Escapism stories, books, poems, and more

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Dandelions In The Wind, like floating memories scattering here and there like dandelions, a recollection of Jinya's memories and her unrequited love from pre-university, James. Read More

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Comments: 10

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

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

A lonely gamer is forced to take a hard look at his wasted life when he no longer has access to his escape from reality. Read More

Reads: 251

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

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Making like Alice! Cover by Booksie's own Markie Bee. https://www.booksie.com/users/markie-bee-223538 Read More

Poem / Humor

August 21, 2018

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Comments: 1

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When I was a kid I was always up for an adventure. This is a tale about when my friend and I built a hang-glider and flew it off a slagheap. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 15, 2017

Reads: 478

Comments: 1

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Done chasing dreams Let the nightmares catch up with me. Read More
A satirical view on escapism, and a comment on life of the common man. Read More
A man gains a new perspective on life when a break down leaves him stranded in the night. Read More
Breaking the law can be a fun way of earning a living, until your luck runs out. Read More
Melancholy city! Aka the The Infinite city, home to an infinite amount of stories to tell within it, but no one can tell the story of the city itself... Read More

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Comments: 1

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Amazing, and I am a bore. Read More
All around the world burning children are showing the glowing, radiant, brilliant true colours and are going to let their souls burn. Is it the start of a revolution? Are they saviors? Are they good? Or do they work for a service of evil? All we know, is their name.… Read More
A day of my life, wherein I try to escape reality in all kinds of ways. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 05, 2012

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Comments: 1

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Relaxing over a drink of an evening my mind escapes. Read More
A melancholic poem about escapism and existentialism. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 20, 2012

A poem about escapism in a false desire! Read More
This story is partly based on a friend's (and partly mine, for that matter) relationship with his computer games console. Gaming tends to be popular amongst those who seek escapism. For many, such as my unnamed friend, escapism only becomes an excuse to ignore responsibilities and real life. Read More
A piece that deals with grief and salvation Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 02, 2011

Escapism,the act of retreating from reality and into fantasy. After an incident, Bellegoth is taken to a place for kids like her.But the place is evil. Bellegoth teams up with others and plan to escape. But the evil is in both their reality and fantasy and they have to defeat… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 27, 2011

Reads: 202

Comments: 1

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daydreaming, monotiny of everyday Read More
Secrets and lies What a surprise hiding the truth can be murder.... How far will you go for someone you barely know? In university Jessica Sampson has spotlight for being a know it all. Bright as a spark, stubborn and witty. Unlike the other 'mannequins' at school Jess's quest to… Read More
A story from Lasthiel, the land just beyond the dark side of the moon in Othremien (the lost galaxy). A mystery, a dream and a fantasy. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2010

Metaphor for workplace conflicts and how they ultimately effect one unfortunate employee. Read More

Reads: 291

Comments: 1

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A short poem based on the word "escapism". I had fun writing this, but i had to cut out some bits. Oh well. Enjoy. Read More
A bilingual oddity written at three in the morning one hot August night, in somewhat of a stupor after listening to The Cure for three hours. Please enjoy and review. :) Read More

Script / Other

July 22, 2008

Reads: 485

Comments: 3

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Short tale of man who chooses reality over fantasy. Read More
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