Historical Fiction - Poetry Stories

Historical fiction usually recounts a famed event of the past or a memorable, recognizable period time period as experienced by fictional characters, but may also describe a historical figure (in their perceived likeness) that must deal with a variety of imagined situations. Historical fiction attempts to accurately capture the essence of history and realise as fully as possible the way the world once was. Striving for plausibility and authenticity, historical fiction allows the reader to both live and learn history, often showcasing political or social issues of the time.

Bardic Tales

Bardic Tales

RichardHigley
12 parts / 7 pages, updated Sep 20, 2013GCompleted
Poems and stories of my invention from a bardic tradition Please enjoy at your leasure, My Lords and Ladies
32,402 reads votes 215 comments 149
The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

RichardHigley
1 page, updated Oct 10, 2013PG
240 reads votes 9 comments 18
Poems - ANZACs

Poems - ANZACs

NormanForrest
4 parts / 2 pages, updated Jun 26, 2013PG-13Video
These are new poems inspired by ANZAC day 25/4/13. Our remembrance day. They are irreverent statements about the stupidity and horrors of war, written in Australian vernacular.
376 reads votes 39 comments 41
Lovers' Lament

Lovers' Lament

HeadlessChocoBunnies
1 page, updated Jan 18, 2013
116 reads votes 8 comments 4
Three Great Men

Three Great Men

JamesJackson8
1 page, updated Jan 13, 2013GCompleted
Martin Luther King, Jr. Malcolm X, President Barack Obama
399 reads votes 8 comments 10
Beautiful Dancer

Beautiful Dancer

bronxnyc
2 parts / 1 page, updated Jan 12, 2012PicturesCompleted
Spinning and turning, Twisting and learning, She's not one to hear the burning. *** Another short poem i wrote on a whim. :)
287 reads votes 19 comments 9
A Collection of Thoughts and Techniques

A Collection of Thoughts and Techniques

snarkypoet
28 parts / 16 pages, updated Feb 25, 2014PG-13
Poetry and prose that are either terribly lovable and understanding of the human psyche, or are so weak in a thought process that you may feel that your time has been wasted. Either way, you have an opinion of the writing by the end of it.
2,122 reads votes 191 comments 133
Remember

Remember

Agfishgill
2 parts / 1 page, updated Nov 13, 2011GVideoCompleted
A poem in loving memory of all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for us!
264 reads votes 17 comments 14
Thirukural

Thirukural

INDIANWOMAN
8 parts / 8 pages, updated Apr 07, 2014PG
This is not a religious book just a book of good sayings. Tirukkuṟaḷ (Tamil: திருக்குறள் also known as the Kural), sometimes spelt 'Thirukkural, is a classic of couplets or Ku... read more
937 reads votes 25 comments 16
The Letter Of Ezio Auditore

The Letter Of Ezio Auditore

Rezayko
9 parts / 4 pages, updated Aug 05, 2013GCompleted
The letter's of Ezio
464 reads votes 10 comments 5
War Poems: Muse to Remember - (By David Hurt)

War Poems: Muse to Remember - (By David Hurt)

spm91212
12 parts / 3 pages, updated May 21, 2013PG-13
Photo by klickr.co.uk A selection of War Poems, by me, dedicated to the loss of all who met their end, during WWI & WWII. Loss of Civilians,... read more
675 reads votes 51 comments 96
Along The Nile River *Lyric Poem*

Along The Nile River *Lyric Poem*

MeIsNumber1
1 page, updated Feb 09, 2014G
118 reads votes 7 comments 6
Flaming Rainbow

Flaming Rainbow

DougBellamy
1 page, updated Jan 16, 2014
60 reads votes 6 comments 4
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