Desert stories, books, poems, and more

251 results

This is a story about a man who hears a fallen meteor crash into the ground near his house. Then the change happens as it follows another story that mends it altogether. Read More

Book / Other

August 08, 2018

Reads: 248

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Russell is living in wastelands, and so are his enemies. With supplies being the main source of power and weapons keeping control of that power, it's not so easy for him to survive on his own. Especially when he owns something thousands would kill for. Read More
Our first encounter was nearly a decade ago - as of today - when I met Your frail tender body on the crib. My approach; Careful. Wanting to touch Your pudgy silky minuscule hand, I dared not - Wary I could destroy It at the slightest breath. With later… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 24, 2018

Reads: 28

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Someone remind me of this poem in August when I'm (probably not literally) dying of heatstroke and wondering why anyone would ever want to live in the desert. Who cares about the heat? It's pretty at nighttime. Read More

Tags: night, desert, sounds

Poem / Romance

June 07, 2018

Reads: 28

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Not your average structured piece of writing Read More
A chapter from the story of the fictional nation of Wensimbi, told from the perspective of four different characters. The annual address of Lethabo Dlamini, leader of Wensimbi, will not end like they expect. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 17, 2018

Reads: 18

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: nice, desert

Reads: 59

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Josie Metcalf is back again, hunting for black-eyed children because they nearly killed her. She is about to learn that there are other things in the world just as dangerous and menacing as the black-eyed children. Read More

Reads: 122

Comments: 7

Shelves: 4

The The Imaginarium House

This short story is based upon an idea JackCrawford and I came up with. Prompt: A man located in a time-proof building has the ability to send small boxes or pods to any point in time in order to change history. Read More

Book / Other

February 27, 2018

Reads: 1653

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a partial poem I found in my journal from 2017, decided to revisit it and finish it off Read More

Tags: desert

O’Llenodecaca San is a struggling American Poet who has drifted aimlessly about America and the globe in quest of inspiration in locations and situations where even the blindest and deafest could easily could find enough inspiration for a lifetime and he has come up empty handed. This,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 08, 2017

Reads: 73

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The desert can be such a beautiful place. Read More

Tags: nature, desert

Author's voice About few months ago, writing was not at my top list then one night I woke up. I'm writing, it didn't make any sense but I am writing. Background information on the book This story is inspired by those people who are struggling to survive in… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2017

Reads: 32

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Book / Fantasy

September 28, 2017

Reads: 2030

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Fantasy Realm House

Following the royal family and its retinue, the Absent Empire, who fled their native continent over 1,000 years ago, is under siege. Enemies described as savages are at the southern shores and advancing north. Highspire, the young desert capital, sits far away from the invasion but may eat itself alive… Read More
Set nearly thirty years after the timeline of my series Burden, The lost Treasure of Gezmek follows the life of Earl Dregguard and his hunt to find Vatan's most sought after treasure. Read More
A traveler, armed with a revolver, is on a mission to hunt a mysterious mage in an endless desert. Unfortunately for him, the situation is much less black and white than he always preferred. Read More

Reads: 142

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever roamed in a desert? If no, then find out what it is like, and see what camels can do! Read More

Reads: 232

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

You, (the main character) are stolen from your home by the rulers of the world, Google Inc. It its your job to defeat them and get home. W.I.P. Read More
The story of a man not belonging to his world, carving a way for himself and his friends. A slightly fantasy twist to a game I really like. Read More

Reads: 249

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Lenny and Heather are off on a road trip but things aren't going quite as planned. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 31, 2017

Reads: 203

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short 1 min poem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 30, 2016

Reads: 81

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short piece about a desert. Read More

Tags: words, sun, heat, desert, oasis

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