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Dreams are our escape from the reality before us, around us and inside us. They are a respite from the insaneness and the maddening daily existence that assaults are sensibilities and our lucidity. It is the escape valve for our insecurity and our anxieties. Read More

Essay / Fantasy

June 12, 2021

Reads: 24

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The night brings me the dreams that let me escape into nothingness. To a place that no one knows and where no one can follow me. To a place where time does not exist, and where I can be anyone or anything. I can be a gust of wind on… Read More
A short poem for those who wish to live forever. Read More
He had been stranded in a closed-in-cave for two years after running away from his master. But he would escape. Again. Inspired by prompt: “create an imaginative text with a central voice that conveys hope or redemption” Read More
The Great Escape is about a group of kids that go to Hershey, PA's theme park on an ordinary day...but get an EXTRAORDINARY experience. Read More
Entrapped by an AI that forces him to complete seemingly useless tasks in hope of one day to escape. Exploring the cruel relationship and betrayal between an AI that at first is seemingly friendly, but reveals its sinister beliefs as the story progresses. Trust nobody, not even yourself. Read More
A girl who didn't follow their footsteps... Read More
Cyril with Elaine must get their group out of danger and to a new safe land but time is against them. Read More
He is trying to get away from prison. How in the world is he going to do that? Read More
This time I'll hold you close. My poem. Read More

Reads: 89

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: escape, deja-vu

Reads: 194

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Katie Chase was just serving out her detention when a beaker spilled on one of the Scholastic Decathlon students. Now, the entire high school is on lockdown, quarantined together, as the CDC works quickly to figure out what infection this is and if the students can ever leave safely. When… Read More
He is in great danger. He has to run away somehow. What is he going to do? Read More

Tags: prison, danger, escape

A middle-aged man attempting suicide takes a room in a boarding house on the New Jersey shore during the height of summer, and encounters a woman who tries to seduce him into embracing life. A wrenching emotional journey. (Two-character stage play) Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 21, 2020

Reads: 129

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Picture by Susu Laroche (Flickr) Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 18, 2020

Reads: 105

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash. Read More

Tags: escape, war-zone

Reads: 255

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: escape, madness, shock

Poem / Poetry

September 22, 2020

Reads: 153

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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This is a sequel to Eye of the Hurricane, showing the "villain" from that story in prison and other characters from the past story. Read More

Tags: heroes, prison, escape

Layla King was a secret. Nobody knew about her for sixteen years. Her life was to be lived by staying indoors and never telling a soul. When her brother Bryant accidentally tells a friend he has a sister, people start asking questions. After the police find her in an old… Read More

Reads: 262

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Flash Fiction Fun House

It begins with an escape. This is the Aten's world, an entity that steals the powers of celestial bodies. To stay, is to die... Read More

Tags: sun, escape, comet, aten

Tarkov is a ruined city, where PMC's (Private Military Contractors), fight over resources and information. Locals, called "Scavs" work to both defend their former home, and to hoard their own wealth. However, there's a darker undertone for everything happening in these ruins. Read More
Noa is an altered child with spliced DNA to have supernatural abilities, made in a place called The Factory. Other children, like Noa, are made purely to battle to the death as a betting tool for gambling purposes. Noa finds out that friends turn into foes and the foes have… Read More
Vince and Meixiang, their looks now defiled by underground plastic surgeons, take advantage of this by seeking out a person who can help them get to Mexico. Randall is confronted by an old flame. John decides to cooperate with the feds without a deal in writing. Read More
I fell into quicksand up to my waist at the water’s edge of the Pacific Ocean. The tide was coming in. If I did not get out of the quicksand in the next few minutes... Read More
He has come across a very mysterious man. What is he? What is he planing to do? Read More

Tags: love, torture, escape, jail

He is in an unknown place. Everywhere is dark and mysterious.Who is who here? Read More

Tags: mystery, escape, jail

Vince and Meixiang are forced by Randall to do a series of humiliating chores for him and conspires to escape Randall’s grasp. Detectives Jones and Penniman search for Vince, Ashton, Randall and Meixiang. Ashton is tasked with expanding business in Dallas but has trouble initially. Read More
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