Failing stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

September 12, 2017

Reads: 36

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: failing, guilt

Poem / Poetry

January 28, 2016

Reads: 60

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I feel like I can't do this thing called life but I know I can make it. Read More

Reads: 148

Shelves: 1

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Revisiting the beach I first learned to swim- fearlessness- a cliff led up from the strand and in the meadow a bull skulled all day- a warning in red paint ''Beware of Bull'' Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 17, 2015

Reads: 262

Comments: 18

Shelves: 2

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True feeling and rationale of failing. Read More

Reads: 362

Shelves: 1

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Society brought to light in modern times. Read More
Not exactly a poem, but in poem form. More just a short shot of emotions and words from the little voice in everyone's heads. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 10, 2015

Reads: 91

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

free-verse written at 2am whilst listening to thought provoking music Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 27, 2014

Reads: 94

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Trying to fill a blank page with words and ideas that are all running around in your head. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 06, 2014

Reads: 60

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Farewell Read More

Tags: love, failing, ending

Poem / Poetry

January 08, 2013

Reads: 69

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Something I just wrote out of personal feelings, honest feedback is appreciated. Thank you. Read More

Reads: 132

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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a fear of failing. i couldnt handle the rejection.... im aware that sounds weak, but. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 13, 2012

Reads: 127

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Poems don't need summary Read More

Book / Sports

August 31, 2012

Reads: 192

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Steph feels like her life is going down the drain. Everything is just going wrong. Will moving to a town in the middle of nowhere make things worse? Or will it give her fire in the belly? Read More

Reads: 113

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This is a metaphor again. Every sentence and almost every described object represents something real to me. Again, I don't like to tell my side of the story right away, because I feel like the reader can apply the imagery to his or her own situations in life. If you… Read More
Ryan’s 17th Birthday takes place while Michelle is in Colorado for the summer, and Ryan must also worry about his possibly failing grades in several classes, Madeline becomes bored with her relationship with Kyle and Ethan must deal with Mayor Sarandon’s incompetence and drunkenness while trying to get ahead in… Read More
taken from my book, "Trying To Learn About My Madness" Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2012

Reads: 115

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just a little poem about a can of Coca-Cola. I'd be interested to hear what you think of it. Read More
taken from my book, "So Much For All The Money" Read More

Tags: marriage, failing

Reads: 79

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

love is everything Read More

Tags: love, failing, never

Only failure can fail you, only it can make you fail if you let it fail you as well. Read More

Reads: 195

Comments: 25

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The glory and prize of losing is better than winning. You gain knowledge, experience and you feel for those who fail while you only gain a "prize" or "token" when you win. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 16, 2011

Reads: 165

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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you know I think we could really talk if all these words don't get in the way Read More

Reads: 121

Shelves: 1

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I wrote this peace when I was about to kill myself. It's mainly about my joke of a father, and as a result of him I stayed miserable. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 24, 2010

Reads: 141

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

i think im failing my test... again Read More

Reads: 101

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem was written in a time when I was stressed and quite down on life. Read More

Tags: dark, failing, falling

Poem / Poetry

July 01, 2009

Reads: 220

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Trying and failing but not failing to try. I miss the way you used to slip through my fingers. Read More

Reads: 559

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

memory of my father in his garden Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 15, 2008

Reads: 200

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Gods is all we need Read More

Tags: love, god, comfort, failing

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