Adulthood stories, books, poems, and more

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The The House of Book Covers House

This is my dream business, if I become and entrepreneur. Yay. Read More
the scary state of adulthood in my eyes Read More

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The transit into adulthood can be hard, especially once you find out, that it's not what you thought it would be. The loss of old comfort awakens a longing for better, innocent days to ease the pain and disappointment. Read More

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Father Figure is a poem of a woman's struggles of never having a proper relationship with her father and going through life with confusion of what love from a man really is. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 06, 2015

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I'm a grown up now. Read More

Book / Romance

July 26, 2014

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A story about a lifetime friendship, an unrequited love, the inability to say what's in your heart, and a girl who uses the words tucked away in her heart to make love happen for someone else. A bit of a modern Cyrano de Bergerac. Read More
One boy stands on the edge childhood and finds sanctity in a hot beverage. Read More

Book / Memoir

March 24, 2014

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A journey from youth to manhood, from high school to university, via college, the workplace, the job centre and college once again. Read More

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What do you feel about how you live your life? Do you feel trapped? Or free? Are you happy? These seemingly unimportant things are the most important in our puny little fragile lives. How would you want to live? Thanks for reading and any sort of feedback is appreciated :D… Read More
A guide to realising you're headed to adulthood without a significant other by your side! Read More
“Just Before the Bridge” analyses the responsibilities of the parent in ensuring the preparedness of their teen to confront the pressures and conflicts which they will eventually encounter as they journey towards adulthood. There are anecdotes of some people’s experiences as teenagers and how they responded to negative circumstances surrounding… Read More

Short Story / Young Adult

August 10, 2013

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Looking back on life through a field. Read More

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Bonnie Miller and Jack Walters were meant to be together from the beginning. From the moment they laid eyes on one another in the local second hand book shop. But when faced with many obstacles, their love for one another is put to the test and having to fight for… Read More

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Josh recently moved out of his parents house after graduating college. His current employer is having trouble and Josh worries he will be laid off. Josh finds an opportunity to interview with a company who's owner was a person he studied while in a business ethics class. It was meant… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2013

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short poem about something we all think about.. Read More
Aiden is still searching for a meaning to his life. He hopes to escape from his frightening childhood with his father. While he longs for a chace to redo his childhood, he still wishes for adulthood in order to be a better father than his own. Read More

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A troubled father raises his child while looking to his wife to deal with his rather dark past. Read More

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Hi. Here I talk about love with a lot of swear words in too. IT IS MY FIRST TIME IN LOVE I DON'T KNOW WHAT I AM DOING. Read More

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Its a poem about becoming an adult and the feeling that comes with such a daunting task. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 08, 2012

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This is a poem I wrote recently. It is mainly about the three stages of life: youth, maturity, and adulthood. I named it "Stairways" because I like my titles to be ambiguous. I see life like a stairway in that there are many levels, as characteristic of a stairwell. Read More
This story is about relationships. It is about the things people go through in different relationships. Sometimes they just don't work out for some people. Read More
"The bed sheets saw Cambry grow up like voyeurs and wallflowers: masochistically and sadistically." Read More

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Questioning why young people are in such a hurry to grow up. Adulthood is overrated. (approx. 800 words) Read More

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This is for the people who cant wait to grow up and to those who already have...Enjoy...THX GOTHIKAH666 T_T Read More
A woman reflects on her painful past. A poem by Carol Ann Duffy inspired this story and I have used this work as my A2 english coursework. Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 15, 2011

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After Rose, 18, moved away from her small town to New York she thought she could rent a flat, get an internship in fashion design and meet the man of her dreams. But things never go as planned. Adrienne, also 18 on the other hand. Ran away from her "house"… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 11, 2011

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I wrote this poem about starting college. Hope you enjoy! =) Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 05, 2011

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Tell me the story of when life was nothing more than recess and laughter and the joy of the school bell sounding a day’s end. Read More
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