Alcohol stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

A powerful short story for an anti-drink driving campaign. Read More
A night in the life of Miyuki, she just couldn't help but get angry...and no matter what, she just couldn't do it...she couldn't...but...that's just who she is. Read More
Failing to move on from her mother's death, 16-year-old Megan Brooke tries everything to ease the grief: substance abuse, drinking, and even starting her own radio show. But, when all else fails, she moves to Miami for the hopes of a clean slate. Unfortunately, she soon realizes that you… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 12, 2017

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Comments: 4

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The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Romance

September 11, 2017

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Never ignore the spirits. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

The grief over loss of a son Read More

Tags: loss, grief, alcohol

Book / Memoir

September 03, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Have a read please. There's about 15 chapters all in. Please, please leave any comments. Tell me if you think it's shit. Just say: "This is shit!". Or if you think it's good you into a lengthy synopsis. Trying to unpick the pivotal from the mundane and those relationships that… Read More

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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
A letter to the father who chose alcohol Read More

Book / Other

August 03, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Helen has a past that she keeps hidden. Now her little sister is reliving that past and it's time for Helen to step up. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 11, 2017

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

What can I say but just another poem about love. Read More

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Comments: 2

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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

Poem / Romance

June 21, 2017

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Comments: 5

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The Booksie Classic House

Alcohol helps for a few hours. Something I wrote a few years back. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Truth, 14 years Read More

Tags: young, red, alcohol, block, 40

Poem / Other

May 18, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Beer is the devil in a can. He fills you with lies and decit wispering in your ear to drink...it will make you feel great and make all your problems disappear. You have a beer and feel different. You feel good. The devil is right! Christian's are wrong..the devil is… Read More

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The House of Ghosts House

Many people struggle with the tight grasp that alcohol can take on someones life and their loved ones. This poem is detailing the feelings of a woman whose husband is having an affair with alcohol. Read More
What tag's go along better then "friendship" and "alcohol." #Not giving away any spoilers. Read More

Book / Romance

March 02, 2017

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Comments: 3

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The Imagination Station House

Ray and Mike met on unnatural terms, ending up together in one of the most dangerous areas of Philadelphia. Both live in broken homes that struggle to maintain any kind of stability and both have daunting hardships in both their minds and in each other. At times, they wish for… Read More

Poem / Romance

January 31, 2017

Reads: 43

Comments: 2

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The Booksie Classic House

Book / Romance

January 13, 2017

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Follow a certain rich kid and his inner turmoil as he struggles to cope with reality and the emptiness he feels. Also a bright young girl, who can't seem to decide between two different personalities. Read More

Poem / Romance

January 12, 2017

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

A drunken reverie Read More

Tags: alcohol

**Contains child abuse.** Please read at your own risk. Brook Harold, lives to tell his life story, how he coped growing up in an abusive home. By living for the moment, because you only have one chance at life. Come along for the ride with Brook Harold and his two… Read More
Dedicated to Joe Webb. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Shaun is down on his luck. Drunk and grief-stricken, he heads for the nearest bar to seek solace. There he meets Eliza, a femme fatale drawn from the dark corners of the noir tradition, and is soon drawn into a world of hard drinking and addiction. Throw in a drug… Read More
The coach of a local cricket team feels delighted to have at his disposal a prodigal talent. But, there are other reasons behind this strong attachment. However, in a span of a week, things turn sour Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A man relapses and goes on an adventure that changes his life. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

You think you know someone until you're with them when they take a couple of shots. Read More
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