Desperation stories, books, poems, and more

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The cries of desperation haunt the winds of time that drift upon the cliffs and dales, and upon the waves that pound against the bluffs that bear the scars of time. Read More
In the land of lost hope Only the broken-hearted stay, Too beaten down by life To even try running away. Read More
We have seen the face of desperation, and heard the muted cries of desolation. They are condemned, detained and judged enemies of the state. Yet the faces resemble the people that surround me, and the cries sound like the whimpers of despair that I myself have uttered in times of… Read More
I have seen the desperation, despondency and fear as huddled masses step into the abyss of the cold and winding specter of their dream. I have felt the draining energy of their despair oozing through the pores that expose their soul. The fertile valley beyond the river’s bank a witness… Read More

Article / Other

April 03, 2021

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I should've told you Read More
the first chapter.. Read More

Tags: desperation

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Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image:pixabay.com. Read More
Life is short but my story is long. I want to put myself out there to tell you anything is possible! Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 04, 2020

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

How it feels to live with chronic pain and illness, finding no help or relief from doctors Read More
He wasn't giving up exactly, it's just tough times! Read More

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Comments: 3

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The Booksie Classic House

The workplace has become a no-holds-barred Colosseum devoid of compassion. Everybody wants to climb the career ladder. Tired of being a pen-pusher, we crave something to jar us from our fossilizing stasis - even though it might mean defenestrating our own human nature backwards through a window and watching the… Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

September 02, 2019

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Comments: 8

The Booksie Classic House

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Poem / Poetry

January 24, 2019

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Short poem about being lost inside our own mind and feeling empty Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 20, 2019

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Comments: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

This is a poem that I wrote to illustrate the complex yet irrational emotion that come after losing a loved one suddenly Read More
The last part of "RFA?!", written from Black's perspective. Recommend to first read "Ready For Action?!" & "Ready For Action?!- Before the End" for full experience Read More
This was written 20+ years ago after leaving suddenly the abusive father of my children (towards me) - and the confusion of our 4 year old son and the longing for the love he held for his father. The Dailey questions and the saddness he expressed - I had to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 29, 2018

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / True Confessions

September 11, 2018

Reads: 449

Comments: 16

Shelves: 5

The Vintage Publishing House

Welcome to my world... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 03, 2018

What will it take for you to finally notice me? To finally understand what I've done for you?? Read More

Short Story / Other

August 03, 2018

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Comments: 4

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The The Imaginarium House

Alan and Lizzie celebrate the birth of their first, and longed for, child, but Lizzie finds motherhood unexpectedly challenging. While the characters are fictional, the story is based on a real life situation. Read More

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Comments: 19

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The Vintage Publishing House

I do my best not go through with this... Read More
Inspired by one of my favorite subjects: Prosopagnosia. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 28, 2018

Reads: 476

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about isolation, a feeling of loneliness. A prisoner of his own mind. Read More
This one here is about literally feeling like sh*t, impotent and useless around everyone. So yeah. Pretty harsh Read More

Poem / Horror

January 16, 2018

Reads: 492

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Poetry House

TRIGGER WARNING - Dark poem about suicide and selfharm. Read More
The story of a man named Whyatt is told through various POVs, most of which is told non-linearly and in reverse. Whyatt is a man who will do anything to survive, even lie. Read More
A man's desperation to meet his love, his disbelief towards love are no more existent; his love towards her is not only magical but also responsible. Another man's gut to correct his sin and reunite his love to the person whom she loved and a girl who changed herself so… Read More
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