Desperation stories, books, poems, and more

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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

Cover image: unsplash Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 24, 2019

Reads: 137

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

Reads: 134

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
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: 142

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / True Confessions

September 11, 2018

Reads: 208

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: 258

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

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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: 246

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

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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: 279

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: 253

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: desperation

Reads: 419

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: 294

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
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