Farm stories, books, poems, and more

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A poem about corn on the farm Read More

Tags: nature, farm, corn

Just whipped this up... PLEASE TELL ME WHAT TO DO WITH THE OWL Read More

Tags: humor, laugh, farm

This story started out to be about one type of Kobold but then it just changed direction all by itself (?). Almost as if someone was whispering in my ear; Nah, that's silly. Anyway, once I started writing the story seemed to tell itself, and the ending came as… Read More

Tags: work, farm, ship, sailor, helper

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

Reads: 68

Comments: 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
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
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

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
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 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
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

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
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
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

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: 173

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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: 163

Comments: 4

The Poems House

Poem-story about a country visit. Read More

Book / Romance

August 14, 2016

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
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