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Random First Lines: Since the publication of Dr.Ratan Bhattacharjee's 'The Ballad of the Bleeding Bubbles' fabulous bouquet of love poems, Indian youth seems to be... » Read
A man gets seriously injured at work and is in the hospital. While there, his girlfriend is MIA then shows up sporadically and has a poor attitude. The man is flirting with an attractive nurses assistant but nothing ever comes of it but he never gets a chance to say good-bye. Upon getting home...
Kitty Mason was only fifteen years old when she found out that she was pregnant. Ashamed but unwilling to ruin her reputation, she gets a back-alley, illegal (at the time) abortion. This is set in the 1920s.
This is an entry for the Five Sentence Contest. The two words I got were fetus and...
A scary time during the first years of my son's life.
This is a poem that was done for a class assignment. It was supposed to be a P.O.V assignment about something that happened to someone else. Again, Viewer Discretion Is Advised.
Poetry | Updated Jul 14, 2013 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Phil Slattery
An expatriate oil-rigger in Cairo recounts a poignant experience from Sudan. First published in Ascent Aspirations magazine in 2001.
Maya was a fighter. Battling cancer for almost three years, she refused to succumb to the disease. But then about a month before Valentine's Day, she is admitted back into the ICU. With all dreams of going to her school's Sweetheart Dance lost, she meets Cameron, another cancer in-patient. The...
Breaking The Light Two goes more into depth about what happened to Blake, how Cloe is handling things, and what's going on with Tom.
It also explains how Dr. Wilton came to die.
I hope you enjoy, and continue to like the Breaking The Light series!
In the future, the govt doesn't have enough soldiers for the army so they conduct an experiment using kids as soldiers. The experiment worked. Kat's dad was part of the experiment and her bigger brother joins the army as well. So when her brother dies in war, she gets drafted into the army. Her...
How much faith can a person have when faced with domestic violence. *this sonnet is not a traditional love poem
A history of writing back to the beginning. Lots of stuff that is on booksie, mostly a blog full of drafts. Worth it for the history.
Silence is the night until the day is forlorn.
Stories of a crazed institute, filled with demons, trolls, vampires, witches, clowns, psychos, ghosts, and a human or two.
Short Story | Updated Jun 13, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
An old ladys experience of the care given by the nurses in her darkest hour.
Evelyn has been in an accident and everyone was worried that she got hurt so badly ....
Short Story | Updated Aug 14, 2010 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
A girl is diagnosed with cancer when she is 11 years old. Her parents abandon her as soon as they find out, and then five years later, when shes not sure she will make it, they jump back into her life. She finds out many surprises, and goes through many, many twists. :)