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Reads: 21

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A little bit of truth mixed up with a lot of fiction. Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

December 04, 2017

Reads: 22

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

The end of a relationship leaves Saffie not only distraught, but in the grip of alcohol addiction. Can she get her life back on track? Read More
In the grip of active addiction this is the letter I wrote my mother trying to explain my slipping grip on reality. Read More
A short poem about a man and his addiction. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 26, 2017

Reads: 12

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing House

In 1977, young heroin addict Luna falls in love with a mysterious stranger named Keaton, and contracts vampirism. During the blazing heat and chaos of the Summer of Sam, and the great New York City blackout, she finds out that her new addiction to human blood is stronger than… Read More

Poem / Other

October 04, 2017

Reads: 27

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Romance

September 28, 2017

Reads: 9

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The story of two people who unfortunately have a lot in common, the main one being a heroin addiction. Read More
Asher Gray is a seventeen year old boy, who suffers a great loss. He finds himself in rehab to recover from a drug addiction. Soon after, Asher is consumed by the love of a toxic relationship. Read More

Tags: love, drugs, addiction

Hi, readers. This was supposed to be classified as a short story, so if you know how I can change it to that, please let me know. I've checked, but it seems I would have to delete everything and start over? It's okay though, live and learn!… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 12, 2017

Reads: 27

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Flash prompt to write a poem in the POV of an unborn child Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 11, 2017

Reads: 16

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was a short story task for a creative writing class I took. The task was to include a lullaby of some kind in the story and have it recited by a character. I chose to write about the possible effects of outsourcing in certain communities and how it… Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 4

The Silver Tongue House

Growing up with alcoholism and drug abuse. In and out of foster homes until placement is made permanent. How growing up in the foster system changes the meaning of sanity. Read More
this is a short book/story i wrote that is based on a true story about how pure a childs mind and imagination is and how she grows to realise not everything is what she used to think it was, life changes so fast and be careful for people trust and… Read More

Reads: 125

Comments: 7

Shelves: 6

The Science Fiction House

READER COMMENT: "Excellent story! I like the combination of a narrating styles reminiscent of old film noir with the futuristic themes. And I love the whole metaphor of "abyss", of spiritual emptiness, which gradually takes over people's minds and souls in the shape of virtual reality. This is high quality… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 24, 2017

Reads: 30

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I had a pretty bad addiction to self harm once upon a time. To the point where I now live with hundreds of scars on my arms. Most have faded out. And every once in a while my addiction reoccurs. Now with that being said, I promise I'm fine. Read More

Reads: 212

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is supposed to sum up that familiar feeling I get sometimes, when I look in the mirror and remember where I came from. But what it means to you, is up for suggestion. Read More

Poem / Romance

July 19, 2017

Reads: 97

Comments: 8

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing House

A very intense poem of mine written in the spring of 2010. Read More

Poem / Other

July 10, 2017

Reads: 20

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem on living with an addiction. Read More

Tags: addiction

A kings love for his queen. Read More

Reads: 36

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Mirror and rain House

A man turns to memory-wipe to rid himself of his addiction. _______________________________ Author's Note: Due to the staccato nature of the writing, I am beginning to think that the poem is too and I could've ended it earlier. Does anyone else agree? I am also rethinking the closing sentence. Read More

Reads: 31

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Poem / Poetry

June 14, 2017

Reads: 41

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

June 07, 2017

Reads: 68

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The continuous battle with my father's sickness. This was back in 2010. Read More

Poem / Other

June 06, 2017

Reads: 49

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem on the struggles of addiction. Read More

Tags: addiction

Poem / Poetry

May 26, 2017

Reads: 40

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

this poem is about addiction - I found a friend I've been out of touch with for many years only to find he was battling an addiction. When we spoke finally, he shared how things have changed and how since stopping he's been able to find some semblance of himself… Read More
A broken kingdom with a dazed queen of power. Read More
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