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The Empty Chair

By Sheryl Letzgus Mcginnis  (booksie.com)

The Empty Chair shines the light on typical family holiday gatherings that are no longer typical when the family has lost a beloved child.

Essay | Updated Oct 27, 2013 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Loss,Of,Child,Holidays,Without,A,Deceased

Out Of The Mouth Of Babes

By Elton Camp  (booksie.com)

Ned had a guilty look upon hearing his son's words

Poetry | Updated Oct 26, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Husband,Wife,Housework,Child

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Imaginary Friend

By Rinas  (booksie.com)

stream of consciousness of a little boy who has realised that he is about to grow up

Miscellaneous | Updated Oct 22, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Imaginary,Friend,Feelings,Adult,Child,Childhood,Memories

The Birth Of My Child

By Versesbyvanvorhies  (booksie.com)

The title says it all...this is a poem about the birth of my son. He was born 12/28/1992 via C-Section. Written October 22, 1998.

Poetry | Updated Oct 22, 2013 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Birth,Child,C-section,Cesarean,Newborn,Son,First,Born

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Second Best

By Sam The Luminous  (booksie.com)

Simon is the middle child, the eldest being Eric and the youngest being Lacey. He feels left out, I mean who wouldn't? Imagine having to live in Eric's shadow, constantly being compared to his amazing acts. Simon can't deal with it anymore. And, you know, jealousy can make you do crazy things.

Short Story | Updated Oct 18, 2013 | Reads: 105 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Siblings,Brother,Abuse,Middle,Child,Second,Best

Love

By Elizabethrose  (booksie.com)

This is a short memoir I wrote in a point of view that switches up between now and when I was younger.

Miscellaneous | Updated Oct 17, 2013 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Family,Love,Child

Open Eyes

By Sahar Hagh  (booksie.com)

This narrative essay is written in the occasion of the first anniversary of

Essay | Updated Oct 15, 2013 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: School,Dropouts,Troubled,Youth,Dedication,To,A,Cause,International,Girl,Child

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How Can You Tell

By Midnight Cat Lonely Child  (booksie.com)

I try my best to stand tall eventhough on the inside im half dead. when you love and care about someone you always can tell.

Poetry | Updated Oct 14, 2013 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Broken,Smile,Tall,Hiding,Heart,Hope,Saved,Midnight,Cat,Lonely,Child,Darkness,Stronger

Child's Fantasy

By Farkas Spencer  (booksie.com)

A poem written a long time ago in a middle school based on a short story written shortly beforehand.

Poetry | Updated Oct 12, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Fantasy,Middle,School,Short,Story,Inspired,Class,Assignment,Poem,Nostalgia

Sleeping In A Lodge

By Gamms  (booksie.com)

I wrote this years ago when I was 19 and in college. Yes, it was for a class. Much of the story is corny as hell but what gives. It's my first submission, for heaven's sake :P I hope you like it!

Short Story | Updated Oct 11, 2013 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Fiction,Spider,Child,Lodge

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Silent

By Georgan  (booksie.com)

WARNING: This is about child abuse. If this bothers or is a trigger for you, do not read this! Lucas was born without the ability to speak, and after his mother dies, his father takes it out on him.

Short Story | Updated Oct 10, 2013 | Reads: 62 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Abuse

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The Little Runaway

By Guy Illingworth  (booksie.com)

A short story with a twist. (A joint project between a boy and his late father)

Short Story | Updated Oct 8, 2013 | Reads: 44 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Boy,Child,Run,Away,Sad,Happy,Ending

Growing Up

By Unwrittenthoughts  (booksie.com)

My childhood in a nutshell.

Poetry | Updated Oct 7, 2013 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 8
Tags: Autumn,Spring,Grow,Child,Baby

The Teacher

By R Safley  (booksie.com)

This is a living story about a dying art.

Essay | Updated Oct 2, 2013 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: No,Child,Left,Behind,Teacher,Ideals


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