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The Pond Where His Brother Once Stood

By Garrett Monroe  (booksie.com)

The reader is thrust into a dialectic of ill humor, alcohol, and a dynamic tone that slowly reveals the truth of the situation at hand, ending after a series of flashbacks through the eyes of the protagonist's brother. I played around with alternating perspective and tense, and really tried to...

Short Story | Updated Nov 23, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,War,Death,Humor,Realism,Texas,Army,Family,Beer,Alcoholism,Adolescence,Growing,Up,Alternating,Tense

vj_blacksmith

Alcohol (Something I'm Dealing With)

By Vj Blacksmith  (booksie.com)

Experiencing what I'm experience.

Poetry | Updated Nov 14, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Drunk,Alcoholism,Drinking,Beer,Writing,Poetry

What If Father Dies?

By Jaylisbeth  (booksie.com)

This poem was written by 19-year-old me back in 2011. A self-realization about my father's condition.

Poetry | Updated Oct 26, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Poetry,Alcoholism,Father,Disease,Sickness,Booze,Condition,Daughter,Love,Concern,Fear,Scared

sstiles1

Assessment Of An Alcoholic

By Sstiles1  (booksie.com)

This article talks about three areas of focus when doing a social work assessment of a person who is suffering from Alcoholism.

Article | Updated Oct 6, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alcoholism,Addiction,Treatment,Recovery,Mental,Health,Relapse

jackiegmills

Fractured Reflection

By Jackiegmills  (booksie.com)

As Jessie's relationship with her alcoholic father deteriorates she makes a life changing decision. But, is it too late for her after all?

Short Story | Updated Oct 1, 2014 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Suicide,Depression,Fear,Alcoholism,Hope,New,Beginnings

There Once Was A Girl (with Blonde Little Curls)

By Rjwright  (booksie.com)

Based off the poem from The Perks of Being a Wallflower, although it is not strictly about the film or book it follows the same kind of structure.

Poetry | Updated Aug 26, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alcoholism,Poetry,The,Perks,Of,Being,A,Wallflower,Depression

The Whole Sordid Story - My Life From The Day I Died Until I Was Born

By Theroseknows  (booksie.com)

Catharsis, is an anthology of short stories, flash fiction and prose I have written about surviving incest. The women portrayed here are all based on people I met during my time running an organization for survivors. The names have been changed to protect those who have been victimized enough,...

Short Story | Updated Aug 26, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Incest,Survivor,Snuff,Film,Prostitution,Rape,Alcoholism,Drug,Use,True,Story

A Story About A Mother

By Weronikak  (booksie.com)

Hopefully a help for those in need of it.

Short Story | Updated Aug 20, 2014 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Family,Issues,Children,Mother,Father,Alcoholism,Addiction,Male,Female,Problems,Real,Life,True,Story

catherine_lockwood

The Girl Behind The Painted Smile

By Catherine Lockwood  (booksie.com)

*Contains strong language* A mother confronts her past to battle alcoholism - while her daughter battles to hide their secret. For more than two decades, mother-of-three Catherine lives a double life. She had been an actress, but leaves her ambitions behind after her children come along. . But...

Novel | Updated Aug 8, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Alcoholism,Abuse,Recovery

Twelve Minutes, Thirty Two Seconds

By Chenise  (booksie.com)

Carson, a special agent for a hidden department in the CIA contemplates just what his life has become.

Short Story | Updated Jul 17, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Richard,Carson,Fantasy,Cia,Divorce,Alcoholism

nightkat

Death Of My Soul

By Nightkat  (booksie.com)

A sad poem about death and self destruction.

Poetry | Updated Jul 15, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sorrow,Loss,Pain,Death,Souls,Acceptance,Alcoholism,Dark,Grim,Goth

My Name Is Gemma Kendall

By Ecole93  (booksie.com)

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 narrator’s thoughts and opinions are...

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Crime,Arson,Fire,Female,Protagonist,First,Person,Present,Tense,Literary,Fiction,Boyfriend,Drugs,Alcohol,Alcoholic,Alcoholism,Mother,Parent,Relationship

Maybe, Just Maybe

By Unluckeys  (booksie.com)

A story written for Health Class.

Essay | Updated May 16, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Alcoholism,Alcohol,Sad,Health,Essay

connorand1996

Rehabilitation

By Connorand1996  (booksie.com)

A poem about the world's most common dependence.

Poetry | Updated May 7, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alcoholism,Ruined,Life,Addiction,Ill-health.

mary_kate_decraene

"No One Said Life Was Fair" How Bumpy Got His Name And Other Brief Encounters With The Criminally Inept, The Emotionally Bankrupt And The Sobriety Challenged Members Of My Somewhat Twisted Albeit Lo

By Mary Kate Decraene  (booksie.com)

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, “How the...

Book | Updated Mar 20, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Acoa,Coa,Adult,Children,Of,Alcoholics,Memoir,Alcoholic,Father,Mother,Parents,Alcoholism

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