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By Stranger In The Corner
a discussion of one addiction, and how to get that monkey off your back.
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: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
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...
By Jeyne Cofield
A woman returns to her hometown to bury her father and finally faces painful truths about her past.
taken from my book, "Taking Our Sweet Little Time"
In Back From the Abyss, Kieran Doherty takes the reader along on the wild ride that was his life. With a voice reminiscent of Pete Hamillâ€™s in A Drinking Life and a childhood as tough as Frank McCourtâ€™s in Angelaâ€™s Ashes, he tells his story, full of wit, bravado, and Irish...
By Vanessa Telaro
A young man returns home in an attempt to overcome his alcoholism and reconnect with who he used to be.
Short Story | Updated Oct 14, 2013 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Bria Miche
There is a universal struggle between the mind and spirituality. In this piece, a young Mormon man must evaluate what he truly is as he listens to a blaspheming relation that has claimed to have seen Hell.
Short Story | Updated Sep 21, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Ryan doesn't see what the big deal is. Anorexia and self harm are just a part of his daily life. When he receives help from a new friend, he develops feelings for the other boy. When he finds that his love is unrequited, his old habits come back to haunt him.
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: 59 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
By Jonathan Mcquillan
The story of an alcoholic lighthouse keeper living in isolation.
However his plan for him to finally quit his addiction is met with a surprising mystery.
Word count - 4075.
(it's not really horror? I just didn't know how to define it)
The moment of acceptance that the home you've lost is forever gone
Short Story | Updated Jul 12, 2013 | Reads: 36 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
By Irish Thorn
The poem deals with the instability of growing up in a family
racked with alcoholism.
Poetry | Updated Jun 25, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0