Childhood stories, books, poems, and more

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I used to see amish people on my greyhound trips home from college all the time. And at my current age i suppose i’m reckoning with what it means to be an adult. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2018

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Shelves: 1

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A poem that reveals a past of a traumatic life but rising through it on top. Read More
This is a nostalgic piece I wrote after watching a documentary on Vincent Van Gogh. Many of my childhood memories are woven into the poem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2018

Reads: 3

Shelves: 1

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Written post-grief camp. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 09, 2018

Reads: 24

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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the symbolism of childhood morphing into adulthood. Read More
Story little essay about my life, testing the water with my writing, so feel free to critique. Read More
In memory of my dear childhood friend. This short story is to bring awareness about BBS (Brittle Body Syndrome) and to tell the tale from an eye witnesses perspective on what actually happened one wierd day in a small town in West Virginia. Read More

Reads: 30

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Words for the Wicked is a series of poems, exploring what it means to have grown out of your childhood too fast. It shows the strength it takes to become your own person and is an example of the different lessons I've learned in doing so. Read More

Reads: 22

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

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Time took me on a journey to reflect. Read More
A poem about surviving, healing and growing. We are more than our pasts. Read More

Reads: 31

Comments: 2

Shelves: 4

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Forgiveness Read More

Tags: childhood

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

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My short story revolves around bullying and karma. The idea of writing about this subject arose from my own school yard experience – not as a victim, as an assailant. When I was in elementary school, some of my classmates and I harassed a student named Kenny.… Read More
My personal story of my childhood abuse, neglect, and molestation by my Uncle and how that shaped me into the person I am today. Read More
A story about choosing a child's first school. Read More
dark is loved by dark Read More

Tags: love, childhood

Reads: 42

Shelves: 2

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Why do we tell lies? . i am sure everyone would have told lies, at least once in their life. lie comes in various forms like our clothes- small, medium, large, xl, xxl etc. well it’s not defined somewhere but just a classification to give size or measure based… Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 11, 2018

Reads: 44

Shelves: 2

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To my inner child hood Read More

Tags: childhood

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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Part 2 of "A Lost Childhood." The aftermath of a young girls death, how will her mother react once she finds out? Read More

Reads: 63

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

A selfish and psychotic mother tries to mould her own daughter into becoming the young woman that she wanted to be herself. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 01, 2018

Reads: 47

Shelves: 1

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blonded RADIO 18-121 Read More
Not all things were made to last Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 16, 2018

Reads: 31

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Poetry

April 16, 2018

Reads: 34

Shelves: 2

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Poem / Poetry

April 14, 2018

Reads: 70

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A short story about broken families, childhood memories, and bitter truths, 'The Beach House' explores the thin line between nostalgia and denialism. It tells the story of a family faced with the possibility of a dark and terrible secret, the very thought of which fractures them beyond repair. Told… Read More
When my Pappi hires a Nanny, my world is turned upside-down. My adored father forgets the apple of his eye, my brother and his job. Just when things couldn't get worse, The Day comes along, and Jack and mine's summer days are over. Forever. Read More

Poem / Memoir

April 11, 2018

Another memoir about my adolescence Read More

Tags: childhood, teen, sad, past

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