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Another moment of struggle that I have passed through.
By 215 Athena
The battle of everyday you wake up to a broken heart.
Poetry | Updated Jun 11, 2013 | Reads: 66 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
A teaser from the short story in the making featuring 17 year old Celeste. Celeste has gone through her whole life babysitting her drug addicted parents. Right as she thinks she is completely independent and doesn't need her parents, they are swept away from her. She all of a sudden has to...
By Mike Fred
Michael White has lost his parents and is now alone on the streets of Detroit. He has no idea what to do, or if he'll ever find anyone to love him. He feels totally alone. The only thing he can do is hope.
By Isabel Monday
hope, when youre tangled in lifes net dont give up
I was originally going to submit this to the Reader's Digest 100 Word Story Competition, but submitted something else instead. I really like this one though.
If you've lived a hard life, and you've seen it all, you'd understand why Shaine is the way she is. Facing trauma, and robbed of her innocent mind at a young age. Relying on strangers her entire life, and then coming to the realization she is a stranger to herself. Scared and lost, she is thrown...
This is a poem describes mental illness. I hope the stigma towards mental illness can be removed or at least decreased in the world.
By Carlos Santana
Enlightenment is free.
In a dystopian society set in the future, the obsession with youth and defeating age has led to the mass production of an Elixir that prevents age from having any effect on anyone who drinks it.
With a world full of people in their late thirties at most, the world soon becomes overpopulated...
My story with self-harm and the alternative outlet I found to cutting.
After a long struggle trying to put my thoughts into words, I made a new poem out of the feelings of despair I feel when I had a poem stuck in my head for so long, and I still couldn't get it out of myself.
By Peter James
A boys struggle with himself.
Short Story | Updated May 11, 2013 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
A poem about isolation, and feeling outcasted.
By Jennifer Brighton
Anna struggles to teach her pupils. (Based on a true story.)