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Peirce Yearbook 2008 By Marek Jacisin
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Peirce Elementary School, Arlington MA. Graduating Class of 2008, photos and memories.
The Peirce Family of North Kingstown, RI Scrapbook 1893-1923 Deaths and Marriages By Rachel Peirce
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A collection of Rhode Island obituaries and marriage announcements compiled by two generations of North Kingstown Town Clerks, Thomas Jay Peirce and his son John Perry Babcock Peirce, from 1893 to... More > 1923.< Less
Jeremiah Gwinn and the Ravens of the Tower By Oliver Peirce
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Right in the middle of London there is a castle. This building once struck fear into the hearts of the bravest men in medieval England. It was once a place of cruelty and torture and is also a place... More > that was once home to the kings and queens of England for hundreds of years. It is called the Tower of London. Today it is the home of the many ghosts that still walk its corridors and parapets, all of whom were murdered within its walls! It is also the home to the British Crown Jewels, the yeoman warders who guard them and seven black ravens. Legend has it that if the ravens ever leave the Tower then the British monarchy will end and the country will collapse. Well, one day they all went missing and the task is given by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, to an unlikely hero, covered in acne and bullied at school, Jeremiah Gwinn and his three friends to find them. What they did find lurks beneath London in the underground tube system. Something that is so terrible that it can hardly be told.< Less
Jeremiah Gwinn and the Ravens of the Tower By Oliver Peirce
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Right in the middle of London there is a castle. This building once struck fear into the hearts of the bravest men in medieval England. It was once a place of cruelty and torture and is also a place... More > that was once home to the kings and queens of England for hundreds of years. It is called the Tower of London. Today it is the home of the many ghosts that still walk its corridors and parapets, all of whom were murdered within its walls! It is also the home to the British Crown Jewels, the yeoman warders who guard them and seven black ravens. Legend has it that if the ravens ever leave the Tower then the British monarchy will end and the country will collapse. Well, one day they all went missing and the task is given by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, to an unlikely hero, covered in acne and bullied at school, Jeremiah Gwinn and his three friends to find them. What they did find lurks beneath London in the underground tube system. Something that is so terrible that it can hardly be told.< Less
Trashpaddling 2011 By Al Peirce
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Trashpaddling 2011 is a calendar displaying photographs taken from my kayak while trash patrolling local SuAsCo waterways in Massachusetts and some others a little more distant. Proceeds from the... More > sale of this calendar will be used to purchase supplies such as gloves, trash bags, etc. My goal is to pick up the trash I encounter rather than paddle past it.< Less
My Calendar By Allan Peirce
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A calendar with photographs from my trash patrols of local rivers in eastern Massachusetts.
Drifting By Chamberlain Peirce
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Young attractive Margaret Marston is addicted to both gambling and drugs. Her wealthy businessman father tells her that he will only continue to support her if she reforms. He hires detective Chris... More > Farr to chaperone her and to report to him on her behavior. Jonas Partridge, the owner of an art gallery, has leant money to Margaret which indebtedness has enabled him to persuade her to agree to marry him. A young man, Timmy, in possession of photographs which incriminate police chief Frank Conroy in the shooting of a defenceless man, has Chris deliver the pictures to Jason knowing that Jason’s possession of them will enable Jason to deter the chief from using false evidence that the chief has created in order to intimidate Jason. Finding they have a liking for one another Chris and Margaret come ever closer together as he unravels the mystery of Timmy’s disappearance (he had been murdered) and who murdered him and why. This is the basic film script written in straight dramatic form.< Less
ON THE BEACH and other poems 2007/2008 By Chamberlain Peirce
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A very long time ago someone discovered that expression using words could be enhanced by formatting the words in a manner in which they were divided into specific segments (now called lines) which... More > had a common rhythm and that that common rhythm could be made more emphatic by the use of rhyme. Thus was poetry born. And of course the use of such means were to become much more sophisticated over time. But writing in poetry has today fallen on very hard times. No longer are the mechanism of poetry used as a means of enhancing expression but just making use of them has become the end in itself. So much so that if someone were to try to determine what poetry was today they might define it as a manner of torturing words, which is, indeed, what it has become. For those who can't stand to read modern poetry but would like, were it possible, to be able to indulge themselves in the pleasure of reading some real poetry written in their own time this collection of poems might just satisfy their desire.< Less
LAMENT FOR A DYING WARRIOR and other poems 2009 By Chamberlain Peirce
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If Dante had to add one more circle to his underworld realm the world of modern poetry (so called) would have just suited his need. It is a strange world in which those given the greatest preeminence... More > are, as in modern visual art, those who have the least understanding of the purpose for which their art exists. Perhaps the poems in this book may give a hint of how release from the present day poetry can be achieved. Certainly for today’s world this is a strange book of poems indeed, poems that not only read as effortlessly as the best prose (too effortlessly for some tastes no doubt), but which also can be a pleasure and moving to read.< Less
The Moon Shone Over The Hill and other poems 2010 By Chamberlain Peirce
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A collection of poems many of which are love poems along with others dealing with topics such as death, the nature of existence, etc.