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Operation Hausberg by Bobby Cude "Operation Hausberg" is a fictionalized action filled suspenseful drama thriller about an Am... [1,667 words]
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Preflight by Shelley J Alongi Aviation Series Story 5. Andrew on one of his cross country flights begins a lively correspondence wi... [4,411 words]
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Accident by Shelley J Alongi Aviation Series Story 1A, Flashback. We step back in time to the day of Andrew's accident and the beg... [2,756 words]
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Who's Who by Achmyd Uajay A weird story about relationship and human nature. [1,756 words]
The Wind Blew by Ian Goodall A world that is only a prison, a man who hates it. He wants to escape... [235 words]
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Promise by Lawrence Peters For Monica. [355 words]
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The Watch Cat by Norman A Rubin The story of a black alley cat who adopted an Israeli family and became their 'watch cat'. [1,123 words]
The Village Green. by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [559 words]
The Thirteenth Station by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [8,024 words]
The Power Of Surrender by Jeffrey (George) Winter A good man takes on evil. [1,431 words]
The Old Enemy by Sue (Sooz) Simpson I just hope I've got the names right. [253 words]
The Ludic Revolution by Prepense How does it end? [6,231 words]
The Iceberg by Sue (Sooz) Simpson She had to break the hold they had on him... release him from his parents grip. [410 words]
The Brain Tumor by Prepense If only everyone could get cancer. [6,507 words]
The Almighty Hand by Kylan Masters A humerous short story written. It asks the question of "Who is really playing God?" [1,066 words]
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Nicky's Promise by Prepense If only we could go back. [5,205 words]
Neighbourhood Watch by Andrea Andrea The first time I set eyes on Mrs. Babcock I knew there'd be trouble... [1,135 words]
More Than Meets The I by Prepense To see a world in a grain of sand. [5,011 words]
Guardian Angel by Danielle Pettrey Robin struggles between wanting to get out of poverty at any cost and of remaining true to herse... [1,365 words]
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Devil's Child by Prepense Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain. [3,352 words]
A School Tragedy by Ruby Webster Based on Actual Events. [606 words]
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Sickness Of The Young by Mila Strictzer A collection of stories. [35,723 words]
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2nd Chapter Amsterdam by Roberto J Moreno - [3,000 words]
1st Part Intro

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1st Part Intro
DESCRIPTION
This is the first chapter of a 5-6 chapter story. Enjoy and please give feedback.
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TITLE KEYWORD
Biography
AUTHOR
Roberto J Moreno
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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[July 2003]
AUTHOR'S E-MAIL ADDRESS
[email protected]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (148)
2nd Chapter Amsterdam (Short Stories) - [3,000 words]
A Fortnight's Away (Poetry) - [135 words]
A Heart Growing Tired (Poetry) - [291 words]
A Minute Before The Tone. (Poetry) It's a poem about all the thoughts you have before calling that person you like. Yet, you can't really say it all because it might creep them out or it's just safe not to be that vulnerable [169 words]
A Moment In Time (Poetry) It was jsut a thought. I hadn't written anything in a while. I remembered this movie called Commandments with aidan Quinn and Courtney Cox. A great movie about love and misfortune. The beach sequence ... [134 words]
And ItíS Just Odd, A Bit Safd (Poetry) - [181 words]
Answers (Poetry) - [110 words]
Aqua (Poetry) - [101 words]
Backstab (Poetry) - [157 words]
Beyond Any Expectation (Poetry) - [49 words] [Travel]
Black And White Memories (Poetry) It's a poem about feeling love. [263 words]
Blame (Poetry) - [127 words]
Blow (Poetry) - [59 words]
Blue Light (Poetry) - [86 words]
Break Up (Poetry) - [153 words]
Buy More Life (Poetry) - [117 words]
Can See It Coming. (Poetry) It's about seeing things happen, but just letting time make decisions. [127 words]
Can't Begin The Start To The End. (Poetry) - [141 words]
Chery (Poetry) - [81 words]
Cheryl (Poetry) - [100 words]
Colour (Poetry) - [111 words]
Damsel In Distress (Poetry) This is about men being misleaded by a woman's wicked ways. Women say men manipulate, but it's backwards. A woman controls a man. "A man will beg, A man will crawl,On the sheer face of love. Like a fl... [204 words]
Dani (Poetry) - [98 words] [Romance]
Daydream Once A Year (Poetry) About a woman I see once a yr and can't help it but be in-like with her. [110 words]
December 13. 1998 (Poetry) - [74 words]
Do I Bring You Down. (Poetry) - [83 words]
Doll (Poetry) - [99 words]
Door (Poetry) - [120 words]
Dream (Poetry) - [53 words]
Dreamt Of A Dream (Poetry) - [109 words]
Dreamt Of A Place (Poetry) - [66 words]
Driving In The Past (Poetry) - [239 words]
Driving To Feel You Near (Poetry) - [146 words]
Drown (Poetry) - [70 words]
Elizabeth Liz (Poetry) This is another poem about Liz. I had written 2 of them cause I wanted a creative contrast, but came out with the same result. Funny how are thoughts can confess or predict the future. [196 words]
Everthing In Its Wrong! (Screenplays) - [1,615 words]
Faith (Poetry) - [190 words]
Fall (Poetry) - [66 words]
Fall In Love (Poetry) - [66 words]
Fallen In Love (Poetry) - [182 words]
Far From Here (Poetry) - [110 words]
Faraway, So Close (Poetry) This poem is about seeing or meeting someone and saying nothing about the connection you both could share. It's about being timid about your feeling and speculation [212 words]
Feels Like The Start (Poetry) Just a note about a long distance romance. [191 words]
Final Hit (Poetry) - [148 words]
Final Thoughts (Poetry) It's a poem about placing your life in perspective, but too lateto make changes. Please offer feedback. [184 words]
Full Moon (Poetry) - [147 words]
Get A Clue (Poetry) - [405 words]
Give (Poetry) - [142 words]
Good (Poetry) - [90 words]
Good Bye (Poetry) - [201 words]
Good Night Stream Of Thought (Poetry) It's a random stream of thought. [143 words]
Government (Poetry) - [243 words]
Grey (Poetry) - [247 words]
Half Alive (Poetry) - [99 words]
Half Awake (Poetry) - [106 words]
Half Awaken (Poetry) Just liked the line half awken dreams. Decided to write something using it at 4am. [102 words]
Happy About Things (Poetry) - [121 words]
Heavy Rain (Poetry) - [172 words]
Hege (Poetry) It's about an old girlfriend that lives in Norway. [146 words] [Romance]
Hello, Am I Your Son? (Poetry) It was a rainy day. [181 words]
Here She Comes (Poetry) - [115 words]
Heroine (Poetry) - [134 words]
Hide (Poetry) - [117 words]
Home Is... (Poetry) - [153 words]
Hope This Day Never Ends. (Poetry) Please write feedback. [214 words]
Hunter For Her Feel (Poetry) Its about envisioning rather than seeing. [110 words] [Erotic]
I Can Say IíM Glad (Poetry) - [146 words]
I Got What I Needed To Hear (Poetry) - [156 words]
I Hate Ya! (Poetry) - [145 words]
If You Belief (Poetry) - [119 words]
I'm Tired (Poetry) - [262 words]
Imagine (Poetry) - [70 words]
In Your Heart (Poetry) - [125 words]
Inspire (Poetry) - [110 words]
It's 1am...Rebirth (Poetry) It's a poem about someone I've been getting close too; however, everything is on her terms. I'm getting tired of it. [191 words]
Jan 29 1999 (Poetry) - [125 words]
Kandi (Poetry) This is for the woman I most dream about. [173 words]
Killing Her (Poetry) It's about breaking up with someone and killing their hopes. [200 words]
La Facultad (Plays) It's a daily play in spanish. My grammar in spanish isn't all there. However, it is coherent. [1,424 words]
Late Night Dreams (Poetry) - [62 words]
Late Night TV Becomes The Playground For Porn (Poetry) - [191 words]
Le Fabulous Adventour (Poetry) It's a poem about my ex and I on a trip we took to the Keys. [214 words] [Romance]
Lies (Poetry) - [93 words]
Lies Past Formalities (Poetry) - [214 words]
Liz (Poetry) It's about a girl I met this summer. I like her ways and her fun personality. However, I don't know anymore. As I wrote this poem I started to question why. [455 words]
London Breeze (Poetry) It's about being fake and justifying sleeping around. [208 words]
Loneliness (Poetry) It's about meeting someone and coming down after being disappointed. [68 words]
Long Time No See (Poetry) It's about seeing an old love. [117 words]
Long To Have You (Poetry) - [171 words]
Look At Me Blue Eyes (Poetry) - [127 words]
Love Letters And Mysteries (Poetry) It's about waking up one day and knowing how a relationship ship is all based on new found lies. [135 words]
Maja (Poetry) This is about my current girlfriend and the sexual extruggles we are facing. [183 words]
Maybe It's Goodbye! (Poetry) - [286 words]
Me Alegra (Poetry) A little poem in Spanish about expressing my affections. [25 words]
Mend The Wounds That Set The Wolves (Poetry) - [97 words]
Midnight Confussion (Poetry) - [254 words]
Millions Of Miles Just To Be Alone (Poetry) - [183 words]
Money Love (Poetry) - [217 words]
Moon (Poetry) - [147 words]
My Heart (Poetry) - [183 words]
No Destination (Poetry) Met someone not too long ago and this is about them. [139 words]
No Regrets (Poetry) This is about a man doing what he can for a woman, and she taking it for granted. [319 words]
No Se Como Cantar Esta Cancion (Poetry) - [172 words]
Not Just My Imagination (Poetry) - [302 words]
Not Like The Rest (Poetry) - [117 words]
One Night Stand (Poetry) - [46 words]
Outside Your Window (Poetry) - [96 words]
Realization Of Love (Poetry) This poem is something I wrote about a girl I met this summer. I've felt things I've never felt before. [131 words] [Romance]
She Calls My Name (Poetry) It's just a poem I wrote out of mental blindness. [118 words]
Silently At Your Side (Poetry) - [223 words]
Smiling Cross The Walk (Poetry) Please write feedback. [188 words]
Song In My Head (Poetry) It's a poem about the journey I've had to go through you to experience love. [253 words]
Stay With Me (I Feel Alone) (Poetry) - [167 words]
Stranded In Back Of My Mind (Poetry) - [188 words]
Stranded Like A Picture Frame (Poetry) - [316 words]
Summer Crush (Poetry) It's about seeing someone for the last time and explaining why I confessed my feelings for her. [213 words]
Teenaged Love (Poetry) - [206 words]
The End Of Liz (Poetry) It's a poem about a girl that I should have ran away from the first second I met her. [500 words]
The Fool (Poetry) This a poem about a person who is in love with someone who chooses to ignore them and play with their feelings [259 words]
The Job Of An Angel (Poetry) - [101 words]
The Wings Of An Angel (Poetry) - [149 words]
The World Is Deceiving (Poetry) IT's just a poem I wrote while listening to a song. [185 words]
The World Joys Our Love (Poetry) - [218 words]
The World Through Your Head (Poetry) Late night random thoughts. [179 words]
Then Comes A Time (Poetry) This a poem about a resent relationship. [165 words]
This Feeling Of Hope (Poetry) It's just a poem about waking up and realizing the person next to you is simply perfect [202 words]
Time Lies (Poetry) - [128 words]
Time With Me (Poetry) Just a transient thought. [42 words]
Tu Baile Gitano. (Poetry) I haven't written something in spanish in a long time. So I figured might as well. It's about memories of a better day. When that person you were with, made it worth going another day. [201 words]
Tu Seduccion Core Como El Rio (Poetry) It's about a girl I have a weird relationship with. It's in spanish cause it turns her on. LoL [163 words]
Un Dia En La Playa (Poetry) It's a poem on what I think love should feel like. Es un poema describiendo lo que yo pienso que es amor. [161 words]
Undone (Poetry) - [75 words]
Unknown Tomorrow (Poetry) - [73 words]
Unknown Tomorrow 2 (Poetry) - [106 words]
Unresolved And Used (Poetry) - [142 words]
Up And About The City Walls (Poetry) - [154 words]
Up In The Midnight Sky (Poetry) It's a bit about everything. Love, life, responsibility. [172 words]
Veta (Poetry) - [170 words]
Walking In The Dark (Poetry) - [150 words]
Walking Through The Desert To Reach You. (Poetry) For Rebecca. [154 words]
What Will Happen Next? (Poetry) It's about traveling and time. [188 words]
Whatever Happened To All The Good Ideas? (Poetry) It's about society's lack of integrity. [245 words]
When I Grow Old (Poetry) This is a thought that occured when talking to my Grandfather one night. [193 words]
Where Do We Stand (Poetry) - [115 words]
Will This Instance Deliberate? (Poetry) It's just a random thought about stuff going on. [166 words]
Winter Haze (Poetry) About going to Norway [248 words] [Romance]
Wonder Why (Poetry) - [130 words]
You Cheat (Poetry) - [198 words] [Relationships]
1st Part Intro
Roberto J Moreno

Long before the dreaded walk I think to myself, "Is this the time to go? Make all of this home, create and redefine myself?" Standing by the dark, I find myself intrigued by the thought. U2' s Wake Up Dead Man plays in the background and its bass-line zones you to the zombie like atmosphere. Pleasantly still and no drift, time seems to stand still. Slow mo' reels seem to make this dejavu. However, unlike the many times I've been here, I struggle. A thought has translated into a dilemma. My life is in vacation. Permanent some say, but I belief it's necessary to get away until you can look at yourself. Have you ever thought of a place, and when you went there all troubles seem to go away. Whether it is in your head or a real place you can always feel safe. I look down and the ants seem to go away. The lizards found their prey, as morning light seems to come down and wake the dead. My head feels light and I feel numb. I guess I must be tired after all. I like the night and when it glows, I miss that sense of well being. Can it be that I can physically be content and mentally need to confess? Sinners are we all, some more than most, but in some way guilty of the pleasure. Doesn't it feel good to lust? In some weird way to want someone out of our reach, to close her eyes and dream. Have we all not had lust? Lust is in love, how strange is that? Is it a sin when you belief? The sun strikes and the leafs fall. Like fallen dreams that often float. Giving and living hope. There is no one else to blame for the fall. I walk down passed the stalls. This has been a long walk. Night falls again, and this decision has me up against the wall. The voices in my head drive me out of my mind. Falling behind the whispers that crawl from my endless nights, I wonder if I'm asleep as I walk the street. Satellites up in the sky, and my thoughts up for grab. Can this journey be more confusing? It started with a promise and its turn to a life dilemma. So, what's my answer? It's like confession to a natural born sinner. The sound of the sea relaxes and amuses me. Never ending sequences of waves crashing against the shore. Not sure, but in a way, it's the only consistency this world has. The wind is catching up with my thoughts. This guy from across the board says to me, "Do you think, we have evolved?" I answered, " In a world were a man has to carry a gun, a woman can't have a choice to abort without being looked down upon, and governments create wars. You tell me." He looks down and nods his head, " I guess everything is not what it seems." A valid point coming after his fifth drink. Well, conversation runs thin, and I'm left to wonder about my thoughts and dreams. Self diagnosed to over analyze every cause, action and thought I'm still stranded. Running across many unknown, traveling without a real cause. Just to figure things out. I encounter a beautiful woman. Shoulder length dark brown hair, 5'10, around 115 pounds, light skin (with a tan), small squared glasses that give her a sophisticated look, and clothes that outline her physical attributes. She talks to me about the idealism of equality. How women have the right to be equal and are as strong as men. As she keeps preaching about the greatness of womanhood. Its always astounded me how women do not fight for military draft at the age of 18, or pay for dinner on a first date, or open the door for a man. Instead, women use the fact that they are women to gain advantage. Which is fine by me, but if you want to be treated equal then the bad things should apply. Now, I'm not saying every woman is like this. I mean we are the same, the only thing that differs women and men are the physical attributes. Well, after four cups of coffee and discussions ranging from woman rights to the mad cow disease, I find myself in her apartment. Her right arm across my bare chest and having had an exceptional sexual experience. This leads me to think, that sex is better after having an intense discussion. It's like make-up sex in a way. Only more intense, because even in bed you try to illustrate the finer points of why you are better than any of his or her previous sexual encounters. The wind blows the curtains. I get up from bed and walk over to close the window. It's a beautiful morning; the night is quiet and sensible inviting you to look at its beauty. She brings me a robe. "What are you doing up?" she says. "Nothing, admiring the sky from this part of the world. I'm glad Ií ve made this trip." She replies, " I'm glad too. God, I was amazing tonight." We both laugh and stare into each other eyes. She places her arms around me. Not only does she stick to what she beliefs in, but also she has a sense of humor. Morning comes and I'm gone. I left her a note. Telling her I'll be back for more, and this time I'll stay a while at home. On my journey I must go. To learn whom I am, and explore what only pictures and stories have said.

I get on the morning train to a city known for its history as well as its activities. The sight seeing is astounding, the trees and the fields, the castles and the farmhouses. Night covers the landscape, and I canít fall asleep. I begin to think how much I donít miss where I come from. I donít miss my family though I do miss my dog. I also donít miss the fake personalities, the ghetto/gangster attitude that people are adopting and the philosophy of life. Iíve always thought of myself as a loner, and though traveling with two other guys I still push myself away from them. I like and strive on being independent. I want to see what I want to see. I donít want to tag along or wait for others. Hello, can I take your order? Screw that. I came here to view life in a different perspective and to see it in its different shades of gray.

 

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July 2002
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