Courage stories, books, poems, and more

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Little Peach is a story about overcoming adversity. A premature baby girl is born to parents who don't care for her properly, an incredibly selfish mother and an alcoholic father. This story takes you through the first few years of her life, and how her experiences molded her to… Read More
It was the year 4020, after the great battle of humanity has ended. Earth was set almost devoid of beings. With mother nature taking back it's claim. The lands were bounteous of resources of life. A wanderer named Rahul, a male of age 146, was wandering atop some hilly… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 07, 2018

This is what love is for me. Read More
Fifteen-year old Aaron Hawke has reached adulthood standing astride two medieval worlds: that of mortal man, and that which mortal man condemns, fearing both who he is and what he is becoming. Cursed from his birth to mysterious parents and forced to conceal a sorcerer’s nascent power, Hawke does… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 27, 2018

Lovers will get it. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 26, 2018

Reads: 34

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

You can overcome your fears. Read More

Poem / Editorial and Opinion

August 22, 2018

Reads: 33

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem was written to inspire those who are being bullied to stand tall and not take to heart what others are saying about them. Read More

Reads: 116

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"A strange but punchy start, one that seems innocuous, until the the story begins to unfold, and what a sad, story of bravado...a brittle public ..." Read More

Reads: 73

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When you don't think about it and it still comes out, that's just your heart being honest Read More

Tags: love, hope, courage

Poem / Romance

April 28, 2018

Reads: 74

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

By the time Marcus started high school, he had developed the ambition to become a singer. His parents took him to a record store. After spending hours looking for something that he felt would interest him, he discovered a CD of songs from a musical. Marcus spent… Read More

Tags: dreams, courage

A brief encounter on Diwali day puts life in perspective for this writer. Read More
You are going to feel the weights being removed. Everything you do will become more enjoyable. only when you express the truth by developing Courage. #soulfulLife ~David R. Hawkins M.D., PH.D. (Letting Go) Read More

Tags: love, life, evil, truth, courage

A poem about life challenges Read More

Short Story / Action and Adventure

February 03, 2018

Reads: 229

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Cyrus battles to save his pack from destruction. Read More

Tags: fight, wolf, courage

Alessandra was at her wits end with her life, she wishes to control the world the way she wants to...pure chaos, but part of her wishes to end all suffering in the world. Until one night, she meets the world's best salesman and tries to make a deal with… Read More

Reads: 1337

Comments: 8

Shelves: 10

The Booksie Classic House

Julianna Jingle, snarky and spunky adolescent, hides a dark secret, one that might just lead to her end. Read More

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"What a great story, Joy. You've got the masks, the pretend, the 'make-a-joke-of -yourself; the bullies, humiliation; the anger, the abuse and th..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 92

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

December 20, 2017

Reads: 110

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

My dreams are my own and nobody else's. Read More
In life, we use a lot of efforts to embellish and take care of what/who we appreciate. Despite this, there are always negative efforts that come to damage our deeds. These destructive efforts will never reduce all our sweat to nil; there will always be something to rebuild on.… Read More

Tags: courage, bird

Reads: 85

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Some of us think that life is easy, it's not. We're on a road that is already laid out. You, walking on that road, have to make decisions, sometimes wrong ones and sometimes good ones. God only knows what is around each bend. It took me a few seconds… Read More
I wrote this, in 2017. It's part of my 8th poem set, Chosen Fate. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 20, 2017

Reads: 138

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Supremacy Writing House

Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

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