Crisis stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a republished edit of a humorous short-story from my blog. Rated "G" for general consumption. Read More
<p> Peter a security officer at Dwarfforce prepares for a military operation which will change his view of the world forever. </p> Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a story about a crisis that I experienced in my life. Read More

Book / Humor

June 26, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

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&#8230; Read More

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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&#8230; 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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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

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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&#8230; Read More

Tags: love, religion, crisis

Article / Other

September 06, 2015

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Criticizing the situation in Lebanon. Read More

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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&#8230; Read More

Poem / Memoir

December 16, 2014

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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

Poem / Poetry

December 06, 2014

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The Booksie Classic House

A poem about the crash landings we experience in life. Read More

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Money motivates us Read More

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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&#8230; Read More

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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.&#8230; 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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The Booksie Classic House

An essay on the current economic and social crisis ravaging my home country, Greece. A tribute to the struggles and achievements of a previous generation that might show us the way. Read More

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A man goes to wake of close friend that he hadn't seen in years. -----------------(Author Note)------------------ I wrote this a long time ago. I believe before 2011, but I had been turning it over my head for sometime prior to that. I had gone to the wake of a friend's&#8230; Read More

Poem / Other

November 01, 2013

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friendship is good thing and in our life god given three gift first one is mother second one is father and third one is friendship Read More
Set in glitzy Las Vegas, this mystery novel unravels two grotesque crimes. Relive the heady days of the U.S. real estate bubble when corrupt lenders – and many other players -- dealt painful fraud that led to the country’s financial bust of 2008. Look inside the mind of a Vegas&#8230; Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 20, 2013

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taken from my book, "Taking Our Sweet Little Time" Read More

Poem / Humor

September 07, 2013

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Fred felt life was passing him by Read More

Tags: midlife, crisis

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This story is about a man in his late twenties who starts to question the choices he's made in his life when he receives an invitation to his high school reunion. Read More
My very own novelization of the popular and very underrated vide game from Capcom. I hope you enjoy it, and I'm trying to stay as true to the original source as possible :) Read More
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