Contemplation stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

(Writing exercise) A previously ambitious city-worker contemplates her life and the decision to abandon the modern rat race. Less than 500 words, this piece aims to capture the rumination taking place in a single moment in time. This story revolves around choices and regret. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A poem about the ocean a wonderful place peaceful but dangerous. Read More

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The Phoenix Poetry House

Poem / Romance

January 24, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Opposites attract, opposites destroy Read More
A very introspective, yet still great, Trenlin finds himself in a difficult situation and leverages his unique abilities to help him out. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 15, 2015

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The Booksie Classic House

We all have those moments when life is really hard, and we need a little reassurance to carry on. This reassurance can come in many forms, so keep your eyes open for a little miracle! Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 09, 2015

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The Booksie Classic House

a walk on the beach Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

It had been so long since I have written that I felt the urge to again put my thoughts to paper or in this case digital paper Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This short, fictional story is about a man that has it all, the lifestyle,car and job. He loses it all, when he falls into depression, as he seeks the one thing he does not have - love. The story contains two real life topics - depression and suicide,that some readers… Read More

Short Story / Other

December 14, 2014

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The Booksie Classic House

There is an inner voice that speaks to us all. But whether to listen or not? That is the choice that really matters. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This story presents my deepest meditations, and contemplations in a seemingly timeless grief. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 27, 2014

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The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Position The Thought" Read More
"To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether 'tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune, Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles, And by opposing end them: to die, to sleep No more; and by a sleep, to… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A simple poem with no defined purpose. This poem is left to the reader to determine the story of the character, and what exactly she seemed to be doing. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 30, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

HERE IS A RHYMING POEM WITH THREE LINE STANZAS CONTEMPLATING ASPECTS OF RELIGION. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 06, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

A realistic and candid look at people who feel alone, set in the backdrop of a beach at night, with only the waves crashing on shore. Read More
Nathan Brinsley had the chance to change his life, but was it too late?. Read More

Poem / Memoir

September 15, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

The longing for life and happiness. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Existence is a thing taken for granted. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Life can be full of regret. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A simple, short first person poem about a man who is still in love with his ex girlfriend. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

The cycle of most unsuccessful relationships. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a metaphor again. Every sentence and almost every described object represents something real to me. Again, I don't like to tell my side of the story right away, because I feel like the reader can apply the imagery to his or her own situations in life. If you… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A longing and pining for the one you love. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Took about an hour or so. Just about the world, life, and how crappy it can all get sometimes. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

1st flash fiction here goes nothing! Read More
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