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The Hitman

By Jake Taylor  (booksie.com)

While riding a train, an unnamed hitman reflects on existence and his last six jobs.

Short Story | Updated Aug 8, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Hitman,Literary,Fiction,Existentialism,Thriller,Philosophical

jamesgeorgeiv

Brimming With Charisma

By Jamesgeorgeiv  (booksie.com)

Benzo's and Cannabis. Does the ego exist? What was the voice?

Script | Updated Aug 4, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Ego,Charisma,Expectations,Nothingness,Confident,God,Existentialism

derwin_gonzalez

On The Verge Of Deletion

By Derwin Gonzalez  (booksie.com)

An existential story of a man at the heart of a war who realizes life and death is just a game that can be played for a quarter to some.

Short Story | Updated Jul 26, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Science,Fiction,Existentialism,Matrix,Video,Games

shawn_giomedd

In Search Of A Story

By Shawn Giomedd  (booksie.com)

Robin and Teresa are in a quest to know about life. To be true to their work, they need to know what they write. But that is easier said than done. How much pain makes a writer?

Short Story | Updated Jul 23, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Life,Existentialism,Writer,Tragedy,Sacrifice,Art,Quest

benn

Seattle Nights PART 1

By Benn  (booksie.com)

The Universe doesn't reward you for trying. The Universe doesn't reward you for being morally good. The Universe doesn't care about you. The Universe doesn't care how hard you run up the stairs. The Universe doesn't care what your intentions were, or that it was an accident. My cousin was 23...

Short Story | Updated Jul 11, 2014 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Seattle,Short,Story,Fiction,Death,Fire,Apartment,Rebellion,Drugs,Alcohol,Exciting,Existentialism,Big,City,Young,Adult

The Furnace

By Tori Galatro  (booksie.com)

A woman attempts to escape her isolating existence through the sensation of heat and a handyman has a profound experience at a dinner party. Magical realism inspired.

Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Magical,Realism,Existentialism,Surrealism,Alienation,Feminism,Fire,Winter,House,Dreams

The Bus Boy

By Francis Jay  (booksie.com)

A short story about a pessimistic young man burdened with a tedious and depressing life who ends up struggling to survive a hostage situation with an insane psychopath who "just wants to talk".

Short Story | Updated Feb 7, 2014 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction,Hostage,Depression,Existentialist,Existentialism,New,Age,Nihilism,Observational,Triumph,Success,Identity,Insanity,Insane,Psychopath,Criminal,The,Bus,Boy,Buser

indragon

The Window On The West

By Indragon  (booksie.com)

To your right lies all that you wish to escape from. To your left lies the gateway to your dreams. Yet all you can do is watch the days go by, beautiful though they may be. Hope, humanity, and life in general.

Short Story | Updated Nov 30, 2013 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Window,West,Stream,Of,Consciousness,Universe,Poetry,Death,Short,Hope,Literary,Fiction,Fantasy,Modernism,Modernist,Science,Dreams,Humanity,Zeitgeist,Existentialism

The Troubled Mind Reflections

By Moisvart  (booksie.com)

The words of a troubled mind, and the meaning of acknowledging it.

Miscellaneous | Updated Nov 20, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Insanity,Wormholes,Existentialism

Baby Meat Kitchen

By Gary1986  (booksie.com)

The content of the story could be perceived as shocking, that is not the intent behind writing it. It is written only as a philosophical quandary.

Short Story | Updated Nov 8, 2013 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Existentialism,Philosophy,Ethics,Classic

An Immovable Object

By Doubletreemutt  (booksie.com)

When a boy goes to visit his father in prison, he passes the time while waiting for his father to be brought from isolation by talking to an inmate who claims to be something that is beyond reckoning.

Short Story | Updated Oct 5, 2013 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 1
Tags: Intense,Literary,Devil,Twist,Irony,Theme,Nihilism,Existentialism,Philosophical,Religion,Prison

Formal Accusation

By Adrian Cesar  (booksie.com)

I try to find the right words to describe this feeling of sadness in my life. From time to time I am able to find those words that describes my melancholy and my existeexistential angst.

Poetry | Updated Oct 5, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Existentialism,Hopelessness

santiago665

An Idea For A Movie

By Santiago665  (booksie.com)

When a screenplay writer's career begins to fall along with the rest of his life, he begins to spiral in depression. What does one do when everything they love starts to leave?

Short Story | Updated Sep 18, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Reflexive,Existentialism,Short,Story

Tall Man Small Shadow

By Vipingoyal  (booksie.com)

It is my debut English novel based on existentialism. Salil loves a shadow which transforms into many characters to reveal the secrets of life. Aalya, his neighbor, is doing research in English literature. Her guide Seema is a childless lesbian. Paul, husband of Seema, is a drama director. I am...

Book | Updated Aug 8, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: English,Fiction,Romantic,Novel,Existentialism,Indian,Authors

roman_k_banjo

The Celix Of Cthulhu: Chapter 1

By Roman K Banjo  (booksie.com)

It was a dark and stormy night. A lone hitman goes on what he thinks is his final job. Unfortunately the storm is never-ending. What was supposed to be a simple payday spirals into the absurd. Now the hitman and an odd cast of characters must unravel the mysteries of the mystical MacGuffin, The...

Book | Updated Jul 11, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Suspense,Robot,Occult,Fantasy,Dark,Comedy,Supernatural,Noir,Action,Adventure,Hitman,Clowns,Weird,Fiction,Transcendentalism,Circus,Existentialism,Caleb,Cthulhu

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