Contentment stories, books, poems, and more

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Have you truly learned to be content with whatever struggles life may throw your way? Read More

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The Poems House

My grandmother once told me: If you have Want in one hand and Wish in the other, you have nothing but empty hands; I guess this poem says that. --- This poem was inspired by the Cover Photo. Now the artist has more to tell about their wonderful and imaginative… Read More

Book / Other

September 05, 2016

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The Booksie Classic House

a simple story Read More

Poem / Other

May 05, 2015

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The Booksie Classic House

My experience of moving to West Virginia in November of 2000, when both my grandfather and great-grandfater were both dying. I wanted to spend time with them, as they were both my heros and two of the most loved individuals in my life. I was in a strange city, with… Read More

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The awe in which night skies are seen. Read More
Why we so often miss...letting love, letting love, letting love pass. Read More

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There are limitless desires in a human’s heart. Read More
‘A story of love and despair, great wars and heroes, sword fights and magic, death and survival.’ Two-Hundred years since the first war, the Elves have risen up once more against the force of man. Over twenty years in the making, two heroes from different backgrounds are brought together in… Read More
Beaux having decided that he has failed and hit rock bottom decides that enough is enough. He boards a train heading out of Detroit to wherever it'll take him. While waiting for the train to leave, he meets a little girl named Christina who challenges his current circumstance and makes… Read More
A person on the way home from a medical visit finds that life's contentment can come in the cheapest and most everyday of activities and places. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this a few months ago on the drive back from a restaurant where we celebrated my father's sixtieth birthday. I don't know if I need to say anything else, its a memory, it is what it is. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 11, 2013

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Loving wholeheartedly, "free falling" with none of the baggage sort of stuff:-) Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 24, 2013

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Just the contentment that can be found letting time slip by in a coffee shop. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 23, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

A poem about life. Read More
My short description of the battle being fought within Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 10, 2012

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Once, life is easy... Read More
Why? Why is that there's always someone who can't appreciate all the things that they had? I usually had the first draft of it on my journal notebook, essay type. But this time, I made it a poem style. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Man waiting in a room Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 30, 2011

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a poem about the truth. Read More
Looking below the surface you just may find a whole new perspective on the happiness you already have in your hands... Read More
A story about Peace. Read More

Poem / Romance

November 25, 2010

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The Booksie Classic House

I believe in fate, I also think there is no such thing as conicidence things happen for a reason, and sometimes I am so busy trying to get to my destination I forget the journey it took to get me there. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 03, 2010

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The Booksie Classic House

A Christian poem of faith. Read More
Enter into mind of young adult, fresh out of college and a newcomer to the "real world," as he spends Easter day with his Family and witnesses the death of the family Christmas Tree. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 20, 2010

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The Booksie Classic House

I rarely post personal pieces, but as we kiss winter goodbye and welcome spring with open arms, I am making an exception with this one. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this about the emotions and feeling we have when we are living a happy life. It is full of pleasure, laughter and excitement...if only we could achieve this at all times!! Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 21, 2009

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a place I used to visit as a child and place where I felt safe, and peaceful and place to think and just be me, I can always remember feeling better when I had been to this place. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

November 07, 2009

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The Booksie Classic House

...with sword in hand and battle-ready... Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Its a very short story..There's not much of a tale in it..but there's something we usually go through in our life..and the fictional character in this story was lucky enough to get something most of them die without getting..'contentment'... Read More
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