Childhood stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

August 05, 2017

Reads: 18

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

About a carousel ran by an old man, not to long... Read More
The life of me up till this point. Have you ever wondered what made someone the way they are? What makes them tick? What is the true story that the world does not know? From the beginning I knew my life was nothing important, another cog in the machine of… Read More

Poem / Romance

June 22, 2017

Reads: 24

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: love, childhood

Reads: 56

Comments: 8

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

On one hand, I was desperate to claw my way out. On the other, I wished gravity would pull me back down. I want to leave, yet my heart, soul and tears have fallen in and blended into this ground. Read More

Article / Memoir

June 02, 2017

Reads: 19

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Why do you make imaginary friends in the first place? Is it because you needed help facing the boogey man? Where did that boogey man come from in the first place? The answer might surprise you. Read More
At seven she played Mother to the brother twice her age. She was the one to watch him, make sure he ate, told him that he was special. She was far to grown for her age, and he would always have the mind of a toddler. Read More
childhood is precious and it is one of the pearls of my being. Read More

Tags: childhood, poetry

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

This is one of those poems that started out to have one message and ended up with another. --- Oh bother... Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 12, 2017

Reads: 491

Comments: 3

Shelves: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Happy memories of my childhood with my younger sister and remembering our dad Read More

Poem / Romance

April 11, 2017

Reads: 40

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Phoenix Poetry House

Reads: 37

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My cousin gave me a challenge to write a short story about somebody I haven't seen in years, and this is the result. This is a short story containing my feelings about a friend I made long long ago, she was the first person that came to mind for my… Read More

Reads: 21

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this when I was fourteen, so it only goes up until age thirteen. Maybe one day I'll add more for later years. this poem is about how people change as they grow up. Read More

Reads: 22

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Memories of my childhood always take me back to a special little book, each page bearing all the joy and innocence of a young girl I will never forget. I let her out to play as much I can, I still need her, for without, I am not me. Read More
Observations from my youth. Growing up under apartheid as a white boy. Read More

Reads: 36

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

We were children once. We should never forget that. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 24, 2017

Reads: 20

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When I was a child I built a cardboard robot. Read More

Book / Romance

March 08, 2017

Reads: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

They say that some loves, some people, are simply meant to be together. Two parts of the same soul, and your whole life is simply just a road that leads to them, or in Lucy and Harry's case, back to them. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 03, 2017

Reads: 29

Shelves: 1

The Phoenix Poetry House

A fond Christmas memory from my uncle's childhood in 1919. Read More

Reads: 53

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Glass Sandcastle House

A memoir of being a Disney kid Read More

Reads: 47

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Phoenix Poetry House

Poem / Poetry

February 20, 2017

Reads: 53

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Parental alienation is often a topic that is ignored and many stories go overlooked and quickly forgotten. As a child of parental alienation and a mother robbed of motherhood, I share my story in hopes to bring awareness to the silent crime no one wants to speak about. Read More

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