Childhood stories, books, poems, and more

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The testing of a wondrous machine, the disappearance of an outstanding mind and the life of a young boy will soon be intertwined across the globe and haunted by menacing creatures. Read More
The story highlights the dark side of childhood, stereotype, introversion, inquisitiveness, love, rejection and death experienced by a young boy in his preoperational stage whom his name is never mentioned in the story, then later in the story we are introduced to a girl whom the boy loved playing with.… Read More
Alam Zawar grew up in a picturesque valley with forests and rivers set to the backdrop of snowcapped peaks. It was the kind of place that didn't change with time, where old traditions held dominant and were content to be left behind by the rest of the world. What happens… Read More
Henry Lawson is a little boy who lives in a parallel universe where printing hasn't been invented. So they write their books by hand. He and his mum are excited when his school principles books him in for a reading at the War Memerial Theatre in a world with Hand… Read More
This is a story. I don't know whether to call this a short story or a long one. But I know one thing, that this story is about me, this story is about you, and this is a story you all waited to read. This is a story of a… Read More
Johna's struggled to get along with her family. Her father a fascist, brother a bigot and a depressed mother who has no power or will to protect her children. Surrounded by toxicity throughout her childhood, she finds herself in an endless spiral of neglect, loneliness and commitment issues. With the… Read More
Two brothers stick together through life's hardships. But how do they face the truth of their uncanny relationship? Read More

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A poem about child abuse. I wrote this as a step toward cleansing myself of the trauma caused by the emotional, physical, psychological, and sexual abuse that I faced during my childhood. Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

September 08, 2018

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Flash Fiction inspired by the prompt THE KEY Read More
An ode to innocents. Read More
A story of a broken relationship between mother and child. Read More

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close a door, open a window. Read More
A short story about childhood, nostalgia, broken bones and life. Read More
This is structured almost like a sonnet. I did say ALMOST. Read More
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
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 09, 2018

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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

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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

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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
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