Displacement stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

A glitch on a satellite image or never before seen natural wonder? A civilization lost beneath the ice. Power not of this earth hidden within a maze of ancient ruins and pyramids. Molly O'Rourke finds herself stranded in a place she never dreamed existed, broken and hurt after a fall… Read More
Personal Poem about feelings of displacement and longing Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem about how the natural world is impeded upon by the artificial advancement of man. How the lack of appreciation for nature allows us to take for granted the changing of the seasons, and the emotional toll it can take. It also shows how an equivalent emotional… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "This Never Happened Before" Read More

Short Story / Other

November 05, 2011

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The Booksie Classic House

Scheckie finds a job at the diner with Ruby and Chef Belsen and a room for himself and Squiggles, abandoned puppy, at Mrs. Cutin's rooming house and in the end knows he's being as good a boy as the lady Miriam at the Home could have wished. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A young Somali man in his early twenties, living in London, purchases a copy of Chambers English dictionary at a book sale. He has no idea why. He begins to be drawn to its study and develops an intimacy that leads him to experience the words beyond his wildest imagination.… Read More
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