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Does a belief in an afterlife bring people comfort during their time of grief? Read More
As the autumn leaves sweep the eves of an old house, an old woman lies quietly in the shadows, neglected for perhaps a few days too long. Death creeps upon us. Read More

Poem / Romance

June 01, 2020

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Comments: 3

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In the evenings, I take walks that last 5-7 miles. On my way about an hour ago, this is what I came across. Read More

Tags: death, sadness, birds

A short tale of a girl who has been fighting for peace her entire life and will soon meet her demise. At the final moment of her life, a peculiar person in black comforts her for the last time. Read More
Ian Shadoe, a young orphan savvy to the sea port of Hadaad, takes his chances with a thieving job that could make or break him, while reflecting on what his future holds for him. Read More
No summary needed Read More

Reads: 102

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Something a little more personal, but also almost like a theme to how I write. Read More

Reads: 69

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

In a few moments, the Great Sleep will be your eternity forever. Read More
Poem about the loss of my best friend and loyal dog companion, Poppy, who I didn't get the chance to say goodbye to due to Covid-19. Read More
After Lienna Lockhart late mother died from the COVID virus. But as she gets home she gets a unsettling call from someone from the afterlife. Things happen around the house as she is slowly turning into madness when something is with her in the house. Read More
On the way to the funeral of his daughter, a father thinks back to the life they had and how it all ended. Simple as that. Isn't it...? Read More
A couple in love, a moment that tears their world apart and five words that forever haunt her. Read More

Tags: loss, death, sad

After the recently departing of her mother. Lienna Lockhart returns home that night she lives alone she suddenly gets a phone call from someone. The caller ID was very familiar. She answered and horrible things began to erupt in the house. Read More
After the tragic loss of her father, Melanie has been trying to move forward. Sadly, his passing has left her expecting the worst in every circumstance. After graduating from college, she and her friend, Alex, both take to the waters of the Washington coast to enjoy an afternoon of canoeing.… Read More
A poem about being a parent yet losing yours and how life will evolve from that moment. Read More

Tags: love, loss, death, pain, parents

A flash fiction set in a train station during the late 1940's. Lovers journey ends in a surprise. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 22, 2020

Reads: 85

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Something that I wrote for my creative writing class a while back. The assignment was to write an abecedarian poem and this is the result. Let me know what you think. Read More
When everything is said and done, what are we, but a memory. Read More

Tags: death

Dedicated to Steve Cash (1979-2020) who took his own life on April 16, 2020. Read More

Reads: 69

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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This is a poem that I wrote in memory of my boyfriend that I lost in a car accident 3 years ago. One of the most difficult things I've ever had to go through, but I have always used writing as a way to express myself and my emotions. So… Read More
Dedicated to Jon Pertwee (1919-1996) Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 19, 2020

Reads: 49

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

About an hour ago while walking on a narrow road along a wooded cliff, I saw a dead deer. It's life taken by human indifference. I let a cop know and he told me it happened the night before. Just that animal control is short staffed cause of the coronavirus. Read More

Tags: death, animals, humans

Another of my young Wandering Thoughts! Read More
I am an Isolated Senior, due to COVID 19 orders and restrictions. I've been alone for 21 years due to my disability and lack of human companionship and contact - no socialization or friends, new to California. It is imperative that people maintain contact with those who live alone by… Read More

Reads: 133

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

something unforeseen is on its way towards the people of the publishing house's office staff. what happens when one amongst them is murdered. she was quite, she was shy and sweet. who could have done it? why? -- I heavily breathed as the ligature with which I was strangling her… Read More

Reads: 93

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Imagination Station House

Jackson gets an unexpected ride home after a night out in the city. Read More

Tags: death, life, humanity, city

I'm still grieving, because life is devastating. Read More

Tags: death, tw

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