiny, and the Holy Grail, through their experiments with lycanthrope and zero-point energy. It also includes information on the...   [click here for more]
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Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition

Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition


Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) was a major writer of fantasy and science fiction during the first half of the twentieth century. Together with H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, Smith was one of the "Three Musketeers" of legendary Weird Tales magazine, and contributed some of the most distinctive (and controversial) fantastic fiction to ever appear in Hugo Gernsback's Wonder Stories. His...   [click here for more]
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The Canister X Transmission: Year Two - Collected Newsletters

The Canister X Transmission: Year Two - Collected Newsletters


Begin transmission . . . Running weekly from May 2015 to April 2016, The Canister X Transmission was sent via email to readers worldwide. Every week, readers received updates from the desk of A.P. Fuchs that served as a behind-the-scenes gateway into his views on the publishing industry and past work. The newsletter covered four main topics: Writing/Creating/Publishing, in which...   [click here for more]
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Aradia, or The Gospel of the Witches

Aradia, or The Gospel of the Witches


Aradia is a prominent figure for many Wiccan traditions, as well as other neo-pagan belief systems. Some have revered her as a Moon Goddess, while to others she is the Queen of Witches. First published in 1899 by Charles Leland, and believed to be a collection of religious rites utilized by a coven of pagan witches in Tuscany, The Gospel of Witches holds spells to invoke and conjure Diana,...   [click here for more]
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The Buffyverse Catalog

The Buffyverse Catalog


A Complete Guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel in Print, Film, Television, Comics, Games and Other Media, 1992-2010 This bibliographic guide covers the "Buffyverse"--the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999-2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest...   [click here for more]
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The Prince

The Prince


An often misunderstood book that was at one time thought to be an evil book, The Prince is a take on how Machiavelli believed that a prince of a nation could take and hold power. Many royals feared the common people at the time of this text being written and Machiavelli responded to his princes fears with how he should rule. Other writings reveal that Nicolo never believed this to be the way a prince...   [click here for more]
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The Great Monster Magazines

The Great Monster Magazines


A Critical Study of the Black and White Publications of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s This is a critical overview of monster magazines from the 1950s through the 1970s. "Monster magazine" is a blanket term to describe both magazines that focus primarily on popular horror movies and magazines that contain stories featuring monsters, both of which are illustrated in comic book...   [click here for more]
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Writings of Plato: Theaetetus, Ion, Apology

Writings of Plato: Theaetetus, Ion, Apology


The Writings of Plato offer the continued discourses of Socrates up until the willing drinking of poison for a death sentence passed down onto him. All three works in this volume continue the philosophical ideas started in the Republic as the great philosopher is challenged and praised by contemporaries around him. Finally he offers comfort for those that looked up to him before he ultimately is executed....   [click here for more]
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Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays

Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays


Source criticism--analysis of a writer's source material--has emerged as one of the most popular approaches in exploring the work of J.R.R. Tolkien. Since Tolkien drew from many disparate sources, an understanding of these sources, as well as how and why he incorporated them, can enhance readers' appreciation. This set of new essays by leading Tolkien scholars describes the theory and methodology...   [click here for more]
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Ethics & Politics

Ethics & Politics


Aristotle’s Ethics and Politics are the main sources of philosophy that he was known for. In Ethics he argued for the view that virtues are what make up the ethical behaviour of any person. In order to be a “good person” ethics must be present in the form of virtues. Meanwhile in Politics, he argues that the city or state must come before family which comes before the individual....   [click here for more]
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Sherlock Holmes Reader: Vol. 1 Issue 1

Sherlock Holmes Reader: Vol. 1 Issue 1


Issue #1 of 4 This first issue features a Sherlock Holmes Primer, maxims of Holmes, quotes from Holmes, a map of 221-B Baker Street, the unchronicled cases, two illustrated stories, and much more! Cover by fan favorite, Michael Gaydos. Overview A unique magazine format comic that features stories, information, background, and all things related to Sherlock Holmes....   [click here for more]
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The Republic

The Republic


The magnum opus of Plato’s writings that detail out the utopia that Socrates had thought of when debating with his contemporaries in ancient Greece. While many people have criticized these views over the years, these ideas have sparked many ideas of what makes government work and what does not as well as laying down the foundations for our own democratic systems in the present day. Socrates has...   [click here for more]
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A Shadow's Cry: Dark Poetry from a Troubled Mind

A Shadow's Cry: Dark Poetry from a Troubled Mind


Everyone knows it’s out there, but no one really wants to talk about it. Depression. What you will read is my struggle with years of suffering. My struggle with sadness, anger and love is all reflected inside. Some of this may seem a bit chaotic sometimes moving from a romantic poem to an all out angry and sad rant. That is the way of depression however, at one moment you are fine and everything...   [click here for more]
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