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Poem / Poetry

April 22, 2021

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This is a poem I wrote after talking to my dad about what it was like to go through withdrawals from a 40 year alcohol addiction. Read More
I'm in my 50s now, but I often find myself reminiscing about my younger years. I grew up with alcoholic parents, which affected me a great deal. Even all these years later, I still struggle with that. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2020

Reads: 157

Comments: 2

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Featured Review by Sharief Hendricks

"Oh this was so emotive and harrowingly moving that it must come from real life I'm sure but I hope not.... You do pain and heart ache so well..." Read More

Poem / Other

August 01, 2020

Reads: 119

Comments: 1

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BOOZE MAKES MORONS OF AS ALL! Read More

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A reflection on events out of the life of an ex-alcoholic. Read More

Tags: alcoholism

Camille Evans has a serious problem with men in her life, and not just with Jack Daniels, Jim Bean and Captain Morgan. When she lands from a whirlwind trip, Camille isn’t expecting to see her serial cheating boyfriend waiting with a large sign baring her name; Trey isn’t romantic like… Read More

Short Story / Horror

June 06, 2020

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Set a few months before 'Drowning Demons', spiritual medium Raven James gets drunk and crashes at bartender Benny Cavoto's house, where he discovers a malicious spirit lingering in the guest bedroom... Read More

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"A great written horror story. " Read More

Raven James just wants another damn drink. He’d like all the ghosts to shut up so he could get a decent night’s rest. The more drinks he has, the fewer voices screaming in his head and fighting for his attention. And no matter how much he’s offered; he absolutely does… Read More
When Professor Charlotte Wilkliff receives a phone call from her estranged alcoholic father, Stewart, only her experience as a psychologist prevents her from believing that he's making a mockery of her, again. He'd promised her a fortune, long ago, when he'd failed to be the father that he should have.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 25, 2020

Reads: 267

Comments: 1

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Short poem about having the blues! Read More
In the Season Two finale, Robert, Whitney, Miles and McKenzie travel to Beijing to seal a deal with a Chinese film company. Rob seeks to prove he's competent enough to seal the deal, where others fail. Whitney deals with a burgeoning drinking problem as she negotiates this deal. McKenzie plans… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 11, 2019

A Memoir of a young chef working in London and France in the 1960s. Read More
The story revolves around an alcoholic late 20s man who has a darker secret which haunts his existence and finally demolishes it. the story is about his fight with a mental disorder and substance abuse to which he finally loses. and during his last time pens down his secret. Read More
This is the story of the end of my thirty-year drinking career. Read More
The circle of life so to speak. Loss for some may lead to others joy. Appreciation for the bigger picture. Read More
In Sequel two of the Memoirs of the Yankee Cowboy, Sons of Benjamin Patrick gather into the Bloody Bucket and a reunion reveals surprises not told in the Memoirs of the Yankee Cowboy. Genetics show themselves in the actions of the sons. The pages reveal the story as seen by… Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

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Announcing: The Audio Version has just launched!!! Copy and paste this link for a free audible copy: https://www.audible.com/pd/B083K1H12W/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-178160&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_178160_rh_us Follow the links to Amazon.com for the completed version of Memoirs of the Yankee Cowboy by Cookie Reese, Photo by Duncan Adler. The first sequel of the Yankee Cowboy novella series, Memoirs… Read More
A brief glimpse into the life of an addict whose true addiction runs deeper than the vice she abuses. Read More

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Comments: 3

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Little Peach is a story about overcoming adversity. A premature baby girl is born to parents who don't care for her properly, an incredibly selfish mother and an alcoholic father. This story takes you through the first few years of her life, and how her experiences molded her to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 23, 2018

Based on a true story involving a recovering alcoholic from a prominent family in his hometown in Alabama. He was stabbed to death after an argument over a bottle. Read More
People in recovery still deal with their character defects. This collection of short stories each share an insight into what it's like to be a recovering alcoholic. If you are in AA, read this book. Read More
Jason is a teen envied by his peers for having a perfect life. However, he decides to confront them about his dark home life. This is an extended version of Manveer Sihota's original monologue, Don't Be Jealous. Read More

Reads: 616

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes, recovery can take a long time. Read More

Reads: 548

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

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Whiskey is my drink of choice Read More
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