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Poem / Poetry

November 11, 2019

Reads: 36

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Throughout our lives, experiences and influences change and strengthen us. Our very existence can alter our thoughts and outlook on life. This poem is about finding and cherishing your inner strength. It is about self respect. Read More
The Horrors of St. Anne's By Jorge Barrera C.B.C. News March 29, 2018 "Then there was the disappearance of three boys: John Kioki, 14, and Michel Matinas, 11, both from Attawapiskat, and Michael Sutherland, 13, from Weemisk. The trio left St. Anne’s with a fourth boy in the early morning… Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

October 27, 2019

I will call this piece of writing, this poem, “The Flame.” Never underestimate the power of individuals. Never underestimate the potential of a single step. Read More

Reads: 280

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

My husband and I did everything together. There was nothing that he would not let me help him do, and we had so much fun doing things together. When my husband suddenly died in 1997, I was determined to use what he had taught me to take care of our… Read More

Featured Review by Chuck Bartok

"Your writing style is infectious. Looking forward to more." Read More

What happens when you're lost in your own illusions...? Read More

Reads: 1406

Comments: 12

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 164

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The dreamscape House

She was kidnapped by a tribe who betrayed friendship. Driven by what may befall her, Thagnar risks his life and tribal respect of the tribe when they refuse to help free Taqque. A strong will must defy a danger laden trek to rescue the woman of his life. Would one… Read More
Though not uncommon for rock climbers to start in predawn darkness, one was about to challenge his sensorial awareness beyond the norm. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

October 19, 2018

no matter what struggles you go through you can always come back stronger no matter what as long as you try. people will doubt you but you cant doubt youself Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2018

Reads: 196

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

This is a fun little poem I wrote a long time ago about not giving up on relationships when they get tough and loving people for everything they are, even the ugly parts. Read More

Reads: 129

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An analogical view between tabletop games and mental health. Read More
story of a young man shown through candid moments, in order to reveal the perservation and drive he contains. Read More

Reads: 202

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reason is still playing a strong part in our lives. A short poem. Read More
Working while studying is very difficult set up but because of determination and will to finish another course and to have professional license,I need to sacrifice my time, my schedule to achieve this goals. In the end the fruit of my efforts and sacrifices has paid off. … Read More
We as people have faced many troubles, but that does not mean we are broken. We just need to learn to love again as we once did when life was at our highest point for us. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 12, 2017

Some people have more than enough, and do very little. Some people don't have that much, and do a lot. Who are you? Read More
This short story is about Jamabo, a doctor in Niger, Africa and Abasiama a young girl from Niger, Africa who visits Jamabo only to discover that she is destined to be a doctor. Will Jamabo be able to help Abasiama? Read More

Miscellaneous / Other

September 05, 2017

Reads: 324

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Prespective of Mr Happy:-) Read More

Reads: 787

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The 6th round is a story of overcoming adversity, a true underdog story. Follow the story of an aging boxer as he attempts to fight in the heavyweight division. Read More
when ivy, a young teenage girl, has a desire for a kitten, she will do anything to prove her mom she can handle the responsibility. Read More
Thabo was due to marry his long term fiancé. He looked forward to it, but he had to finish his degree program first. His lady would not marry him unless he got a job. Thabo failed his final year and had to repeat. He did so for the second time… Read More
This is a story about a guy who can't say his feelings to the girl he loves, can he ever find a way to say it? What happens when that Guys finds himself in a situation between two girls? the one he likes and the other one who admires him.… Read More
Do this and you won't have to fear anything ever again.. Read More

Poem / Romance

December 22, 2016

Reads: 551

Comments: 9

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

A poem I wrote back in April. Something authentic. Read More
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