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HELP END A PART OF THE RACIAL CANCER STILL INFLICTING OUR GREAT NATION

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American as I am, a...

Short Story | Updated Aug 16, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: African,American,Black,Caucasian,Change,Racism,Constitution,Citizenship,Citizen,Africa,Race,Origin,Earth,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Declaration,Of

Nightmares Of A Tormented Soul

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

My personal story of my childhood abuse, neglect and molestation by my Uncle and how that shaped me into the person I am today. How the molestation forever changed a five or six year old into a homosexual later in life. The negativity that arose as a result and all the pain that accompanied...

Short Story | Updated Aug 16, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Childhood,Tormented,Abuse,Neglect,Molestation,Homosexual,Gay,Depression,Anxiety,Panic,Attacks,Grandmother,Uncle,Addiction,Opiate,Torment,Father,Step,Grandfather,Mother

Racism A Personal Perspective

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of race for Black people,...

Essay | Updated Aug 16, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Obama,Racism,Black,Earth,Race,Origin,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Constitution,Declaration,Of,Independence,Abraham,Lincoln,Youth,Grandfather

And They Wore Grey Muscle Shirts

By Liam Cooper  (booksie.com)

Small town vignette

Poetry | Updated Aug 14, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Small,Town,Pick,Up,Childhood

richmaggs

Don't Rush Me, I'm Thinking ...

By Richmaggs  (booksie.com)

A few words about the stretching and shrinking of time as we rummage through our memories. A moment in your childhood can last forever in the mind of your older self.

Poetry | Updated Aug 11, 2013 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 11 | Likes: 19
Tags: Time,Memories,Nostalgia,Childhood,Formby

Gain Through Pain: Part 1

By Jade Iris  (booksie.com)

Sam broke her ankle doing the one thing she loves, what will she do now that she can no longer play soccer?

Short Story | Updated Aug 7, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Childhood,Friends,Love,Soccer

Eilean Arainn

By Larz  (booksie.com)

A memory of a special place from childhood and the magic it gave those years. And wondering where or how I can help provide that feeling for my own daughter now.

Poetry | Updated Aug 4, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Childhood,Memories,Fatherhood

rose_burg

Burnt Childhood

By Rose Burg  (booksie.com)

Acacia's family persished in a accidental house fire when she was just seven years old. Fifteen years later she discovers that the fire was deliberate. Acacia follows an extensive trail on a quest to find out her family's secrets.

Novel | Updated Aug 1, 2013 | Reads: 94 | Comments: 10 | Likes: 21
Tags: Action,Adventure,Acacia,Family,Aunt,Spy's,Fire,Childhood

reem27

Joshua's Roller Coaster

By Reem27  (booksie.com)

This is just the story of a very close friend of mine, Joshua. He's better than ever now! and he's more thankful than ever. I hope this story that I wrote inspires you and helps you x'!

Short Story | Updated Jul 29, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 7
Tags: Non-fiction,Joshua,Suicide,Hospital,Childhood,Asthma,Self-harm,Inspiration

Things To Fill Your Dreams (there Will Be Time)

By Larz  (booksie.com)

For my little girl.

Poetry | Updated Jul 27, 2013 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Daughter,Childhood

1975

By Larz  (booksie.com)

A memory of when, if you were first to finish work, you got to take the teacher's dusters outside to whack clean as a treat.

Poetry | Updated Jul 25, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: School,Childhood

SHLOMIT REMEMBERS.

By Dadio  (booksie.com)

A GIRL RECALLS HER CHILDHOOD PUNISHMENTS.

Poetry | Updated Jul 24, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Girl,Childhood,Punishments,Pain,Dark

Dear Mom,

By Notsograceful  (booksie.com)

This is more of a rant than anything else, it's poorly written and absolute garbage. But maybe if I put it up it will make me feel better somehow.

Short Story | Updated Jul 23, 2013 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Tags: Anorexia,Childhood,Mother,Hate,Anti-depressants,Depression,Bulimia,Self-harm,Suicide

norman_crane

The Salt Hollows

By Norman Crane  (booksie.com)

Some people don't have souls no more. Sometimes they trade 'em away for doing what's right, she said.

Short Story | Updated Jul 19, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Childhood,Father,Daughter,Salt,Bee,Murder,Nostalgia,Innocence

thegrizzlybear_

The Dead End Kids

By Thegrizzlybear  (booksie.com)

I man revisiting his childhood.

Short Story | Updated Jul 18, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Childhood,Memories,Ghosts


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