Pages tagged with Survivors

The Blizzard of '78 was touted as the storm of the last century. I was there and survived.
What happens when it rains, and rains, and rains? Disaster!
Tonight, I was reflecting back on the beginning of my chemo journey. I realize that I developed an inner warrior in order to get through this experience. It was one where I centered and focused on each cycle. I did my best not to look forward. I tried to look at only the current cyc...
Seeing so many accidents most of them major happening all over the world...Wondering why the owners of the bus lines, airlines and ships do not improve their company.
Zombies are everywhere in pop culture and can't be avoided even if you want to. This article is my perspective into some of the reasons that Zombie Culture is so infectious.
We should all struggle in search of better lives for ourselves and our children. But mortal peril -- or tragic accident -- could be avoided with more concern for equal rights.
This is a science fiction short story I wrote. I wrote it like I was living one day in a post ecological disaster life. I am reminiscing about what happened to leave me living below ground.
This is a poem that turns all the negatives into positives - If I can - then so can You .....
Every year, thousands of people take to the track and walk laps to raise money for cancer research, treatments and services for people with cancer. This is why we do it year after year.
We need not only the lucky breaks in life but also the wisdom to spot and seize them. Let us accept with good grace the rewards for the choices we make. Every challenge can prove a blessing, even the one due within three weeks!
A young maiden plucked petals off a Daisy to affirm her love for her young man who died at sea. This is a poem of love.
Then one of the Germans pulled out a bottle of schnapps. He poured everything turns out the lid - German cup flask. Silently drank. All are together in turn. Then go away in different directions. The Germans had dragged his wounded commander. Our soviet trio, healthy men, rushed to th...
~life was tough~Momma was a catholic~Daddy was a drunk~I was the firstborn of seven kids~eight really~she gave the eighth one away~she knew by then he wouldn’t have a chance with us~I promised her I wouldn’t publish any of this until she was gone~now she is~
This is an anti-Suicide poem. Suicide is not a Sin/ Selfish.Suicidal thoughts often come from a distaughted perception brought about by depression/ low self- esteem.People who think they no longer have a life worth living would be shocked/surprised if they knew the amount of people...
~ obsessed parents devouring children ~ spoiling them to boredom ~ others exciting through beatings~ either way creating ~ tiny monsters ready to raise their hands ~ offer themselves as fodder to any war machine ~ seeking identity & escape through the mouth onstage ~ lying ~ you are b...
She can deal with stress and carry heavy burdens. She smiles when she feels like screaming, and she sings when she feels like crying. She cries when she’s happy and laughs when she’s afraid. Her love is unconditional. There’s only one thing wrong with her. She forgets what she...
The magnutude, location, the date, and death toll of ten greatest and worst tsunami since year 1900.
In his 39 years old life, Zahrul Fuadi experienced two biggest tsunami ever happened in the history.
~The water pushed and pulled; her knees threatened to give way. At the end of her strength, she made the choice no parent should ever have to make.~
Survivors recount their near-death experiences (literal or figurative), and celebrate their collective strength and life.
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