Existential stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

"Do you believe in monsters, Elek?" Elek tilted his head in confusion, knitting his eyebrows together and swallowing hard. "Uh, no, not really. They're just stories you tell to children to keep them in bed through the night."As he finished, Ambrus huffed, amused. "What if I were to tell… Read More

Script / Other

March 27, 2018

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Well-placed and familiar characters face existential crises, realization, and enlightenment in an abstract screenplay about free will. Read More

Short Story / Other

November 01, 2017

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A desperate musing into the futility of life and the contradiction of infinity. Read More

Short Story / Horror

October 31, 2017

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A short story about freedom. Read More
First person narrative of a depressed man's experience with isolation and neglect Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 02, 2016

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A short poem about monotony and tedium of what we are told is the perfect life. Read More
A poem about how we perceive time if we get lost in daily routines. Read More
This story is about a man deconstruction his past and evaluating his future in the last ten minutes of his childhood before he turns 18 and reaches adulthood. Read More

Tags: existential

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A being is suddenly manifested into existence with a fully formed mind equal to that of a grown human. This being has no idea what it means to exist and is lost in a universe with seemingly nothing inside it except this being and it's own mind. Read More
just a doohickey about extisential indentity crises. Read More

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Poem / Poetry

August 07, 2015

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A poem that questions why we are placed here. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 06, 2015

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A poem about existence and memory. Read More

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Ideas as I stare into the midnight sky. Read More

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First chapter excerpt from self-published novel, If Butterflies Could See. Meet Sophia: Shy yet precocious, charming though self-obsessed, privileged but sad, your otherwise typical nineteen-year-old Brown University student. About to start her second year of college, tragedy hits when her autistic brother falls seventy-two feet off a cliff to his… Read More
About humans departure from nature and perhaps intended designs of our species, and this poem also touches on some fundamentals of existential thought. Read More

Tags: existential

Short Story / Other

January 27, 2015

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A man and his thoughts Read More

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Short Story / Fantasy

January 11, 2015

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A short surrealist story about three men occupying their respective worlds Read More
April 11th, 1954 was presumed to be the most boring day in human history. They're wrong. Read More
Random short pieces of poetry I came up with at 12:30 AM! Read More
I've just started writing this piece, it's an edited section that i'm looking for content feedback on. Absurdism, Existentialist journey... Read More

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a weird dream sequence that i had about a house in a boat and a mysterious girl? Read More

Short Story / Other

December 15, 2013

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Comments: 3

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A man loses his wife, which gives him insight into his own life. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

December 09, 2013

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On a solitary mission to reunite with a long-lost love near a distant star, cosmonaut Mason Henaghan makes a sanity-shattering discovery about the supposed limitless of Space and is confronted with the startling truth behind the Cosmos Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 11, 2013

Reads: 113

Comments: 1

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A desperate soul in search of the courage to confront another. It's just a brief glimpse from a very broad perspective. Read More
Marvin, a humble piece bread, aspires to be toasted. Read More
Existential meandering in an urban environment. Read More
A traveler wanders through life discovering the power of knowledge, getting deep into the world of thought. The more he reads and the more people he maintains discussions with, the wider his reality becomes, the more he feels he is approaching his peek. Basically, just tell me how appealing you… Read More
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