Childhood stories, books, poems, and more

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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

Poem / Poetry

December 26, 2019

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Comments: 4

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Poem / Poetry

December 24, 2019

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Comments: 3

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Poem / Non-Fiction

November 24, 2019

Reads: 75

Comments: 2

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This poem is about an old bridge where my friends and I used to play. Read More
Writers catch pieces of social actions/interactions of the era and record them within their writings. Case in point, I was watching an old black and white movie, during a scene in the background was a young boy rolling a metal band with a stick. It was a sort of game… Read More

Tags: childhood, past

Memories of a childhood friend Read More
The dreams of childhood~ photo (c) javardh on Unsplash Read More
A little story from my Russian childhood: this one is about a dog. Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 11, 2019

About a parent who teaches their boy a life lesson, but admits the mistakes they've made, and strives to be just like the boy. Read More

Tags: childhood, life, youth

Reuben Byrds' journey through a hellish wasteland of a life, while dealing with the real problems his adult counterparts inflict upon him and them dealing with their own personal traumas. Read More

Tags: childhood, trauma

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Comments: 3

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The The Imaginarium House

A girl known for telling tall tales claims she has met seven kings living in a mysterious house made up of books. photo (c) Pixabay Read More

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"An excellent story of how reading can really 'draw us in'. I loved the air of mystery and magic that you created." Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2019

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Comments: 2

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taken from my book, "Different Results! PLEASE!!!!!" Read More
Julian is dying of cancer. During his stay at a hospice center, he is visited several times by a mysterious young boy who seems to come out of nowhere. But every time he appears, Julian passes out and begins to dream. He believes he is seeing flashbacks of his younger… Read More
A young boy and his mum watches a series of films in a parallel universe. In a world without radios. Read More
A simple walk through the woods in North London. Some teenagers are more perceptive than others. Read More
this story about two bird. who even don't know what is love. i am first time going to write some story please comment and tell me what is it and also ignore grammar mistake. Read More

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https://www.northlondontales.com/home/custard-and-rhubarb Rhubarb and Custard Siobhan was trying to tie her shoelaces. One loop, over, one finger down and another loop, cross and… “Franky, can you come and help me please?” Her big brother sighed as he knelt by her side. He was only eighteen months older but he was the… Read More
A poem I wrote for my daughter when she turned 18. When she was born, she was premature and was so small I could hold her on my palm. Read More

Tags: childhood

Reads: 145

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

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You wake up one day, as if from a dream, and remember the laughter and innocence of childhood--that dinosaurs roamed the backyard, aliens could be seen if you stayed up all night in the tent, angels sat on the roof above your bedroom and watched over you, fairy-tales were always… Read More

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"The interesting thing in this is the comparison that you draw between childhood and old age. I guess those are the times when watches, clocks, t..." Read More

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Two children are mesmerized by the song of a bird in the neighbor's yard. They decide to set it free. Read More
A memoir-type story about delving into the past and facing it in the present. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 13, 2019

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Comments: 2

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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

Reads: 158

Comments: 3

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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

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