This Is Where You Leave Me

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
As I sat there, with the music box wedding in my hands, I found myself wishing my mom was here to tell me all of the good things about their wedding, their love, how they met. I was done hearing the bad things. but then I looked up and saw my dad embrace my mom and smile and remembered that both of them had left me, and somehow....this was the only place that was keeping them alive in a happy paradox. but they couldn't tell me anything that I wanted to know.


Lina is not your average 16 year old. Left as an orphan she always wondered what her parents had been like. one day, when a stranger gives her a lead on where she might find her parents, or at least her mom, she sets off to find her and answer the questions she had since she was born. but when she does, she discovers things she wasn't ever hoping to discover about her parents.

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This Is Where You Leave Me

Submitted: January 31, 2015

As I sat there, with the music box wedding in my hands, I found myself wishing my mom was here to tell me all of the good things about their wedding, their love, how they met. I was done hearing thee bad things. but then I looked up and saw my day embrace my mom and smile and remembered that both of them had left me, and somehow....this was the only place that was keeping them alive in a happy paradox. but they couldn't tell me anything that I wanted to know.

Lina is not your average 16 year old. Left as an orphan she always wondered what her parents had been like. one day, when a stranger gives her a lead on where she might find her parents, or at least her mom, she sets of to find her and answer the questions she had since she was born. but when she does, she discovers things she wasn't ever hoping to discover about her parents. Read Chapter

Longing

Submitted: January 31, 2015

Chapter 1 I sat on my bed, staring out at the forest that was right outside out door. for 16 years i have been wanting to go out i... Read Chapter

Stranger

Submitted: January 31, 2015

i headed down out of the house after grabbing my back, walking down the path through the trees to head to the town. i kept my bag close a... Read Chapter

Path of Stars

Submitted: January 31, 2015

when it got closer to the meeting time i went over to my bed and drew open the window. the still air hit me as i did so, depsite the lack... Read Chapter

Mother Dearest

Submitted: January 31, 2015

I steppped into the clearing, looking around with my body feeling empty as i did so, my heart tightening as my mother didn't appear. the ... Read Chapter

Butterfly Barrette

Submitted: January 31, 2015

i must have fallen asleep there, curled up on the floor of dead leaves with the music box clutched toghtly against my chest. i pushe... Read Chapter

January 1957

Submitted: February 01, 2015

January 5th, 1857 I don’t understand it. While I was out working today, picking berries for mother, I stumbled upon a boy. Grant... Read Chapter

Turning Pages

Submitted: February 01, 2015

I read the first entry, the firs ttime mom and dad had really even met each other. my vision blurred and i looked up, blinking to clear i... Read Chapter

White Wash Kitchen

Submitted: February 08, 2015

Kheelan led me down another corridor and into a room that was set up like a kitchen. the stove was an old vitage black and white metal st... Read Chapter

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