Cowardice stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

March 08, 2019

Reads: 180

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

"You'll be next." She told me, no goodbye. Read More
Fourth of five short plays about the First World War. Not the usual stories about trench warfare, but more about the lives that were affected at home, and the change in society. A man is accused of cowardice, but not everything is what it seems. Read More

Poem / Romance

October 05, 2017

Reads: 504

Comments: 10

The Vintage Publishing House

A piece from Noir... Read More

Poem / Fantasy

April 05, 2017

Reads: 695

Comments: 14

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Story of a talented girl! Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 16, 2015

Reads: 360

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Random thoughts Read More
This is Alex's short story, 'Scared to Death' published by Mardibooks in its anthology 'The Clock struck War.' It is a fictionalised account of the true story of Private Thomas Highgate who served in the British army in 1914. Read More
Series titled "Not Your Grandma's Bible Stories" In this piece a teenage Sister Wife suffers a night of physical and sexual abuse which is a culmination of all the men in her life failing her. Read More

Book / Fan Fiction

July 10, 2014

Reads: 1348

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Lou's life was hard enough. Growing up in poverty after his father left, it was the simple things that helped him go on. Like a smile on his mother's face, and the thought of his new baby sister being born. But when Lou's mother said she was getting an abortion,… Read More

Reads: 362

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem/lyric's I wrote because I was feeling crappy. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 09, 2013

Reads: 303

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reality strays on people at times. Sometimes temporarily. Sometimes forever. Therapy, medications, hypnosis can bring people back from the brink. But others get lost in a labyrinth of fantasy, that straight-jackets and white rooms are necessary to keep the monsters they've become at bay. Read More
This is a short 'Choose Your Own Adventure' story with many outcomes based on Greek Mythology. Wisdom and bravery will help but there are many tricks along the way! See if you help the fallen King Priam regain his kingdom and his crown! Read More
When Police Officer Perry Salter first meets crime victim Jeremy, the young man has a rare, debilitating form of autism. Later, Officer Salter confronts evidence of two hideous crimes. His cop instincts say Jeremy is innocent while the evidence and the community say Jeremy is guilty. Salter struggles to find… Read More
This is about a rivalry between two janitors that I once worked with and what might possibly have been the end result of that rivalry had they taken their personal dislike for one another to the extreme... Read More
A poem I conceived after reading the novel Regeneration, and discovering the anti-war poetry of Siegfried Sassoon, combined with the gritty working class realist writings of Tony Harrison which I have also been delving into. In short; an angry little wounded soldier of a poem shouting and screeching in free-form… Read More
This time I loosened on certain areas but still was very much constrained, so I hit another writter's block although I did make many changes and add a few chapters. Read More
When I first wrote it I was like majorly concscious of myself and wanted to stay nice and proper. Nothing too extreme, so here it is. Read More

Reads: 395

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Daddy... tell me, How can a dead man make you jealous? Read More
thought i'd try something here's my attempt at songwriting. Read More
This short story was written by my best friend, Mellie, for an english assignment. and i couldn't resist but publish it. (with her permission of course) pleaz give structured feedback so i can pass it on to her :) danke, Thanx. Read More
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