Alcoholic stories, books, poems, and more

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Short Story / Other

August 09, 2017

Reads: 45

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man wakes up in a courtroom to discuss past events of his life and defend his actions in a room full of strangers. Read More

Reads: 159

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I grew up in an abusive home and therefore it was never on the cards that I'd go on to become a professional hotel pianist, traveling the world and playing in some of the very best hotels. It was even less predictable that I'd one day play in the presence… Read More

Poem / Other

May 18, 2017

Reads: 63

Shelves: 1

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
A drinker is a person who drinks alcohol to excess. It’s called having a drinking problem. Alcohol is the most common and widespread legal drug with tobacco, and it is as addictive and deadly as most illicit drugs. Nicolas was a heavy drinker... Read More

Reads: 1939

Comments: 19

Shelves: 3

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

Reads: 64

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

A short story inspired by the Imaginarium Picture Prompt 5. Read More

Reads: 72

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

first poem i had a go at - about a man feeling lonely and after his wife dying - only having alcohol left Read More

Reads: 143

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Below is a poem about suicide and alcoholism. Read More

Reads: 209

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Can anyone escape where they come from? Does anyone want to? HOME is the story of the Irish immigrant family the Covey's as they look back on their lives and loves since they left their native land in the 1950s. This is the story of those who couldn't escape Ireland,… Read More

Reads: 354

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man encounters a mysterious woman. Read More

Reads: 230

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I do not have an alcoholic influence in my life, but I have a loathing for irresponsible parents with a buzz and a desire to harm. Crappy poetry inspired by crappy events. Read More

Book / Romance

September 27, 2014

Reads: 387

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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Rosalynn has not had an easy path on the winding road that is her complicated life. Alcoholic father, two loving sisters, and a wonderful (yet pushy) mother. Will she have to give up her wonderful list to be with the unseemingly perfect guy or will she leave him in the… Read More

Reads: 158

Shelves: 1

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A case study on an individual with a horrid past and how his development suffered from his early traumatic experiences. Read More
My Name is Gemma Kendall is a short story written in first person, present tense. It is a piece of literary fiction which focuses on dark themes such as bullying, depression, alcoholism and crime. The story is written as a stream of consciousness; the narrator’s thoughts and opinions are presented… Read More

Essay / Memoir

April 10, 2014

Reads: 221

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short essay I wrote as the result of some emotional turmoil. A journal entry if you will. Read More

Poem / Young Adult

April 06, 2014

Reads: 166

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem I wrote about living with an alcoholic parent. I hope that you feel the emotions I tried to pour into this poem. Thanks for reading my work! Read More
In March, 1995 an emergency room doctor told Dad he only had twelve hours to live if he did not have his leg amputated. He refused to have the surgery. As my sisters and I sat helplessly in the waiting room at Cook County Hospital pondering his fate I could… Read More

Reads: 75

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is the first part of a writing series I am working on that basically involves looking into the dark parts of my past and then closing the door on them. A kind of self-therapy exercise, if you will. Read More
In the life of Cassandra, a young girl forced to take care of her drug addict mother. Read More

Reads: 125

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You drank again I saw it in your eyes A dark shadow passed And you were gone Leaving me alone with him Read More

Reads: 154

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Prior to the life I now live, I was married to a drug addict and alcoholic for fourteen years. The dysfunction and emotional pain took me for the biggest ride of my life. I was able to overcome this pain but it didn't come without a price. This book is… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 23, 2013

Reads: 269

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story of despair, fear, and emotional abuse... Living with an alcoholic Read More
The death of servant maid brought back memories to Juggernaut. Read More

Poem / Humor

June 10, 2013

Reads: 121

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just popped into my head like most ideas... Try and read it with almost a marching band rhythm! Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 06, 2013

Reads: 87

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about someone close to me who is an alcoholic and how I feel about them. Read More

Reads: 169

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Girl and her struggles. Read More

Reads: 78

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem written about a sad, old drunk guy. It's only on his death bed that he realises that he has pissed his life away. Read More

Reads: 279

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is based on a torn individual who is unable to bare living with the torment he went through as a child. Now, 30 years later, "The Therapy", is him telling of how he was abused as a child and admitting to the torment he endured. The poem is… Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 14, 2013

Reads: 112

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I would be grateful to receive your thoughts on this short piece of poetry. Read More
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