Desperation stories, books, poems, and more

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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

Reads: 38

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / True Confessions

September 11, 2018

Reads: 82

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

Reads: 130

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 125

Comments: 19

Shelves: 2

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: 101

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: 102

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

Poem / Romance

September 24, 2017

Reads: 124

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A human reflects upon the life aboard a ship, forever floating through space 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

Poem / Poetry

July 21, 2017

Reads: 142

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Desperation Read More

Tags: desperation

Reads: 208

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A short story written for the Booksie Flash Fiction competition. Read More
A short story of drugs, desperation, cops, and users. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 08, 2016

Reads: 200

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes, it's the only haven I've got. Read More
This is a small part of a lager story that I am writing, I'm just curious what people think of it Read More
a short poem on love, as indefinable as it may be Read More
Being chased, and you cannot escape. Beaten with blame and they cannot forgive. Read More
Love is a beautiful and dangerous emotion - it can lift us with hope or drown us with despair, fill us with happiness or sadness or anger. It can be a friend or a foe. (This is a type of sequel to my previous poem, The Moments) Read More
Please, sweetie just give me what I need! Read More

Reads: 465

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Three honorable men in three desperate situations are offered a way out. But at what price? Read More
This is an autobiographical story about the time I spent in a children's mental hospital in Western Europe when I was 13. It's the first 'real' story I've ever written, so I'd love some pointers. Read More
Just something that I had to write as I could not sleep, and well it's been a while since I tried writing to help sort out my thoughts. I also hope this is insightful and inspiring to my brothers and sisters that I'll later send this too.love you guys Read More

Reads: 337

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

“This story was actually a story I wrote to get rid of a bit of depression I was feeling. My stories provide me with a world where I can be anything. I can become whatever I want, whoever I want and from that place I write emotions. To be honest… Read More
Bloody drool lands on dry gravel so close to my face. My crackled voice mutters for mercy. Read More
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