Death stories, books, poems, and more

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Enslaved by the Beast Read More

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"Once again, temoc 1 sol, you have perfectly captured the darker side of street life. The lures, the traps, the regrets, they are all here. Well ..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 22, 2019

I'm so hurt...dying, why is my life so painful? Will depression continue to haunt me? I hate life. I hate myself. Wish I weren't here right now. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 20, 2019

Reads: 101

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Always beginning again. Read More
although the guises may differ, people who study history are no less doomed to repeat it than those who don’t. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 18, 2019

Reads: 77

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

The author of this 144 word etheree poem tells about his roommate leaving with a mature woman for the weekend only to have something bad happen to the couple on the next day. Read More

Tags: dark, death, life, etheree, misc

This event was very sad, and I share my opinion on it in this little essay. Read More
This story is set during the medieval ages where individuals have magical capabilities. The current setting is set during a quadrennial war between two nations. This story revolves around a veteran's journey way home and conveys how the consequences of his actions during the war take place at his home.… Read More
"I've noticed the attraction townsfolk have for Urban Legends, and I've come to realize that these fictional stories are actually good for you because they keep you out of the dark, where the real threat thrives." Zander Staff discovers his incredible, yet horrific, gift to know the deathly fate of… Read More
The bare truth! Read More

Tags: death, god, soul, kind

Reads: 157

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In a dystopian America in the year 2168, five teens try to survive the Game, a contest in which they're forced to time-travel to the worst events in world history. In progress. Not sure how many chapters there'll be, and it's not great, but it's alright. There'll probably be AROUND… Read More
An experiment in the underground caves of rural Australia unleashes a power so great that the only solution seems - well - nowhere. If the anti-substance isn't found fast, then the world will burn down FAST. What will Maxwell Darstan do? Read More
Having gone to an ex's funeral, here's how it goes. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 09, 2019

Reads: 126

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: death, fear

A guy's mother experiences something when she has a look at an old picture of herself and her husband in this four line poem. Read More

Poem / Other

March 09, 2019

Reads: 165

Comments: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: death, nightmares

Reads: 1015

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Crystal was born into a family of assasssins, and by judgement of the boss at the time she was made the first female assassin. She was found to be a prodigy with the ability to apply everything she's experienced in life to her work extremely well. The thing is,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 08, 2019

Reads: 115

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

"You'll be next." She told me, no goodbye. Read More
Dedicated to Clive Swift (1936-2019) who died on February 1, 2019. Read More
This horror story centers on the mystery behind the disappearance of the Larsen Montgomery expedition to the Artic in 1880 and why everybody disappeared. This story is told in flashback by use of old letters and is also told in the present time. Although labeled Horror, this story is more… Read More
Dedicated to Agnes Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013. Read More

Reads: 187

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Alexandra Layne

"A powerful piece. The words you’ve chosen truly contribute to the dark, ghostly mood of the poem. Well done." Read More

Reads: 93

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: death, family

Reads: 119

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Something from deep inside the heart. Cover art © by Yaoyao Ma Van As Read More

Poem / Fantasy

March 05, 2019

Reads: 127

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Written for one of my OCs in the Wizarding World. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 04, 2019

I wrote this when I was lost for happy words Read More

Tags: love, death, life, romeo, juliet

Poem / Poetry

March 03, 2019

Reads: 87

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

- At times, it’s easy to slip into a child’s fantasy and ask: “My doG, is this really humanity at its best?” Of course, we’re grown ups, right? Kids are just… suffering our lack of maturity. Sure. Yet, we can’t admit our innate ability to rationalize what death is, and… Read More

Tags: death

Flash Fiction Summer 2019 Writing Contest

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