Childhood stories, books, poems, and more

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This is one og the short stories from a collection I am working. They are all stories from growing up on the island. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 10, 2019

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An everyday micro-atrocity. Image by Mark Filter from Pixabay (90 words). Read More

Featured Review by Derina Penn

"It is nice way to convey the "micro" daily atrocity. I am sure there are many girls and boys sharing that face too. Good Job! " Read More

A child dealing with the temptations of life. 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
The golf lesson gone wrong! Read More
A boy meets girl tale, but he is haunted by nightmares of childhood abuse. He wants to feel close to her but the terrors from his past get in his way. He remembers his mother's hand with a ring bashing his face to a bloody mess, as such he is… Read More
Two brothers stay home alone for a day and their brotherly relationship deepens from before. Read More
A poem that celebrates the cycle of life revolving around speech. Read More
The rain has stopped, and the forest is wild and awake. Read More
nava finally reaches her new beginning of a new life when her childhood gone wrong. brutally abused and molested she tries to runaway but fails. Read More

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Everybody experiences adversity throughout their lifetime. It is the support of those around us and our own attitude that get us through it. Read More
How do you feel your soul is truly really alive? Read More
My brother and I were very young when we lived on Rue St. Louis. I was under 5 and he was 7, but some of my clearest childhood memories come from those times. Things only got fuzzier as I got older. Read More
Vivian is a young adult living happily in her family. But there is something you don’t know about her under a perfectly fake facade. For those who can relate. Read 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
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
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