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Works of fiction and poetry by friends of Bamboo Ridge Press.


Can I Go With You?
Published by DOIN2012 | Sunday, October 30, 2011 10:55 PM
It sucks to be left out. 100 words.
Papa's Ukulele
Published by CHOYJ2012 | Monday, October 31, 2011 7:06 AM
"when I play I remember" Topic:Musical Instrument Word Count:100
Rock Wall Princesses
Published by ALEXASOARES | Monday, October 24, 2011 4:12 AM
"I guess Liana didn't enjoy sharing the crown"-- 100 words
Nothing Personal
Published by KIDAC | Saturday, October 29, 2011 4:16 AM
"Don't get me wrong, I have my reasons." (100 word entry, October theme #8)
From Team to Family
Published by MAHIKOM2013 | Saturday, October 29, 2011 8:45 PM
"we're not a team we're a family, and these are all my sisters,"~ Markaysha Masani, The theme i chose was Sisters -- 100 words.
Wolf Packs and Candy Gold Theme #20
Published by KIKUTA2013 | Sunday, October 30, 2011 5:15 AM
In England (origin of trick or treat) families would go singing songs and saying prayers in honor of the dead in exchange for fruit, cakes or change. 1670 words.
Self-Gratification
Published by SANCHEZK2012 | Sunday, October 30, 2011 9:17 AM
...put your personalized faraway look to good use for a gratifying classroom experience today. (Theme #12: That faraway look, 100 words)
Honoka'a
Published by LEEM2013 | Monday, October 31, 2011 7:01 AM
Theme: Big Island. "When I visit, it's as if I’m not leaving home, but returning to it." 100 words.
Uncontrollable
Published by KAWATANIJ2013 | Monday, October 31, 2011 1:27 AM
Here's a taste of what I have to deal with. (theme #7 Sisters, 100 words)
His First and Only Haunted House
Published by ABELLERAC2013 | Monday, October 31, 2011 1:55 AM
My piece is based on the topics "I don't like this place" and "halloween." 96 words.
My Reflection
Published by ULUMAHEA | Monday, October 31, 2011 4:56 AM
My thoughts and feelings of my trip to downtown LA. (My topic is "I don't like this place") 100 words.
Social Homicide
Published by CHUN-MING | Monday, October 31, 2011 5:45 AM
Some people just don't get it.... Theme:Halloween Word Count:100
A new beginning…?
Published by COLINAARONLEE | Monday, October 31, 2011 7:15 AM
Just one of those “let’s start over” speeches.... I'm getting tired of them. 100 words.
testing
Published by SURFER5808 | Monday, October 31, 2011 10:16 PM
my lover -- 100 words.
Moving out
Published by MATTJR88 | Monday, October 31, 2011 10:20 PM
I don't like it here. Going to the mainland for college. 100 words.
My Lullabies
Published by PIRLA2013 | Monday, October 31, 2011 5:14 AM
One big happy family Most of the time it seems that way And most of the time I pretend it's that way -- 627 words
Hearts of One
Published by JANAELEILANI | Sunday, October 30, 2011 6:56 PM
Theme #19: Differences for the month of October. Word Count is 100 words. This is about how the way we look can't be determined and doesn't matter when we close our eyes.
I Heard Enough
Published by BERNAA | Monday, October 31, 2011 9:34 AM
”Sorry” isn’t going to cut it this time around. Theme: Tired of hearing it Word count: 100
From Hate to Love
Published by LEEK2012 | Sunday, October 30, 2011 6:42 PM
Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, and somewhere in the middle we became the best of friends. -unknown (Theme #7 Sisters, 100 words)
Friendly Fire
Published by RICHARDMELENDEZ | Monday, October 31, 2011 2:14 AM
1200 words. Inspired by themes #7 (sisters) and #20 (Halloween).
Happy Halloween
Published by CONNIED | Monday, October 31, 2011 3:29 PM
Theme #20 Halloween-- Cinquain Train 51 words
What I Should Have Said
Published by BRIAN D. | Monday, October 31, 2011 4:56 AM
This is a little "discussion" my step-sister and I had and what went through my head. The theme i used was sisters. This piece is 100 words, 117 with the speaker tags.
Sticky Little Fingers
Published by HUANGR2013 | Saturday, October 29, 2011 6:03 AM
"Being a kid is so free." (100 word entry, October theme #15)
The Wahine
Published by A. SOYAMA | Monday, October 31, 2011 6:48 AM
This is my fave ghost story I wrote that won a ghost story contest in 2002. Just wanted to share for Halloween.Happy Halloween!!
Uncovering Secrets
Published by KYLENE | Sunday, October 30, 2011 8:31 AM
A day of terror through the eyes of a six-year-old. Theme # 12 and #15. Word Count: 1,472
Times Have Changed
Published by SPORTGURL1993 | Saturday, October 15, 2011 10:10 PM
The continuous impatiences of being a child in this big world and wanting to grow up more than anything. Word Count: 1,168
Leaving
Published by YIPS | Wednesday, October 19, 2011 9:53 AM
For all the times we had to leave, without understanding what it truly meant. (100 Word Entry, October Theme #15)
Wailana Coffee House Visits
Published by ØSTBANEGADE | Friday, October 21, 2011 9:55 AM
"But it must have just been the heat from the coffee." 362 words.
A Care In This World
Published by ALABE | Thursday, October 13, 2011 10:02 PM
100 words. October theme #10.
The Way To Win
Published by LANNING | Saturday, October 08, 2011 5:49 AM
October 100 - 100 contest entry. 1289 words, 98 lines. For G.N., R.K, and O.H. And for Pele.
Reiko's Story
Published by ERIC KIMURA | Thursday, October 06, 2011 5:16 AM
"She cried when they gave her the hand grenade" The hand grenade phrase caught my ear as it was told to me. Reiko's name is fictional. The story is as I heard it is true. This is in the "I didn't understand" category. 7 year olds usually didn't. 532 words
WoooooHooooo! October themes for The Great BR Fishing & Wishing 100 - 100 Contest. Geev um!
Published by BAMBOO BUCKAROO | Saturday, October 01, 2011 3:47 AM
YeeeeeHah! Here are The Great BR Fishing & Wishing winners for September : )
Published by BAMBOO BUCKAROO | Sunday, October 16, 2011 10:02 PM
Little Bikes and Streetlights
Published by PASCUAN2013 | Friday, September 30, 2011 8:50 AM
Small kid time is most memorable when you have friends to race around the cul de sac with. (100 word entry)
Kawakami Delicatessen's Smallest Helper
Published by KRISTEL | Friday, September 30, 2011 6:13 PM
September entry, BR Fishing & Wishing 100 - 100 contest, 253 words. Theme 3! Some of my favorite memories from childhood. Their food was damn delicious.
The Wall
Published by GLIKS | Friday, September 30, 2011 10:21 PM
194 words, Theme #1, September Fishing & Wishing 100 - 100 entry
Upwards
Published by YIPS | Friday, September 30, 2011 3:41 AM
Light and free, floating through the air. He longed to be like the balloons. (100 word entry)
The Power of a Word
Published by KAPUNAWAI | Thursday, September 29, 2011 9:35 PM
A few weeks ago, missing a bus created a unique opportunity to eavesdrop on the conversation between a 93 year olf and a 92 year old. I was enthralled. Instead of a madeleine, a word transported me to small kid time. (98 words)
Summer of 1981
Published by SHRLLGSP5 | Friday, September 30, 2011 2:06 AM
The world belonged to us. (100 words)
Not Just More
Published by JCHARISMA | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:16 AM
1099 words. 91 lines. Theme 1.
A Child’s Battlefield
Published by KERACHAN511 | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 7:25 AM
Remember the days of playing in the rain, without a care in the world? (100 word entry.)
Use to Remember
Published by LEEK2012 | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 6:23 AM
"Every kid wants to grow up, but every adult wants to be a kid." -Unknown
Gullible Travels
Published by TETER | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 1:34 AM
100 word entry. Theme: Small Kid Time. Nah, I think I am so gullible these days.
Counting Stars
Published by CHANDLERONIGHT | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 5:51 AM
It's a rather awkward writing piece, but you may or may not enjoy it, depending on how well your mind works Word count; 694. this is 100 lines.
In the Midst of Paradise
Published by HILIFE | Sunday, September 25, 2011 7:55 PM
As a high school student who regularly volunteers at a homeless shelter, it still astonishes me when I see homeless men, women, and families all across the island. I wanted to share my thoughts on this important issue. 690 words
No Worries
Published by RICHARDMELENDEZ | Sunday, September 25, 2011 5:31 PM
1220 words. Inspired by Themes 1, 3 & 5
Take Me Back
Published by JANAELEILANI | Friday, September 23, 2011 8:27 PM
I used the theme #3: Small Kid Time. The word count is 100. As a high school student, I'm starting to feel the adult pressures and responsibilities. It makes me miss being a kid.
Pahoa Avenue
Published by CWONG11 | Friday, September 23, 2011 11:14 AM
Though my grandfather may go through the motions of a senior citizen, his mind is that of a teenage boy. He has both the ability to animatedly talk politics while making a killer inari sushi…and drive me insane with his incessant, often-inappropriate teasing. 325 words.
Monkeys Can Drink Coke Too
Published by ALEXASOARES | Thursday, September 22, 2011 6:23 AM
"We climbed up my Auntys plumeria tree and acted like monkeys, drank coca-cola bottles on top of my roof top, and when my mom wasn’t home we even made my own secret recipes in the kitchen." Word Count - 100
Jump!
Published by DANA | Monday, September 19, 2011 5:41 AM
It's hard growing old... Word Count: 606