Dying stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

This book looks into the spiritual background of what really happens to our loved ones - or anybody else - when they leave earthly life behind. It is dedicated to comforting the bereaved and it makes no difference whether it is for a human being or beloved animal friends. Read More

Reads: 194

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

We are all just one step away on any given day Read More

Tags: death, dying

I’m gearing up for my final act Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

A stream of thought, as I sat and thought about the world around me, and how I am without the power to change anything, but can only watch and wait until the heart and soul of my country beats no more. Read More
Journal entry that inspired HJ Furl’s ‘them’. Thought I’d post this, because after my next blog post on Booksie, it’ll be wiped away, and if someone was inspired by it, I thought ‘why not have it posted indefinitely’. Read More

Tags: death, dying, life

Reads: 245

Comments: 7

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The Booksie Classic House

A mood piece about life, death, time, and memory. Read More

Featured Review by ThoughtfulReader

"This is a wonderfully crafted piece. It feels very emotional and nostalgic. Fantastic work here. " Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Late one misty night An old steam train's rolling by, Stopping for the newly dead Or those about to die. Read More
There is evil in the air. You can sense it, hear it, feel it. It is in the sound and agony of our dying democracy, and in the disruption and division caused by the eruption of a new divisive and provocative nation, conceived in lies, deceit and treachery. Read More
There is evil in the air. You can sense it, hear it, feel it. It is in the sound and agony of our dying democracy and in the emergence of a new nation, conceived in lies, deceit and treachery. Read More
Well, upon contemplation of inevitable endings, lots of thoughts burble about. Here in this poem are some of them, with a big 'F**k You!" to fate. Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

February 12, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

Everyone knows that anxiety feeling where you no longer can catch your breathe and you’re sitting there at home trying to calm yourself down and it just won’t work like it feels like you’re dying and you no longer have control over anything..yeah... Read More

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The Review Chain House

Death listens to the story of an old man she was about to reap. Read More
A short advice on how to prepare for what’s sure in this world. We all know we will die one day, so let’s prepare to let go now. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

If you only had three years to live, and the final two would be spent bedridden and in constant pain - what would you do? Read More
the joyous arrival of the Messiah and His impartial love for all Read More
Will loses his father. Read More
A short story about two friends coming to terms about one of them dying and a last ditch adventure for the both of them Read More

Tags: dying

Short Story / Other

April 22, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

my veins turned scarlet, melting down my skin and turning it into pen ink. Read More
Left Unsaid is a letter left to a family after the untimely death of their daughter. It reveals the soul-bearing truth of everything she never told them, but wished she had. Read More

Tags: love, dying, sad, eulogy, unsaid

Reads: 508

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

My throat was dry, shards of glass sharp against it, cutting against the edges to try and let the water in. Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

January 11, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

My heart weighed heavy in my chest, and I wondered what it would feel like to sink, to be less than I was. Read More
A bit of discretion is advised, I'm known for writing on dark topics. But this one has a mention that may upset religious readers. Keep that in mind. Read More

Tags: dying, end, earth, humanity

Description of myself. Read More
I don't remember why I chose this title Read More

Tags: family, dying, pain, grief

Poem / Poetry

January 10, 2019

Reads: 417

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I had a friend who recently moved, so I put the feelings I had about it into a poem. Read More

Tags: dying, pain, hopes

Poem / Poetry

September 13, 2018

Reads: 457

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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