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This is a story about loss and life. George just turned 50 and doesn't know what to do with his life anymore. One day, he decides to return to the retirement home where his mom has been living for many years. He dreads going there, for his mom has absolutely… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 07, 2020

Tags: hope, despair, hurt

Genre: Acrostic Couplet spelling “Daily Revelations”. This piece is centralized around: depression, loneliness, hurt, and emotional demise. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 10, 2020

Reads: 86

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

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Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2020

Reads: 142

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Always there Read More

Reads: 229

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: despair, solution

I get it's sometimes hard. Remember that you are not alone. It might really feel like it, that no matter if you cry out your lungs, it won't get better. I haven't made it far enough to say that it will get better, but I'm hoping with you. ~No matter… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 09, 2020

Reads: 86

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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An Exorcism of sorts. For Kimbo Read More

Reads: 63

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Telling your doctor you no longer want to live, and although he will may lose a few bucks, it is better that your personal misery and loneliness end. It makes sense really, and why should unhappy people endure their misery? It's too, too cruel. Read More

Tags: despair

A Dream.. no matter how much of it could be recovered, it will never be a reality. Read More
A flash fiction short story about coal mining in Appalachia many years ago. Read More

Tags: despair, work, harsh, poor, coal

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"This is so well written. You paint a very vivid picture with your descriptions." Read More

Short Story / Romance

May 01, 2020

Reads: 114

Comments: 2

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A man standing in a dune pan, at the end of solo bike ride, watching a couple dancing in the surf of the ocean Read More

Tags: love, fiction, despair

In Mutant Town, in the year 2020, everything is as peaceful as it can be. Here, all kinds of "freaks" who got their powers from a toxic acid are appreciated, friendships and relationships are finally safe to make and there are no more wars since all dictators are gone. It… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 11, 2020

Musings when the time is low. Read More

Tags: despair, courage

Reads: 93

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I had three different poems going and couldn't figure out why I was having such a hard time finishing them. Then it occurred to me that they all had the same theme. So I pasted them all into one page, made the styles match, and voila, one poem out of… Read More

Reads: 173

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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Jack's life spirals out of control, is he a victim or a fool? Read More

Reads: 130

Comments: 1

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One of the best ways to help someone in a deep addiction is to show them something better. Read More

Reads: 122

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Trapped in a four-walled hell, Frank, a fabricated version of yourself, is all that keeps you company. Stone walls surround you in all directions with no doors or windows in sight. Can you escape the prison or will you drive yourself mad as you rot within the walls? Read More
SUSPENSE, DESPAIR, HUMOR, LIFE-CHANGING, EMOTIONAL, TRIUMPH, UPLIFTING, LIFE-CHALLENGE A young, beautiful, and intelligent woman was born with a withered arm. Circumstances force her to make a choice: keep it or lose it. Read More

Reads: 160

Comments: 7

Shelves: 4

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Reads: 262

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Is depression a way to happiness, to love, to salvation of anything? Sometimes, I got really baffled by the amount of depression going on in this site or in the world in general.... Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 20, 2019

Reads: 193

Comments: 8

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Poem / Poetry

November 05, 2019

Reads: 196

Comments: 4

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Absorb me Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

October 27, 2019

Reads: 154

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

On the eve of grandpas death. Read More

Tags: death, hope, life, despair

On the eve of grandpas death. Read More

Tags: death, hope, life, despair

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