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Christiana is currently facing an incredibly hard decision, the most agonizing choice of her young life. Because of laws preventing males from receiving any formal education prior to middle school, she has spent her time in primary school with her womb-mate. Now, however, her Mother has entered her into an… Read More

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Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

Lanis Kyrikonos is weak and he knows it. He's an outcast foreigner carrying the sins of his mother on his back, hopeful for a future in a land that accepts neither weakness or foreigner blood. In the sunbaked south of Bakudralan his final summer dawns and it smells deeply of… Read More

Reads: 405

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Germaine finds herself becoming a mother figure to Orett, a strange boy who fell into her world through a portal he created. As Germaine tries to help him navigate his strange abilities, Orett finds his place in the new Silvanus family. Read More
A short conversation based story. I used a prompt from a Review Chain house contest (that I didn’t enter). Read More
We relish today, we forget about yesterday, and the fact is, it's a miracle we're even here. Pay homage to how you got here, and respect it. Read More

Tags: family

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Book / Young Adult

May 16, 2022

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Comments: 12

The Review Chain House

Is a dream equal to happiness? Even if fate decides to rip your dream away from you, is it still happiness? As Kang Ri Hyun questions her dreams she must cast everything to the side as she carries her family’s burdens on her shoulders. Ri Hyun must maintain her composure… Read More
This is the true story of one man and his eight Army Air Force Comadres. Jack Flynn a twenty-year-old from New York City joins the Army Air Force in 1944 and soon finds himself flying bombing missions over Nazi German as a top turret gunner on a B-17 bomber. It… Read More

Reads: 34

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It's funny and scary how things are turning 360 degree when you let your emotion in control. When things turn upside-down and your world shaken up, how will you deal with it? Read More
What do I want this New Year to be? Full of joy and happiness, with just a little worry thrown in to make us appreciate the good things instead of learning how to use the lesson. Read More

Tags: family, hopes, wishes

During a Christmas visit to San Diego, a Navy pilot grows nostalgic about his time on an aircraft carrier. Then he learns his iron stomach isn’t what it used to be. Read More
Abuse I've suffered at the hands of my dysfunctional, narcissistic family... The son of an alcoholic mother who attempted to drown me at just two years old and a sadistic narcissistic millionaire father who would torment, abuse and beat me on a regular basis throughout my childhood. A victim of… Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Genesis Hughes just wants things to go back to normal. She wants to go back to college and see her friends but Genesis isn't the same person they met. After too many traumatic experiences she finally broke. Now it was all about putting the pieces back together. But sometimes it's… Read More
A somewhat cathartic story about a young man caring about his adopted grandma who has dementia. I took these characters from another story I wrote, and used them to convey the grief I have over the segregation between generations and the neglecting of the elderly (especially older, disable adults). The… Read More

Reads: 114

Shelves: 1

The Free Verse House

The story of a young man and his family, his big mind, big dreams and big accomplishments and how they all changed the world. Read More

Tags: family, genius

Tick... Tock... Tick... Tock... Tick... Tock... That’s the sound of the ticking of the clock. Tik! Tak! Tik! Tak! Tik! Tak! That’s the sound of the ticking bomb. 1... 2... 3... Run as fast as you can, as far as you can run before it explode. Tik! Tak! Kaboom!!! From… Read More

Reads: 76

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Abandoned House

Returning home years after leaving a young man attempts to make peace with his father. Read More
I’m writing because of recent trauma. This is not fiction. I hope you’ll join me on my journey, navigating my way through territory that I was unprepared for. Read More
Maron and Juno are fishing when they see Blood in the Water. Listen to this story on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2GUe8lGaRhVxPSOo5lEkRv Photo by @yukato on Unsplash. Read More
In celebration of ten years having passed since the first episode of The Donahues was completed, we check up on our favorite dysfunctional family. Ryan and Catherine consider leaving California. Ethan must fend off a brewing scandal and an increasingly jealous wife. Jacob and Renee deal with financial troubles. Madeline… Read More

Reads: 155

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Virgil Ophiccan, the crown prince of a kingdom known as Arcana, lives life every day prepared for a fight. His own people war amongst each other in order that they may be the one to kill him -- the one who has the power of Darkness and Light in both… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 09, 2022

Reads: 77

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A letter to my family at Easter time.. Read More

Tags: love, family, blood, ties, bonds

My grandma's in the cupboard. Mum won't let her out. Read More
I once went out as a teenager with new contact lens', with my cousin. About 2 weeks after starting a weekend job in a carpentry factory/joinery. Where after being picked up in the work van at half passed daft o clock, on a sunday morning. We'd then go to pick… Read More

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Comments: 2

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The Booksie Classic House

Xavier or X goes on a worldwide adventure saving different supernatural species in a bid to show them all that family is anyone or everyone, through their adventures they discover government plots, Primordial beings set on destroying their world but most importantly a fight with their own personal demons in… Read More
"If others can then let them do it^^" Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 04, 2022

Reads: 77

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The best kind of exhaustion is from a day of fun. Read More
A rainy day encourages Teuila's father to take her out on the Oceania, but what will happen when their boat flips, and they're left stranded in the Atlantic Ocean? *** Teuila just wanted a peaceful summer break after her first year at College of Charleston. However, peace in her family… Read More
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