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Poem / Poetry

December 09, 2019

Reads: 53

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: dream, escape, think

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"A really beautiful piece of writing, Joy, one that catches a magical moment." Read More

Being a philosophic parable that tries to answer the question "Why did humans evolve this way?", this short story was published in 2003 (Yerevan, Armenia), republished in 2014 (Toronto, Canada), and became a finalist of Open Eurasia Literary Contest 2019. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2019

Reads: 92

Comments: 8

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Featured Review by ivy lena

"A truly brilliant piece of writing." Read More

Don't we all want to escape life sometimes? Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 27, 2019

Reads: 106

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: Ardalan Hamedani on Unsplash. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

August 20, 2019

Reads: 155

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem with some feelings of sadness, being stuck, venting through words. Read More

Reads: 165

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A short story written for and inspired by the cover. Book cover by: Ammad Malik Profile: Designed-Up Portfolio: www.designedup.weebly.com Read More

Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"A beautiful message about staying true to yourself, even when the rest of the world wants or sees you as someone else. I think it's one of the ..." Read More

Reads: 122

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

This short story is inspired by the song 'Run Boy Run' by Woodkid, and it's accompanying video. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Featured Review by AdamCarlton

"A metaphor for a corrupt society, repulsive even to the natural world. Give us the strength to be that non-conformist! " Read More

Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Featured Review by Joe Stuart

"I don't know what the cover pic would have been Hully, but this story needed no extra support. I was entranced the whole way through. For me, th..." Read More

A humorous tale of how a man's curiosity took him on a most extraordinary adventure. Read More
He meets a mysterious girl. Who is she? What is she trying to do? Read More

Tags: love, mystery, escape

The story of Carl's desperate escape Read More

Tags: murder, run, escape, flee, raid

Just my way to escape from my mind Read More
Story about a boy and why he takes the train. (Picture taken from Flash Fiction Summer 2019 Writing Contest) Read More
A lonely man named Peter built a hotel to have people visiting him. Peter kidnap all the hotel guests and keep them prisoner. Peter forced them be his friends. Peter warn the hotel guests he will kill them if they... Read More
Kevin's dad never should have brought out the Burning Schoolhouse on fireworks night. Read More

Tags: fear, kids, danger, escape

Reads: 153

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sweet Alice, don't go. Cover pic: sandra-seitamaa-1218810-unsplash Read More

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"Wow, Hully, this is wicked! A very dark, alternative Alice full of suspense and menace. Oh, and that ending. Brilliant!" Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

March 09, 2019

Reads: 150

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: escape

Sittin' on the dock of the bay, yadda-yadda-yaddah Read More
He is being pursued. Who is following him and why? What is going to happen to him now? Read More

Tags: escape, spy, pursuit

Poem / Humor

January 07, 2019

Reads: 105

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: escape

Book / Thrillers

January 01, 2019

Reads: 278

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A desperate escape attempt for a wrongly convicted person. And that person is only a kid. A kid sentenced to life in the worst prison ever conceivable, conjured up from the pits of hell itself. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

December 06, 2018

Reads: 222

Comments: 16

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

Short Story / Flash Fiction

November 18, 2018

Reads: 205

Comments: 8

The The Imaginarium House

Short story inspired by the Flash Fiction prompt 'ESCAPE' Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

October 13, 2018

Reads: 226

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I've just got to make it over that bridge. Read More

Reads: 212

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Some of us think that 'love' is a joke. A short poem. Read More

Tags: love, hurt, follow, escape

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