Death stories, books, poems, and more

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We read about gladiators wrestling for their lives or ideals and purposes. Here is the tale of a gladiator body. It is a luminous literary debut like a selfie death poem, inspired by a true story. Read More

Tags: death, story, a-selfie

Reads: 59

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dedicated to Agnes Greene-Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013. Read More

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Writing for you... House

Tags: death

Murdering the murderer Read More

Reads: 53

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the death trap is the reason for deaths in the state of illinois. it is year 2056 and nathan maxwood gets chosen. after an unexpected victory, he must choose between saving his only friends and being hunted down and killed, or letting them rot in a cell and him have… Read More

Tags: death

Reads: 6535

Comments: 113

Shelves: 9

The Booksie Classic House

After barely escaping The Celestial City, class 3-f is back to school, completing missions and such. Once more, Erick and Elise are the teachers. This is the continuation of My Teacher, Death featuring more revelations and unlikely allies. Read More

Reads: 168

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

On the night Henrietta Bangs snuck out of her bedroom window, not realizing she would soon, like billions before her, join the dead, the full moon emitted a pale red rather than white light... Read More

Tags: fantasy, death

Poem / Non-Fiction

May 07, 2019

Reads: 117

Comments: 9

The Booksie Classic House

To Sami. March 2008--May 2019. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Tags: death, grief, mourning

Poem / Poetry

May 05, 2019

Reads: 87

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: death, poetry, life, poem

Something I wrote way back in the days (10.11.2007) Read More
Nina's understanding of life, and death, is changed when she discovers some very unusual flowers. Read More

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Have you been in a situation where life surprises you with death? How ironic and not really something I'd wish to experience ever. In all honesty, I did ask for a change because my life can't be placed next to the words 'thrilling and exciting'. It's boring as hell.… Read More
The death of the nanogenarian was celebrated as a festival by the whole village. Read More
Even Death can make mistakes he regrets. Read More

Tags: death, life

I have to fly without tears. Read More
When Joshua drowns to death, he meets his two sides, his devil and his angel. They take him on a journey through his life, encountering all the good and bad deeds he's done. Will his life be good enough to return to a human form on Earth, or will… Read More
This is simple story about a person's life turning upside down in a magical world. Read More
This is a continuation of Ted Kooser's "Abandoned Farmhouse" Read More
A young girl, enamored with her grandmother's skill of seeing auras, befriends Ovid--a Classicist's son and lover of the ocean's waves. I am planning on making this the beginning to a full length novel and would appreciate feedback! Read More
the world is at the end and everyone is dying around the world Read More

Tags: death, world

She sits at the window looking for who knows what but every day she sits and stares Read More

Tags: love, death, family

Poem / Poetry

April 27, 2019

Reads: 113

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A letter from one lover to another. Read More
The death of her father pushes Emily to have a difficult talk with her mother. Read More
This was written after the death of a friends father. Read More

Tags: love, death, family

Poem / Poetry

April 24, 2019

Reads: 56

Comments: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

When considering choices, we often forget: that which we resist, persists. (Image by Kevin Curtis) Read More

Tags: death

Flash Fiction Summer 2019 Writing Contest

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