Free-verse stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

August 08, 2020

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Free verse poem, rich in imagery, channeling the nature of feminism. Previously published on Medium in the online journal The Pom. Read More
This poem, along with my poem Central Park, deals with the seedy side of New York City--and by extension nearly all large cities--and the angst, dehumanizing impact attendant to living in a large city with big city problems. They are by far my most negative poems and my most negative… Read More
This is the third poem in my Unsung Heroes collection about the lives of quiet heroism and unacknowledged valor of my grandparents and parents who lived through extraordinary hard times without ever being defined or broken by them and who conquered adversity on their own helping themselves and otehrs through… Read More
Poem about the psychological stress of reliving past memories while writing and completing my first novel. Read More
Free verse poem on the emotional impact of writing my first novel Read More

Poem / Poetry /

July 10, 2020

Reads: 64

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a free verse poem on the struggle of women to obtain their rightful recognition throughout the ages. Read More
This is a free verse poem on the frustration of dealing with the COVID-19 lockdown. Read More
This is a free verse poem with some simple advice for new writers. Read More
This is a free verse poem on raising ravens. Read More

Reads: 81

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a free verse poem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 21, 2020

Reads: 23

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a free verse poem about hearing loss. Read More

Reads: 99

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It is written after tonight's driving. The first drive after three months's lockdown. My first free verse. Open to correction or suggestion. (I never know a poem can be written without rhyme.) Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 26, 2020

Reads: 99

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Struggles often spoken when someone shares their experiences with depression. Read More
I kept this short because to outsiders looking in depression is a quick battle, but feels like an eternity to the fighter. Read More

Reads: 184

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Writers are gifted and entitled to lie, and they are said to be the greatest liars in the world. Because they can create something new or differnt, and even have the power to rewrite the story and create a new civilization. Life is a full spectrum of light. It turns… Read More

Poem / Humor

November 06, 2019

Reads: 116

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

I was told to write something about sweets..this was what came to me. Perhaps love and forgiveness happens in confectionary too... Read More

Poem / Horror

October 02, 2019

Reads: 158

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I made this free-verse poem for school, but it came out way better than I thought! I mean, I also just love writing/publishing anything that has an Alice In Wonderland twist. Please enjoy! Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 21, 2019

Reads: 137

Comments: 1

The A Home For Poetry House

A short free verse poem Read More

Poem / Other

June 28, 2019

Reads: 174

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

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Poem / Poetry

June 14, 2019

Reads: 190

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

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Reads: 154

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: short, free-verse

Reads: 177

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

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Poem / Poetry

May 11, 2019

Reads: 238

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

A summary about Men. Read More
A free-verse poem for my mother. This is my first piece so constructive criticism is appreciated. Read More

Reads: 2640

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a free-verse narrative poetry book. It somewhat Chronicles the thought process of a early twenties man trying to crawl his way out of depression. It is a melancholic yet inspired view on things such as: love, society, religion, depression, and finding yourself. Read More

Poem / Romance

December 30, 2018

Reads: 280

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Definition of weltschmerz (literal translation: world pain) 1 : mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state 2 : a mood of sentimental sadness Also available on my deviantART: https://www.deviantart.com/thediamondintherough/art/Weltschmerz-753639336 Read More

Reads: 279

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is me just venting. Just trying to clear my mind. Read More

Poem / Other

November 07, 2018

This was written during my senior year of high school. It's one of the first poems I ever wrote. Read More
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