Existentialism stories, books, poems, and more

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Reflection of existence. Read More
This is a short story about a man who suddenly realizes that he's lost his name. It is an existential journey through the disconnect so many of us feel throughout our lives due to depression, grief, loss, trauma, or loneliness. Read More

Poem / Other

September 02, 2018

Our human moments — a kaleidoscope of living emotion — under all that expectation, all that searching, all that discovery. Dreaming is as real as anything, when it makes you feel. Read More
A poem which blooms at a certain point in the life of every individual, Pure attempts to resolve an existential crisis begot by the society. It expresses feelings of intense confusion, which leads to exploration, and then discovery - a process in which the bearer of such fervent passion… Read More
After flying into an atmospheric phenomenon dubbed Section 6, a lone crewman finds that his situation may be more dire than he first realized, as physical ailments become the least of his worries. Read More
It's an analysis of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller Read More

Essay / Other

April 16, 2018

Reads: 115

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Other

September 28, 2017

Reads: 228

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

hope you enjoy, i don't really know what else to say Read More

Reads: 2670

Comments: 9

Shelves: 6

The Science Fiction House

READER COMMENT: "Excellent story! I like the combination of a narrating styles reminiscent of old film noir with the futuristic themes. And I love the whole metaphor of "abyss", of spiritual emptiness, which gradually takes over people's minds and souls in the shape of virtual reality. This is high quality… Read More
help i cannot see the cables Read More

Reads: 136

Comments: 1

The Kick-Butt Heroine House

What happens when a cute, small-town girl decides she's tired of being cute? A story of empowerment, love and loss with a few laughs along the way. [CONTENT WARNING] Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 12, 2017

Reads: 144

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This piece is based on the premise of clinical depression taken to absurd lengths. It is known that depression involves lacking enjoyment of regular things and in this piece the protagonist succumbs to this entirely. Read More
The first book in a series, How it goes in my head is a collection of my poetry, short stories and ramblings. Story themes range from environmentalism, battling inner demons, scary stories, dreams and existentialism. I’ve always been drawn to fringe thoughts and, even as a teen, loved to explore… Read More
This is a poem about the vanities of life. Read More
First person narrative of a depressed man's experience with isolation and neglect Read More
The realization that the grass on either side is the same shade of green; however, we are all colorblind and oblivious. Read More
An overworked man asks his television, who's responsible for his own insanity. *Note: This short story has been revised and edited, ensuring less confusing in regards to the dialogue. Enjoy! Read More
I have espoused an existential nihilist explication of the self. Read More

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Like in the children's paper and pen game of the same name, the main character takes incremental steps towards hanging a man, though here it's his own self induced destruction which is at stake. (plot twists come free but the broken fourth wall is non-refundable) OCCASIONAL STRONG LANGUAGE [3300ish words] Read More
The Meditations of Pilipo--the Existentialist is a novella about a man called Pilipo who turned out to be a terrorist. It details his thoughts, actions and life through the eyes of his former best friend, Godiah. The novel captures Pilipo's philosophy on religion and life which are heavily influenced by… Read More
From Christmas of 2011 to the end of 2014 I wrote in a journal. I included original poetry, theories about the world, spiritual revelations, and personal experiences that I learned a lesson or two from. In the pages I lay out my soul and have a lot of pride in… Read More
A closer look at modern life through the eyes of an everyday city-dweller. Read More
All day you fight, then cry your eyes out, on a foggy winter night. You drench your soul, it feels catches the cold. While you say to self,everything is alright,it is alright. Read More
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