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Orphan (Guatemala Experience)

By Will Mcconaughey  (booksie.com)

I wrote this poem after spending six weeks volunteering at an orphanage in Guatemala two summers ago. I can honestly say it was one of the most incredible experiences I have had to date. The words of this poem talk about just how blessed we are to live in America. Until I had been to Guatemala,...

Poetry | Updated Feb 22, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Abandonment,Joy,Blessed,God,Love

Broken (in Love)

By Violentbeauty84  (booksie.com)

betrayal of a young heart.

Poetry | Updated Feb 10, 2015 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Drug,Use,Love,Lies,Betrayal,Heartache,Phoenix,New,Life,Abandonment

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Laudanum Addiction

By Martha Nesbitt  (booksie.com)

Faced with the loss three family members within a week, a physical injury and an addiction to Laudanum James William Jennings surrenders emancipates his sons, hastens the marriage of his oldest daughter, and surrenders his three younger children to foster families. He is prepared to die alone...

Short Story | Updated Feb 9, 2015 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Abandonment,Parental,Rights,Family,Drug,Abuse,Addiction

patricia_mcgurk_martin

Abandoned Child

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

"Abandoned Child" is about a homeless young girl under the age of five. She searches for help from the adults around her, but does not ever succeed in finding a home. She dies, and isn't missed by her treacherous family. Unfortunately, homelessness in children often results in death, more...

Poetry | Updated Jan 20, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Children,Homelessness,Insects,Dragonfly,Heaven,Abandoned,Abandonment,Hope,Identity,Theft,Crab

witchphysician

A Boy's New Life

By Witchphysician  (booksie.com)

A very brief tale describing a young boy's new life without his mother.

Short Story | Updated Jan 3, 2015 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Brief,Short,Story,Horror,Dark,Abandonment,Child

perfectioninsideme

Oxygen - A Writing Prompt Story

By Perfectioninsideme  (booksie.com)

My heroine is trapped in space, and running out of air. This is the story of abandoment on her home's part. - This story is from a writing prompt from Virtual Writing Academy #1 MASSIVE EFFECT. I suggest the listening, and it holds several exercises about writing, and a very good lesson to be...

Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Space,Oxygen,Deprivation,Abandonment,Final,Stages

ashfallen

There Flows A Darkness

By Ashfallen  (booksie.com)

A bitter, dark lament of the terror of growing old alone.

Poetry | Updated Sep 6, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Tags: Love,Loss,Despair,Abandonment,Grief,Dread,Waste,Futility

belle_savage

Tigress Love

By Belle Savage  (booksie.com)

These are the First two chapters of my Novel Tigress Love. This Section has been rewritten three times simply because it just wasn't up to scratch of how i wanted it to be. The story so far is about a sixteen year old girl who has been turned into a were-tiger by her father who abandons her...

Novel | Updated Sep 6, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Supernatural,Tiger,Abandonment,Father,Issues,Love,Family,Rejection,Blood

The Women In My Fathers Life - Paula

By Chloe Reads  (booksie.com)

Reflective memories of being abandoned -

Miscellaneous | Updated Sep 1, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Family,Loss,Birth,Parents,Abandonment

ashfallen

He Rose, My Rose

By Ashfallen  (booksie.com)

I loved and lost. This poem poured out of my heart one night, waking me from sleep begging to be captured in print.

Poetry | Updated Aug 7, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Tags: Love,Sadness,Despair,Loss,Rejection,Pain,Agony,Betrayal,Abandonment

lilain_park

Vertical Horizons

By Lilain Park  (booksie.com)

Sadie Thomas's journey through life has never been easy. Secrets are kept close to the vest, and she invests much of her happiness into her friends. After tragedy strikes, Sadie spends a decade of her life caught in the horizons of what to do. She treads through the waters of the world alone and...

Novel | Updated Jul 26, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Betrayal,Anorexia,Abandonment,Opportunity,Overcoming,The,Odds,Love,Forgiveness

adriene_

The World We See

By Adriene  (booksie.com)

Abandoned by her father before birth, Erin grew to distrust and hate the world. To make matters worse, her mother has decided to move from the only home Erin knew, to small town Davenport, Saskatchewan. However, Erin's mother must complete a training for her job in Europe. So Erin must live with...

Novel | Updated Jul 19, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 4
Tags: Coming,Of,Age,Davenport,Tales,Family,Abandonment,Erin

patricia_mcgurk_martin

Compassion - Part One

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Compassion is a short story about a young girl's courageous triumph over homelessness and family abuse

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Homelessness,Slavery,Abandonment,Spiritual,Religion,Triumph,Human,Spirit,Gamblers,Hope,Family,Abuse,Crow,White,Goose,Crickets,Scarab,Beetle

patricia_mcgurk_martin

Compassion - Part Three

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

“Compassion" is a story I wrote about a young girl who is abandoned by her family in a brutal manner. With an inner awareness that is heightened by mysteries revealed through the natural world, she triumphs over the futility of homelessness. I build a foundation for her lyrical struggle...

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Homelessness,Abandonment,Spiritual,Religion,Triumph,Human,Spirit,Gamblers,Hope,Family,Abuse,Crow,White,Goose,Crickets,Scarab,Beetle,Texas

patricia_mcgurk_martin

Compassion - Part Two

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

“Compassion" is a story I wrote about a young girl who is abandoned by her family in a brutal manner. With an inner awareness that is heightened by mysteries revealed through the natural world, she triumphs over the futility of homelessness. I build a foundation for her lyrical struggle...

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Homelessness,Abandonment,Spiritual,Religion,Triumph,Human,Spirit,Gamblers,Hope,Family,Abuse,Crow,White,Goose,Crickets,Scarab,Beetle,Texas

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