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The True Story Of A Broken Branch

By Michael Hardman  (booksie.com)

A young boy develops a relationship with his elderly neighbor, Elsie, over the tree which hangs over from her garden into his. The tree holds a rich history for Elsie, and the growth of their relationship, and of the boys own personal growth, come into light in this touching short story.

Short Story | Updated Mar 25, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Tags: Fiction,Touching,Acorn,Growth,Personal,Death,Dealing,With,Mourning,Development,Love,Friendship,Pain,Sad,Hurt,Hope,Friends,Family,War


Cocoon Yourself With Fright

By Leongower  (booksie.com)

personal change and growing through adversity starts shockingly hideous ends with happiness

Poetry | Updated Mar 19, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Butterfly,Metamorphism,Change,Growth,Development,Ugly,Beautiful

Trust <3

By Cutiepie17  (booksie.com)

Trust is like an eraser...it gets smaller and smaller with every mistake

Poetry | Updated Mar 14, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 14
Tags: Love,Trust,Understanding,Boyfriend,Patience,Growth,Heart,Time,Soul


The Ballad Of Jayne

By Anopenedsoul  (booksie.com)

The true story of a tortured teen who reached out to a desparate girl on the verge of ending her life.

Short Story | Updated Mar 9, 2012 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Suicide,Non-fiction,Teen,Hope,Growth,Helping

Unholy Matrimony

By Andrebarendse  (booksie.com)

Its a story that tells how the woman revenged the cyberage [pornography age]. No man was spared.

Short Story | Updated Mar 6, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Growth,Pornography,Family,Values,Love

Four Letter Words.

By Throughartistseyes  (booksie.com)

This is a story of love. A story of pain. I story of loss, hope, lust, and everything in between. When fifteen year old Maria loses her mother in a car accident, she is left oprhaned and alone, her only relitives left are her Aunt and uncle who live in a small town in Tennesee; A drastic...

Book | Updated Mar 3, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Hope,Story,Growth,Life,Fear,Jude,Grant,Maria

Degeneration XYZ: The Banker

By Edarsenault  (booksie.com)

This is an instalment to my Degeneration XYZ series of short stories which follows the thought process and history of nameless characters in a drug rehab program.

Short Story | Updated Feb 9, 2012 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Rehab,Drugs,Emptiness,Sex,Growth,Short,Story,Truth,Fiction,Real,Emotions,Banker


This Rocky Trail

By Akyra Thalassa  (booksie.com)

I love those moments where you go outside and feel as small as an ant. This is just a short poem on nature and its immeasurable meanings.

Poetry | Updated Dec 28, 2011 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 6
Tags: Nature,Trail,Growth

The Trouble In Loving Someone

By Abi Mustapha  (booksie.com)

This is what i discovered after the hardest breakup of my life so far.

Poetry | Updated Dec 17, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Break,Up,Poetry,Love,Growth,Changes


Once Upon A Princess...

By Hopelessromantic93  (booksie.com)

Abigail was just a regular girl, who did normal regular girl things. She lived in a small town and had a best friend she had known her whole life. Then weird things began happening to her, she saw things nobody else did... The forest nobody was allowed to go in seemed to be calling to her...

Novel | Updated Dec 13, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Once,Upon,Princess,Abigail,Jasper,Perotsiark,Magic,Unicorn,Hopelessromantic93,Dragon,Forest,Cloverfield,Chloe,Friendship,Growth,Adventure

The Old Man On The Top Of Manor Hill

By Danielle Bryan  (booksie.com)

A story about a lonely old man.

Short Story | Updated Nov 28, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Growth,Heartfelt,Funny,Clever,Sweet

They Call Me

By Rebeccamiller  (booksie.com)

This is a poem exploring the feelings of a few different people, focusing on the passage through life and seizing the day. And all right, I'll admit it, I wanted to rag on stereotypes a little, I couldn't resist (:

Poetry | Updated Nov 26, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 4
Tags: Old,Age,Growth,Stereotypes,Reflection,Bingo,Stuck


Its My Life :/

By Karmalove11  (booksie.com)

I was going thru a really hard time not having a place to livew or a job...

Poetry | Updated Nov 15, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Life,Independence,Growth


By Bdls  (booksie.com)

I have made quite a few changes to Chapter One--thanks to all the generous reviewers who helped me shape up things--and have renamed Chapter One as the Prologue. It is quite brief (775 words) --even shorter than before--and I would appreciate any quick comments as to how it--if you'll pardon the...

Novel | Updated Nov 14, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Peace,War,Love,Happiness,Loss,Serenity,Military,Navy,Ship,Loneliness,Vietnam,New,Mexico,Mountains,Tropics,Village,Death,Renewal,1950s,1960s

POEM: The Opposite Of Love

By Shannan Browne  (booksie.com)

When trying to understand a concept it often helps to contextualise with the opposite... Love (the will to nurture one's own and other's spiritual growth - M Scott Peck) has it's opposite too: laziness and fear... are laziness and fear worth everything?

Poetry | Updated Nov 11, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Love,Fear,Laziness,Entropy,Spiritual,Growth

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