Crisis stories, books, poems, and more

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Short Story / Horror

December 08, 2019

Reads: 23

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 45

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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: 74

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Featured Review by AdamCarlton

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

Reads: 150

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"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: 137

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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: 289

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 299

Comments: 2

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This is a republished edit of a humorous short-story from my blog. Rated "G" for general consumption. 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

Reads: 343

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 495

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 1220

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 336

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The 'The Odd Ones' House

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: 319

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

" 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: 421

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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
Money motivates us Read More
Today's unemployment and Inflation is deadly Read More
Battling against hypocrisies, sadomasochism and perfunctory pursuits of pop benchmarks of successes, he refuses the passion-oriented male worldview of karma and life’s purposes. Metamorphosed by compassion, that love’s innocence fills him with, he opts for a journey that takes him far away from the stupidity of self-worth, calculated in terms… Read More
Susana Ripoll is a young medical student who leads a life of apparently very simple. After the death of her mother, she combines her studies with work in a perfumery for economically helping her father, who is three years out of work, and also to pay for her own college.… Read More
Make a short story or poem using these song titles from the rock band Disturbed Read More
An in depth review of the peaks and valleys of my quarter life crisis as it came to an end last year. Read More

Tags: life, work, crisis, quarter

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