City stories, books, poems, and more

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She is the Mayor's daughter who doesn't even go home anymore, she hides away at a club owned by a mother figure. He just broke out of the cities asylum. She just wants to live life and get out of her home city. And he wants to cause havoc through… Read More

Tags: rape, murder, mafia, city

Based on a dream my friend shared with me about a lady who moved into a dark basement and hid her face. Read More
They say there’s no magic, and everything’s ruled by a law, Yet our world is the craziest thing that I’ve ever known. Read More
When a murder is committed on the Bad Side of the City you can be sure Suzy Que will be on the case. --- Oh, I meant Detective Susan LaRay Quincy, homicide squad. Read More

Tags: murder, police, alley, city

Short Story / Romance

September 13, 2018

Reads: 96

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A super short story about a super important decision. Read More
An odd, hopeful, yet terrifying sight with some deep contemplation... and a rhyme or two. Written in 2013 Read More

Poem / Other

September 06, 2018

Reads: 37

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A young lady moves to the city... Read More

Tags: young, city, lady, moved

Reads: 182

Comments: 19

Shelves: 5

The Vintage Publishing House

Thank you, New York City; my hometown. Read More

Reads: 44

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

LA was way more than I thought it would be. Read More

Tags: la, city, wonders

A poem about a torn down city Read More

Tags: city

Poem / Poetry

July 09, 2018

This was a challenge I was given some years ago. Write a short story around the caption: "Come on in, the coffee's hot!" Clare was a country girl, Paul was a city man. What could possibly bring them together, and keep them that way? Read More
A bit early, but...something's changed. Something that tells me that it's necessary now. Read More

Tags: home, morning, roots, city, read

Just a look at one gardener's world. Read More

Tags: flowers, city, garden

An anthology series taking places in (or in some occasions, about the history of,) the city of Metropolis. The stories are separated by years, characters, places and situations. Enjoy. Read More

Book / Romance

April 22, 2018

Reads: 675

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Evelyn "Evie" Harding is running away. From her ex, from her family and the life that up until now; they've chosen for her. Wanting to find herself, Evie leaves New York and heads a state over to New Jersey where her best friend has set… Read More
Life is a very long and complicated way. It usually gives you several chances to realize your mission. I think that each of us has something to bring into this world. For sure, it depends on your personality, knowledge and ambitions. But, you have to leave something behind you… Read More

Reads: 74

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Wait for the black star. Wait for eternity . . . Read More
For most people, technology is their magic. Limitless information at a couple keystrokes, the power to talk with anyone around the world. But there are a select few which posses real magic, and not of the party trick variety. Read More

Tags: magic, city

Decided to do a mystery about four friends who plan a weekend getaway in the city Read More
Far from a glimpse of shining city. Far from civilization. Far from any rejection nor acceptance. Living where our not called our home is where is live, is what the story will unfold about Read More

Tags: life, story, stories, grey, city

Women aren't weak. But that's not the discussion here. If you're going as a group, you don't leave them alone in a city at night, when you were a group to begin with. I thought this should have been common sense. Read More

Tags: party, women, weak, city

Poem / Humor

October 22, 2017

Reads: 105

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

What happens at night in the big city? Read More

Tags: city, carts

Jonas lived alone without his parents for a long time. About seven years in fact. But when a tragic plague hits the world, he has to find his family, the people who released the plague, known only as Plague 15-07. However, Jonas may be worth more dead than alive… Read More
The story is about an unknown fact of a city. Read More
MILLENIUM, the last city of the dying earth, is the zenith of human civilization, and far superior to the rest of the world in infrastructure, technology, security, prosperity, yes, in every aspect of progress and even in flora and fauna. A self-contained ecosystem and a self-contained economy. When the ruler… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 20, 2017

Reads: 100

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Concreate jungle -- Please comment on this poem, I'd love to know what you think. Good, bad or indifferent -- any comments are welcome. Read More
The story of two cities whose destiny got swayed in the wrong direction. The architect named Volker steps in to pick up the pieces and try to restore the cities to its former glory. Read More
This literary novelette was written to describe the life of Noah who lives in a city plagued by a civil war. The different events of this literary piece include the family, the work, the air strikes, and the death. This novelette was revised and proofread by James D. Thwaites who… Read More

Tags: death, children, war, life, city

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