Farm stories, books, poems, and more

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Short Story / Humor

May 29, 2018

Reads: 10

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short story, mildly elasticizing the historic facts, recounting the difficulty in a new, 300 pound member of the family fully adapting until properly appreciated. Read More
I was raised on a farm just outside a remote village nestled like a shirt button in a valley on the Canadian Shield. Most of the wage-earners in this Northern Ontario community worked at nearby nickel mines. My childhood was relatively normal until one autumn afternoon when I was… Read More

Reads: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: farm

Reads: 26

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This short story, about a child and some birds, is half true and half fiction. But which half is which? Read More

Reads: 21

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Houdini likes to sun himself in the wildflower patch beside the babbling brook.... Read More
Just a simple story trying to paint a painting of a simpler time. Read More
This is about 2,000 words of fantasy dabbed in a science-fiction setting. Read More

Book / Fantasy

February 17, 2018

Reads: 35

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A young woman's town is invaded and her family and friends are kidnapped. Why were they targeted and why were they taken? She embarks on a journey to save her family and friends accompanied by a loyal sidekick. However, what she doesn't know, is that she did not come… Read More
My first creation of fiction in a long time Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

December 05, 2017

Reads: 47

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The life story of an unnamed individual in a messed up society. But is it all as simple as it seems, or is there some hidden truth behind it all? Read More
Truth comes veiled in the ancient mystery of prophetic dreams. Read More

Tags: family, hope, home, farm

Reads: 57

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There are several kinds of smarts, but there is only one kind of kindness. But in this story we may find Karma lends a hand from time to time, you know, to make up for a deficit. Read More
A normal Monday on the farm Read More

Reads: 32

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Things are a little different in the country, away from big city life. They are down right strange in other places. Read More

Tags: tree, farm, road, chickens

This joke, rather dead-pan to some, tongue-in-cheek to others, has a long and varied history. It has been delivered in mostly short length verbal versions, but the punch-line is always about the same thing. This longer version is told by Bert's best friend. Read More

Book / Young Adult

August 15, 2017

Reads: 87

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IacZSBYcUI Read More
I have written a business plan that is based on starting on a small scale. Perhaps not catching 50 fish the first year and, if every thing goes well, I will increase the number each year until I reach a comfortable level of living from not catching fish. Read More

Reads: 154

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Defining the most dangerous farm animal. The most dangerous farm animal on the planet is the CHICKEN. Free range chickens are to be feared. They will lay eggs everywhere except the nest box the farmer built for the hens. The first person that saw the egg come out of the… Read More

Tags: humor, funny, farm

Reads: 137

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My uncle, Lawrence Howe, remembers the beloved grandfather who came to live with his family on a small farm in Southern California. Read More
A little short little story about being honest in dealing with others and how it might have been handled, Back In The DAY. Read More

Reads: 91

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Johnny-Ray is seen standing in Farmer Carter's field in the wee-hours of the morning and Deputy Malone would like to know why. --- Maybe he shouldn't want to know, but it's all part of the job. Read More

Reads: 121

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

If you want to eat well, go to the local farmer and ask for fresh, organic food. And you are sure to find "the best food in the world" if you go to the farm of Georges. It was so until Georges got into trouble with the agrobusiness who tried… Read More

Essay / Humor

November 26, 2016

Reads: 171

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Farm life. After all the time that has passed, the childhood home, I remember so fondly, does not exist. Read More

Tags: memories, funny, farm, mn

Reads: 117

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The chance meeting of two individuals with nothing in common. Read More

Tags: girl, farm, talking, cow, magpie

Poem / Poetry

September 19, 2016

Reads: 116

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

Poem-story about a country visit. Read More

Book / Romance

August 14, 2016

Reads: 560

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The year is 1936. It's a hot and humid summer. Jean Mooney is seventeen, going on eighteen when a new family, the Montgomery's, move into town, taking up lodge next to the Mooney's family farm. With their airs of wealth and comfort, Jean disregards them completely. That is, until Jean… Read More

Reads: 295

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

meet matthew the rabbit and kind creature who lives on a farm in estoria. when his friend jonathan his bullied by ollie, the owl, how will matthew react? first story in the life of matthew the rabbit. Read More

Reads: 105

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

About 3,000 words here. --- In this story a young man attempts to help a Being he met in a watery sink-hole; actually the Being was the water, and the end result created a friendship. Read More

Reads: 200

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a touching story about a goat and its farmer Read More

Tags: farm, goat

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