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Poem / Romance

February 19, 2016

Reads: 81

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The Booksie Classic House

So I wrote this ages ago about the sense I was feeling that whatever I or anyone else does, nothing changes. We look up at the sky, mesmerised by the ever-changing conditions, while nothing ever actually changes - its all part of this cycle that repeats over and over just… Read More

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Iris Blue, a tale about our bleak future with uncertain outcomes. The main protagonist, Anns, is about to face something never experienced before, a contact no one could have foreseen coming that will shape the evolution of the species and the space-time continuum in itself to a degree that will… Read More
A brief discussion about the facts concerning banning High Capacity Magazines and Assault look alike weapons and the results of doing so. Read More

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Comments: 1

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No sharp radiance here. Read More

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With the economy crumbling, pollution growing out-of-hand, and starvation threatening the overcrowded streets, this bleak vision of Earth's near future sums up everything today will soon become... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2013

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Comments: 8

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Stars really are quite far away, and while trying to reach for them, you may just lose all hope. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 08, 2013

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One line just came to me and I tried to write something around it- did it quite late at night, hope it's alright! Read More
When 2 boys play the ultimate video game, it become the ultimate video game experience! With so much action, adventure, romance, and drama that even the determined Blaze is willing to give up on this. Then, the fate of the world is at stake... This might get crazy. Read More

Tags: game, bleak, video, blaze

Book / Young Adult

June 03, 2013

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If you've lived a hard life, and you've seen it all, you'd understand why Shaine is the way she is. Facing trauma, and robbed of her innocent mind at a young age. Relying on strangers her entire life, and then coming to the realization she is a stranger to herself.… Read More

Book / True Confessions

April 18, 2013

Reads: 333

Comments: 10

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'you never know how strong you are until being strong is the ONLY option you have left.' sometimes you have to stop worrying, wondering & doubting. Have confidence that things will work out, maybe not how you planned, just how its meant to be. This is perhaps the only truth… Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 01, 2013

Reads: 143

Comments: 2

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Written on a rainy day in Wales Read More

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What does a man do when he loses everything in the wake of the end of the world? Ask Clive, a former London banker who now roams the city's empty streets and barren dunes Read More

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A very brief introduction to my newest project Read More
I wrote this so that I may show love to those that have not experienced it. Read More

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diaries for a dying girl with a bleak heart < no need to explain this > Read More

Tags: life, pain, lost, black, cry, bleak

This is a poem i was inspired to write while learning about sonnets in literature class, though the only aspect of it that is sonnet like is the rhyme scheme. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 16, 2011

Reads: 151

Comments: 1

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Fall and winter is like the process of dying. But spring and summer always follows. That't the good news Read More

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Impossible to define - a deep and involving piece of literature that a genre does not do justice for. This is my chance at the big time, I've been working on it for a long time, and think I stand good chances for publication by big printing company! Watch those… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 11, 2011

Reads: 143

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When a person is traped in a state that never changes do they remain? Read More

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Um... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 29, 2010

Reads: 181

Comments: 11

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The Booksie Classic House

Speaks for itself. I thought this would be a good one to bring in the new year. Happy new year everyone. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 22, 2010

Reads: 135

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

I do not usually like to deal with dark stuff just for the sake of it. I tend to think it's become overly trite to do so, but this was part of an album's lyrical content, and I liked it-so why shouldn't I post it? It deals with evil, sin,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 13, 2010

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Comments: 20

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For my mother, who has been taken into an asylum. P.S I am completely aware 'callen' is not a word. Thank-you. Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

July 15, 2010

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Comments: 1

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Song about depression, would suit black/doom metal. Sort of like Ramesses/Lazarus Blackstar style doom or Dragged Into Sunlight styled black metal. Read More

Reads: 137

Comments: 5

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We all feel a little lonely sometimes. Read More

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Comments: 9

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On the topic of child abuse. I hope somebody somewhere gets something out of this. Statistics show a number of abused children grow up to become abusers themselves. It's a vicious cycle that needs something or someone to help it end. Read More

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Just something simple and short I came up with. Read More

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My name is not important. Once upon a time, several decades ago, I’m sure that the name had some significance, but since that time, most of the world’s memories have expired. The few recollections that exist from the old world reside in the memories of people like me. It is… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 26, 2010

Reads: 290

Comments: 1

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I wrote this poem after having a "pen friend" on a poetry site who knew just how I worked. If I was down he seemed to know. If I was good he knew as well. He has helped me through many difficult times as I hopefully have done for him.… Read More
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