Boyhood stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

My uncle, Lawrence Howe, remembers the beloved grandfather who came to live with his family on a small farm in Southern California. Read More
Homer savors his walk home on the last day of school. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2016

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Comments: 4

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The Contently Deranged Travelers House

09/13/16 Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Set in the innocent days of the early twentieth century, young Meriwether Ritch tries to line his pockets by staging a circus for his peers. His unwilling older brother is the star attraction. Juvenile antics ensue. Read More
In 1923, A boy tries to find a contribution for his school's Bank Day, an event to teach children about thrift and sacrifice. Juvenile complications ensue. Read More
In the early 1900s, a group of schoolboys hold an election for president of their class. Juvenile tactics and menacing adult intervention ensue. The language conventions hopefully evoke the sentiment of a century ago, a world both familiar and strange to modern ears. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Revisiting the beach I first learned to swim- fearlessness- a cliff led up from the strand and in the meadow a bull skulled all day- a warning in red paint ''Beware of Bull'' Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A young boy falls in love with his swimming instructor. Mesmerized by her beauty, he never learns to swim. Read More
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