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By Theroseknows  (booksie.com)

When I published my first book, I got support and praise. It did not come from those who loved me and should have been proud of me. It came from strangers, who knew nothing about the 10 yr long struggle to get it written, about the breakdown, suicide attempt, and brain injury sustained while ...

Poetry | Updated Aug 19, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Love,Betrayal,Disappointment,Disillusionment,Family,Uncondtional


I Remember Feeling

By Joe Mama  (booksie.com)

Growing up and forgetting your innocence.

Poetry | Updated Aug 14, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Disillusionment,Longing,Love,Disappointment,Growing,Up

What's With All These Labels?

By Dlcannon  (booksie.com)

taken from my book,

Poetry | Updated Jul 1, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Laughter,&,Rejection,Labels,Living,With,Death,Threats,Philosophizing,Disillusionment


City Life

By Czr  (booksie.com)

Modern city life

Poetry | Updated Nov 14, 2013 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: City,Age,Day,Trash,Apartment,World,Does,Not,Change,Disillusionment,Acceptance,Human,Limitation


We Men Forget

By Ansel Rover  (booksie.com)

Memories might fade, and present life may seem foremost to us...but sometimes we should remember lessons past, and not pass by the greater ones we find. Hitler, Ancient Greece, 100 years war....These and more. Of course, there are the things we learned to become who we are today--the little...

Poetry | Updated Aug 26, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Disillusionment,War,History,Death,Memory,Forgetfulness

Don't Wallow In Depth

By Dlcannon Reprise  (booksie.com)

taken from my book, "The Flies Are Bothering The Pig!"

Poetry | Updated Dec 26, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alcohol,Dependence,And,Blessings,A,Broken,Heart,Disillusionment

It'll All Be Down Hill Soon

By Dlcannon Reprise  (booksie.com)

taken from my book, "Breeding Is Not An Option"

Poetry | Updated Sep 11, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Aging,&,Dissociative,Amnesia,Identity,Disorder,Starvation,Disillusionment,Rejection,Set,Backs


Escaping Eden

By Envy5  (booksie.com)

Lucian Lamperouge is an artist of incredible talent, selected to be in the Praxis Pragmata in his teen years, an organisation dedicated to numerous art forms, after Christianity is separated as a political entity from atheists, who now equal Christians in number and power. As he begins to...

Novel | Updated Jun 22, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Angst,Religion,Spirituality,Faith,Art,Artist,Psychoanalysis,Thought,Sadness,Disillusionment,Inquisition

Green Room And Plastic Ukelele...

By Peter Hunter  (booksie.com)

Invited to appear on TV - Hilton has a moment of clarity...

Short Story | Updated Feb 11, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Television,Studio,Freaks,Freak,Show,Airplane,Crash,Presenter,Researcher, Ukelele,Fanfare,Disillusionment

Far From What I Thought

By Thebirdtakesflight  (booksie.com)

This is not what I thought it would be. Feels like it's meant to be different. It's not though is it.

Poetry | Updated Jun 15, 2010 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Disillusionment,Love,Lost,Unhappiness,Dissatisfaction

To All Those Teachers That Said We All Have A Talent

By Professor Iconoclast  (booksie.com)

Just a little bit of early mid-life disillusionment.

Poetry | Updated Feb 22, 2010 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Working,Class,Disillusionment,Adulthood


After That

By Writermike730  (booksie.com)

This is for anyone who has ever not bothered to get out of bed in the middle of the day and instead watched daytime television and all its mindless commercials.

Poetry | Updated Jan 11, 2010 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Unemployment,Television,Risk,Chance,Talk,Show,Commercials,Divorce,Dreams,Change,Tv,Jerry,Springer,Disappointment,Disillusionment,Cold,Winter,California,Marriage,New


3-D Globe Puzzle

By Writermike730  (booksie.com)

A very frustrating puzzle I bought, that I still can't put together, that led me to consider even deeper meanings behind life's frustration and to this heavily image oriented piece of poetry.

Poetry | Updated Dec 20, 2009 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Globe,Puzzle,Earth,Frustration,Despair,Value,Money,Worth,Jigsaw,Pieces,Time,Disillusionment,Life,Disappointment,Disappoint,Price

Dreams Lost At The Ballpark

By Professor Iconoclast  (booksie.com)

This one's about my disillusionment of a sport I loved as a kid.

Poetry | Updated Oct 13, 2009 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Baseball,Strike,Disillusionment,Loss,Of,Innocence

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