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omegasun

When I Was Young

By Omegasun  (booksie.com)

This is a true short story I wrote for my Pre-AP English II class, for the prompt "When I was young...". This is a true story from when I was very young at my family ranch, and deals with my having been adopted at a very infant age and never having met my birth parents.

Short Story | Updated Sep 11, 2013 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Adoption,Childhood,True,Story,Drama,Parents,Ranch

bluerose78

I Won't Fall.

By Bluerose78  (booksie.com)

This is based on the song Titanium and is for Sparrow01's song contest. It is a woman's tale of domestic abuse.

Short Story | Updated Sep 10, 2013 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 9
Tags: Song,Contest,Titanium,Domestic,Abuse,Marriage,Love,Death,Fear,Safe,Bullying,Childhood,Past,I,Won't,Fall

ted_gerard

The Descent Of Sunflowers

By Ted Gerard  (booksie.com)

It is good to know when dealing with Quantum Multi-versal Mechanics that one can be both singular and infinite. So the sunflower fields is a metaphor for a person's soul. It is this energy of belief that is used to power the God Machine.

Short Story | Updated Sep 10, 2013 | Reads: 47 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Romance,Death,Life,Pain,Fantasy,Sad,Hate,Hurt,Fiction,Horror,Hope,Family,Friendship,Friends,Dark,Depression,Heart,War

margaret_welwood

How To Prepare Your Young Child For Success In School

By Margaret Welwood  (booksie.com)

A simple guide to fostering language development pre-birth to four years old. How does music help? What kind of music? What kind of toys are best? What colors? What kind of books work well for very young children? How much TV should children under two years old watch? And what can you do now to...

Book | Updated Sep 7, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alzheimers,Disease,Early,Childhood,Development,Books,For,Babies,Help,Children,Learn

Sweet Little Daisy Girl

By Oxannarose  (booksie.com)

Sweet Little daisy girl is a poem about a parent watching their little girl with loving and caring eyes.

Poetry | Updated Aug 31, 2013 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Innocence,Childhood,Purity,Nature,Beauty,Love,Hope

The Child's Friend

By Sunnydog1  (booksie.com)

How our imagination, or perhaps our reality, fades with time.

Poetry | Updated Aug 29, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Childhood,Nature,Indistructability

Once Upon A Childhood

By Sunnydog1  (booksie.com)

A wishing of understanding.

Poetry | Updated Aug 29, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Nostalgia,Childhood

Message In A Bottle

By Nick James  (booksie.com)

A short story about the fear of phobias.

Short Story | Updated Aug 26, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Phobia,Fear,Short,Story,Pain,Love,Young,Childhood,Ocean,Crazy,Mental,Illness

Mrs. Clayton

By Hibernica  (booksie.com)

A memory of childhood, and the mystery of Mrs. Clayton.

Short Story | Updated Aug 26, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Lovecraftian,Childhood,Series

jupiter890

Forever My Curse

By Jupiter890  (booksie.com)

Damon Richards and Hayden Shaw were meant to be together forever. They lived together since childhood at the orphanage and their childish friendship later lead to their 5 year romantic relationship. Their love was like a story out of a corny romance book perfect and unbreakable. Until everything...

Novel | Updated Aug 22, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Child,Celebrity,Ex,Lovers,Childhood,Sweethearts,Player,Misunderstandings

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

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: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Obama,Racism,Black,Earth,Race,Origin,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Constitution,Declaration,Of,Independence,Abraham,Lincoln,Youth,Grandfather

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: 9 | 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

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


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