Existential stories, books, poems, and more

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‘Only by living on his terms could he die a satisfactory death, for even death had to have a meaning, as much as life, for birth and death were the beginning and end of the sentence and one had to fill that sentence with meaningful words. If one did not,… Read More
A play - What's it all about? Birth. Life. Work. Death. Love. Hate. Tomatoes. Tea. What's it all about? That's up to you. Chris Bradbury takes another trip through the absurd and asks whether life is all worth it. Read More
You have brought to me nothing but pain and disappointment. You cannot hold down a job. You have no friends. You hate the world for no more reason that it has the gall to exist. You are just so indifferent towards all the things that you are supposed to love… Read More

Book / Other

October 28, 2018

Reads: 2004

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

{Historical Fiction/ Vampire / Romance / *Bisexual Protagonist*} "Do you believe in monsters, Elek?" Elek tilted his head in confusion, knitting his eyebrows together and swallowing hard. "Uh, no, not really sir. They're just stories you tell to children to keep them in… Read More
The girl with the cleaver hesitated... Read More
A poem about finding hope in hopelessness. Read More
To celebrate and accept yourself, to overcome an existential crisis Read More
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

Reads: 122

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 269

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 404

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 255

Comments: 1

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

Poem / Poetry

August 06, 2015

Reads: 200

Comments: 3

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A poem about existence and memory. Read More
Ideas as I stare into the midnight sky. Read More
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

Reads: 338

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A man and his thoughts Read More

Tags: existential

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
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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