Cynical stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Thrillers

December 02, 2016

Reads: 160

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Cynical about love Read More

Short Story / Other

October 01, 2013

Reads: 349

Shelves: 1

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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

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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

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

Reads: 352

Shelves: 1

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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

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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

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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

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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

Book / Romance

July 27, 2010

Reads: 586

Comments: 20

Shelves: 1

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Darcee Collins has always hated men and the emotion called Love. For her its useless and It always gives pain....... Chase Parker fell in love with Darcee the moment he saw her but he being the popular guy who teases her she can't stop hating him. Read More
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