Cynical stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

May 06, 2017

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Constrained using the 5 Ws (Who, What, When, Where, Why), a free verse poem. I don't like it.You might. Read More

Book / Thrillers

December 02, 2016

Reads: 160

Shelves: 1

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William "Bill" Rodgers and his fellow inmates have been tasked with the simple goal of keeping and maintaining a journal by writing one page entries every other day. With the treat of solitary confinement becoming a permanent arrangement for those who do not keep their journal up to date, Bill… Read More

Reads: 188

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Yes its cynical, and yes it needs work please chop me up. No I don't like capital "I" what makes me so special. Read More

Tags: life, simple, cynical

Poem / Poetry

April 09, 2016

Reads: 136

Comments: 9

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Do governments really represent the interests of the whole population or just those of the chosen few. Read More

Short Story / Humor

November 08, 2015

Reads: 175

Shelves: 1

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20s malaise Read More

Tags: angst, modern, cynical

Poem / Poetry

September 15, 2015

Reads: 120

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A cynical view of relationships Read More

Reads: 318

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Will he kill the old woman? Read More

Reads: 145

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A poem that brings up a social justice topic that is often overlooked. I am very passionate about stopping animal abuse; if the person reading this poem is an animal lover, I hope it hits home. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 26, 2014

Reads: 114

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem I wrote a long first-time ago for someone who became simultaneously the best and worst thing that has ever happened to me (thumbnail art: Two Figures in the Grass by Francis Bacon) Read More

Poem / Romance

January 03, 2014

Reads: 71

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A personal take on love and a relationship which was based upon love that I have witnessed. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 08, 2013

Reads: 63

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cynical about love Read More

Short Story / Other

October 01, 2013

Reads: 349

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man goes into a coffee shop. He orders a drink and contemplates the idea of suicide and how time consuming and extremely hard it is. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 27, 2013

Reads: 84

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about hoping for that place, possibly in the afterlife, that will bring us peace. A place that feels like home and is void of doubt - that place that a jaded mind longs for. Read More

Reads: 69

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is a cynical, yet comical viewpoint of Valentine's Day Read More

Reads: 352

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Are you happy with life? Do you have the perfect life? This story follows the short ranting's of a man bent on killing the perfection in the world even if that means himself, of course all in the name of the greater good. Read More

Reads: 344

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem I wrote when I was with someone I really liked but knew it was time to let go. Then 2 months lately they commited suicide. A lot of emotion put into this one. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 12, 2012

Reads: 96

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem about the working person. Read More

Reads: 152

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

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This poem is based on what I view in regards to images I see daily on television. This poem begs to question... Where is humanity? It also asks us, "What is our fascination with death?" I am curious to see what other people on this site think on this subject.… Read More

Reads: 108

Shelves: 1

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This is a piece I wrote about the state of America - I do not actually hold this radical of an opinion of America. It was just fun to write something as cynical is this is. Read More

Reads: 71

Shelves: 1

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Just waiting longing for something to happen thats real and means something and is mutual. Read More

Tags: love, sex, cynical, envy

Reads: 169

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A humble janitor's hidden past relives itself in front of his eyes. Read More

Reads: 119

Shelves: 1

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A satirical poem I dreamed up while on my way to work this morning. Read More
The un-named protagonist and her journey into cynisism. Short chapters which will follow no particular order as that is how the story is designed. Read More
I thought I should probably put down into words a few things that go through my head constantly. Chuck Palahniuk said it best when saying: “What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 24, 2010

Reads: 130

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A collection of poems I wrote one lonely day. Hope you enjoy them, and please comment! Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 21, 2010

Reads: 285

Comments: 14

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I was born and raised in New York and, since moving Pennsylvania, I am starting to realize the downside to having been raised in such a city, especially in looking at my home friends since leaving in comparison to the people I know here. Further, in trying to get a… Read More
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