Crisis stories, books, poems, and more

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Goal is blurred, path unclear Engulfed by a dark, black hue Know not how to swim, how to steer Can’t cope alone, Mom, where are you? Read More

Tags: love, mother, mom, crisis

These are excerpts from an article originally published on The Telegraph. Here is the link for the full thing: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/people-will-die-within-months-lebanon-heads-famine-pandemic/ Read More
I have tried to list out the problems unemployment can pose to a developing economy with a large population. Read More

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Why the fuck should I care? Read More
One thing promised to all life forms is sudden change, death, crisis, catastrophe, and disaster. Know matter how we prepare we are never ready. Read More

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Short Story / Horror

December 08, 2019

Reads: 122

Comments: 1

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In a world where science is outlawed and technology from the past sold on the black market, two fortune hunters seek strange treasure. Read More

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Comments: 7

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This is a poem inspired by a line written by Booksie member, Melancholic Wisdom in his poem 'Digitize The World' https://www.booksie.com/608072-digitize-the-world used with permission. Thanks, MW. Cover image: Andrii Podilnyk on Unsplash. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 14, 2019

Reads: 155

Comments: 1

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Jeg håber mine følelser kommer igennem, jeg har været lun på dig i noget tid, og det var forfærdeligt ikke at sige noget, men kunne ikke andre måder end det her, sorry hvis det lidt cheesy.. Read More
A short story of 350 words. It is picture-prompted so if you don't like such work, please DO NOT read. Cover image: perchek-industrie-GVum6tDs554-unsplash Read More

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"That's a rich and complex emotional arc you've got there from 350 words! " Read More

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Comments: 7

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Although fiction, there are many families in this exact position. Read More

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"This is a heart rending read, Hully, and yes, although we've now entered 2020, the continued plight of families such as this one is undiminished..." Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 12, 2018

Reads: 206

Comments: 1

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What if there's no one for you there, you stopped combing your hair and nothing is happening in time, nor someone looking after you ever. yes, dear. you are depressed now and you know about it. oh, dear. get up. do this, do that. You are tired of being… Read More

Tags: crisis

Essay / Romance

March 15, 2018

Reads: 385

Comments: 4

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Thought epidemic Read More

Tags: crisis, epidemic

You know the language of love from a stranger always starts with a smile. What is the true story always depict in few words here ? Let us listen now. :) Read More
Peter a security officer at Dwarfforce prepares for a military operation which will change his view of the world forever. Read More
This is a story about a crisis that I experienced in my life. Read More
David sat in his car waiting for the driving test examiner to arrive. His anxiety levels were approaching critical; the pressure was on, he could not afford to fail for the fourth time. Read More

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Glen would have to go to his dealer and explain the situation and ask for more time. Getting his dealer to believe that his wife had accidentally put his jacket with £10,000 worth of cocaine in the washing machine would not be easy. His dealer was not a man to… Read More
The problems began two weeks before after his company’s annual conference when his boss came ‘on to’ him and made it very clear what she wanted, and she was not drunk or even tipsy. This came out of the blue; she had always been so formal and correct. Read More

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Adrian was short and fat, and to make matters worse he had a squint. His black curly hair was receding and at thirty two he looked more like fifty. He was an only child and still lived with his doting mother. But now things were changing, he had a woman. Read More
I am an international student in UK. I woke up one morning after a dream about my home country and was very worried in that dream about packing up (I was soon about to pack up in two months and leave for my home country). I had a sense of… Read More

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A family/love story set in Turkey, with reference to the Syrian Refugee Crisis Read More

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Comments: 7

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A poem in honour of the video game, Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Read More

Tags: time, peace, rest, crisis, zelda

Book / Romance

December 31, 2015

Reads: 335

Comments: 1

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" Sometimes we don't know the preciousv value of the things we have until we lose them, sometimes we feel like the only way out is giving up, sometimes when we're at our worst, something happens...a glince of hope shines in the darkness to show that we have so much… Read More

Tags: love, religion, crisis

Article / Other

September 06, 2015

Criticizing the situation in Lebanon. Read More
First chapter excerpt from self-published novel, If Butterflies Could See. Meet Sophia: Shy yet precocious, charming though self-obsessed, privileged but sad, your otherwise typical nineteen-year-old Brown University student. About to start her second year of college, tragedy hits when her autistic brother falls seventy-two feet off a cliff to his… Read More

Poem / Memoir

December 16, 2014

Reads: 472

Comments: 1

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For human birth is credited with the supreme form in existence, has there been more like this? We cant imagine, right! Read More
A poem about the crash landings we experience in life. Read More
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