Alienation stories, books, poems, and more

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This rap is about friendship and how it can go wrong when you open up. Read More

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Comments: 2

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This is an essay of Marxist analysis. It doesn't require responses or comments from those folk who are here on Booksie in a literary capacity and who helpfully comment on my stories (thanks as always!). Unless you want to do some political/sociological analysis. The basic topic? The contradiction between the… Read More

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"Interesting essay. I wonder about one of the things you mentioned. "Humanities true ... over the generations." In specific, it is the stability ..." Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

September 07, 2019

Reads: 82

Comments: 6

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Some times it just gets too hard to keep on pretending. cover image: pixabay.com Read More
Every man gets his future in the rain of blows, but in some parts of the world there are no roofs for shelter. Read More
These were originally the lyrics to a song for my album 'Nimby', which explored alienation, politics, love and, in this case, the isolation of the individual of and by society. it was also about how we are fed by society in order to think in certain ways, by those that… Read More

Reads: 207

Comments: 8

Shelves: 3

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Where can you go when you don't belong anywhere? Read More

Poem / Other

April 23, 2018

Reads: 246

Comments: 4

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Why can't anyone understand? Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 28, 2018

Reads: 234

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

This is a short poem that looks at abuse found in many households. In most cases children are affected the most. Read More

Poem / Other

December 17, 2017

Reads: 213

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Poetry

September 29, 2017

Reads: 230

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: alienation

Matt goes on a blind date with Danielle, but he is unprepared for the confusion and angst that results when Danielle reveals information about her past. (I wrote this when I was 16 for a creative writing class. The teacher wasn't very happy she had to read all this, LOL.) Read More
taken from my book, "Breaking Thru The Thought Barrier" Read More
A short flash fiction or poem about man's arrogance and apathy for anything seen as less. Read More

Poem / Romance

December 29, 2016

Reads: 397

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem about change and the loss of the romance associated with the concept 'home'. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 23, 2016

Reads: 275

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When you feel you don't belong you need a friend. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2016

The mind is a mystery, as is life itself. It raises questions, brings answers, breaks you down, to build you back up again until you learn what you learn: to accept and move on... Read More
A story based on a song written by one time friend Steve Lake. For everyone like me who does not jump. Warning: due to content may include triggers. If you feel this will negatively affect you do not read. Read More

Reads: 268

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever had the feeling that either you, or everything around you just isn't right? Have you ever felt that maybe you landed on Earth and were stranded here, alone and apart from others like yourself? This one's for you. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 29, 2016

Reads: 338

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about someone pretty much unnoticed while going through a personal struggle. Read More
A man pursues a woman in a grocery store. Read More
A poem about not being aqble to face your own alienation and loneliness. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 23, 2014

Reads: 189

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about alienation and love. Read More
This literary piece is focusing on three of Emily Dickinson's poems through a sociological perspective. Read More

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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This paper examines the five criteria for dissociative identity disorder in relation to Norman Bates. Strength and weakness are included, along with barriers to treatment. Examples from Norman’s life will assist the reader in understanding why his behavior is abnormal. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2014

A very short poem I wrote in the middle of the night. The overall subject is about self-injury and how society shames individuals. Read More
Now middle-aged, the world's first scientifically documented virgin-born baby (who is later shrugged off as a 'divine fluke') sets about to write out his life story in a last effort to make sense of his disappointing, yet incredible existence. Read More

Reads: 346

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short story on ostracism. How the meeting of an ostracized boy with a person who received him changed his life. Read More
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