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It's not easy to fly, when you have tonnes worth of alcohol weighing you down.
Short Story | Updated Jul 24, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
My Name is Gemma Kendall is a short story written in first person, present tense. It is a piece of literary fiction which focuses on dark themes such as bullying, depression, alcoholism and crime. The story is written as a stream of consciousness; the narratorâ€™s thoughts and opinions are...
A peek at the book I have been writing about my dad who passed away as a result of alcoholism. It is a full length book but as of yet, unfinished. I am releasing this as a short story to help get over my fear of completing it and letting others read it.
Short Story | Updated Jun 2, 2014 | Reads: 190 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
By Pixley James
A short essay I wrote as the result of some emotional turmoil. A journal entry if you will.
A poem I wrote about living with an alcoholic parent. I hope that you feel the emotions I tried to pour into this poem. Thanks for reading my work!
By Mary Kate Decraene
In March, 1995 an emergency room doctor told Dad he only had twelve hours to live if he did not have his leg amputated. He refused to have the surgery. As my sisters and I sat helplessly in the waiting room at Cook County Hospital pondering his fate I could not help but wonder, â€œHow the...
This is the first part of a writing series I am working on that basically involves looking into the dark parts of my past and then closing the door on them. A kind of self-therapy exercise, if you will.
Poetry | Updated Mar 2, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Alexa Peach
In the life of Cassandra, a young girl forced to take care of her drug addict mother.
You drank again
I saw it in your eyes
A dark shadow passed
And you were gone
Leaving me alone with him
Poetry | Updated Nov 13, 2013 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Prior to the life I now live, I was married to a drug addict and alcoholic for fourteen years. The dysfunction and emotional pain took me for the biggest ride of my life. I was able to overcome this pain but it didn't come without a price. This book is about my personal journey and the...
A story of despair, fear, and emotional abuse... Living with an alcoholic
By Sirena Holderman
A story about my father, everythings true exept i have changed our names. thank you for reading!:)
Short Story | Updated Jul 30, 2013 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
The death of servant maid brought back memories to Juggernaut.
By Jb Malone
Just popped into my head like most ideas...
Try and read it with almost a marching band rhythm!