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

Paklan Tree Reunion
Published by JOHNNYV | Wednesday, November 30, 2011 7:57 AM
This is a poem I wrote for my aunt who passed away in April of 2011.
Colorless Skies
Published by ARASHI5199 | Sunday, October 30, 2011 9:18 PM
I did my piece on the topic "That Faraway Look". This piece is a dark look at a future dystopia, a time when there isn't even any sun. The old man remembers our world, and longs for everything we take for granted. 100 words.
Published by A. SOYAMA | Monday, October 31, 2011 6:36 AM
Word Count 326. I used all the words in all themes to write my story.
WooooHoooo! October Winners in The Great BR Fishing & Wishing 100 - 100 Contest : )
Published by BAMBOO BUCKAROO | Wednesday, November 09, 2011 7:17 AM
Blood Sisters
Published by ANDREYKAN2012 | Monday, October 31, 2011 2:49 AM
"Having a sister sounds painful…I’ll draw a puppy here instead." Theme #7 Sisters, 100 words
We Go Together
Published by GUALANO | Monday, October 31, 2011 12:57 AM
I love my sisters very much. When I’m not with them I feel empty inside, like a piece of me is lost. So when I saw the topic I was excited to write a little about them. (Theme #7 Sisters, 100 words)
Long Lost Heart
Published by LIFEBETTERCRAZ | Sunday, October 30, 2011 8:28 PM
“I was only a few days old when my adoptive parents first got me. It was supposed to be an open adoption, but somehow we lost each other…”: 1450 words
She Smiled
Published by LESAC2012 | Sunday, October 30, 2011 11:41 PM
"You can observe a lot by just watching." -Yogi Berra 100 words.
Realize Real Lies
Published by KERACHAN511 | Saturday, October 29, 2011 10:43 AM
Do you really know your friends? (100 words, October theme #4 and #14)
Not a Single Damn Was Given
Published by NQUIRENA | Monday, October 31, 2011 5:26 AM
In 100 words, here is a piece on the topic "I didn't give a damn." It's an experience of visiting the famous Haunted Plantation, without actually experiencing it.
Published by SHAWN | Monday, October 31, 2011 4:20 AM
When I saw the topic Carnival, the first thing that came to mind was my girlfriend. This is a piece about the night we went to the carnival, and how it changed our relationship with each other. Theme #9: Carnival, 100 words
Scary Bones
Published by FEEP2012 | Monday, October 31, 2011 5:27 AM
Topic: Halloween. "I didn’t mean to make him cry." 100 words.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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
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
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)