Brooklyn stories, books, poems, and more

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Four streetwise Caribbean-American teens from Brooklyn seek fame and fortune in the gritty 1970's music scene. The band makes questionable decisions while riding the roller coaster of burgeoning fame. They struggle with finding that secluded path to certain stardom and million dollar success. Eventually, the… Read More
Memories of an Italian-American Easter in Brooklyn. Read More

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Started writing this a few hours ago. I'll be honest and say I'm slightly drunk, so if there are any grammatical errors I apologize. I haven't finished the story yet, and I want to tie in the term "No Regrets" with my planned ending. Read it if you like, if… Read More

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Yohann made a crazy revelation to the love of his life. But when the ones say "I love you", and the others say "Neither do I", things get pretty complicated. Read More
Roman is quite a simple guy and mostly search things that every one searches, in life. But when he falls down on Adonis, his whole and his vision of himself is going to change forever. Despite the fact Adonis is 38 years old, and Roman is 20 years less aged,… Read More

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A rape leads to a high school massacre. Read More
Notes before I die... To read or to read not? Choice is yours! Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2013

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Oh, my winter prince... Cold winter prince... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2013

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Lost love. Read More
This is all about a gay story that I experienced. Read More
A Polish immigrant in Brooklyn, on the brink of his 40th birthday, feels his life is winding down as his juice for living it is running out. Read More

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During the last days of October, hurricane Sandy combined with several other weather conditions ravaged the east coast, dealing most of the damage to the North-eastern states. Many states were flooded, some even snowed in with as much as 30+ inches of wet snow. The focus of this article is… Read More

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Bethany has lived in Brooklyn her whole life. She's a normal girl but, she's super shy. Her mom uproots her and they move to Oregon, a place she's never been. When she meets Emily, her whole live changes. Read More

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A short little story idea quite possibly working itself into a novel...feedback wanted please!! Read More

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This is my story Read More

Tags: love, sex, nyc, brooklyn

A young man rides the subway at midnight to escape the voices in his head and meets a beautiful girl. Read More

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A young Haitian-America adult male, flashes back to the events that led up to a life changing experience, one that made him see what's important in life. Read More

Book / Romance

August 07, 2011

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Brooklyn and Jazz are sisters. This is the story of how each of them fell in love and figured out just how to balance The Good & The Bad. Read More

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A young man struggling with his sexual identity and drug addiction, goes on a journey to find his missing friend Kayla only to find something much more unexpected. We follow his journey into the projects of Brooklyn to save a friend and himself through his distorted drug induced perception of… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

February 12, 2011

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a trip to NYC ends with a sudden death. Read More

Book / Other

January 25, 2011

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In this urban tale, Tiffany Jameson is about to have the ride of her life. When a devastating event occurs that causes Tiffany and her family to lose all of their wealth, they are forced to move out of their big house on the hill to live in one of… Read More
This story is an odd one. I doubt it if someone has even made a story like this one. A twelve soon to be thirteen year old girl who Tom and Bill have know since she was basically born since their parents were good friends. She lives with Tom and… Read More

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This is the first story in my first series of short stories about a mafia family, the Craven-Rossmoor. The series will involved a Craven daughter, a Craven son, two Rossmoor sons and three Craven-Rossmoor children. Gillian Craven-Rossmoor first assignment as an assisinate was to kill William, aka Billy Phelps. But… Read More
The early construction and operation of engineer John Roeblings Brooklyn Bridge was dogged by deaths and disasters, some of them, like the caisson fire of 1870 and the Brooklyn Bridget Riot of 1883, disturbingly bizarre. Indeed, insiders worried that the bridge would never be built, despite the persistent efforts of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 20, 2010

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A scholarship poem about growing up and succeeding through good and bad times in New York City. A Poem about struggle, and hope. Read More

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An old Jewish man sits in Brooklyn Holocaust Park reflecting on his lost love. Read More

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Have you ever been there? Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 30, 2008

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When Lee exchanged his home in England for an appartment in Brooklyn, NY he exactly knew what he was searching for. But sometimes things just aren't what you imagined, and apparently not everything that doesn't kill you makes you stronger. (it needs some editing and there are still quite a… Read More
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