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There is a human instinctual sense of survival, self-preservation, a lust for life. And, then, there is the very real phenomenon called “survivor’s guilt.” I believe that we have all experienced a variance of this phenomenon. It is inherent in our DNA. We are relatively sensitive and sympathetic beings. We… Read More
This is an ongoing story about two women who find friendship when they least expect it. Read More
A real friend will understand the circumstances I was in. I had to survive and I don’t regret it one bit. Read More

Tags: horror, food, friends

In an atmosphere of high anxiety, vulnerability and exposure 24/7, military men and women in a war zone immediately find themselves stripped naked of their individuality, privacy and intimacy. Service in Vietnam was no exception. Read More
Why would anyone want or keep a friend that puts boundaries on what you can and cannot say? Why would a friend even think of doing that? Read More
The end of a friendship, politics end another one. Read More
Sorting out old friends, taking care of *you* first. Read More

Tags: dating, friends

As a writer I have my good days and my bad days. My good days are those where I can sit behind my computer and write about things that inspire me or motivate me. Things that stimulate and arouse my intellect and passion. My bad days are those where I… Read More

Tags: war, vietnam, friends, bad, day

The approaching days before Christmas used to be a time of anticipation and elation. It used to bring out the child in me, and my pure delight at feeling the magic in the air. Now, I sit atop a bunker in a land so far from home, waiting in anticipation… Read More
We are all good at hiding things. Keeping things secret. Keeping things to ourselves. Concealing things deep down that no one even knew about. We have become masters of the art of disguising our pain and our sorrow. Read More

Tags: mirror, friends, hide, fade

I came across a letter I had written to a friend some time ago, after not having seen or spoken to each other for over 45 years. Frank P. was a journalist with me in Vietnam. We became friends almost immediately upon meeting. However, we each went our separate ways… Read More
Sniff the Dragon has not been to school for a while and when he finally returns he is met by the head at the gates. Oops! Read More
I remember when I was a boy and then a young man, with promise, and with potential. I was idealistic. I was a poster boy for America – a Valley boy from the Rio Grande -- bright, strong, determined. Those were the days of my innocence. Read More

Tags: soldiers, war, friends, cry

Rain Wilson or how she prefers Ray is an 18 years old teenager living with her mom and is spending 24/7 with her friend Grace. Ray and Grace decided to try something more fun. Being reckless changed their lives forever. Next morning she woke up on the floor of an… Read More
Sniff is a lonely dragon always getting in trouble through no fault of his own. Whilst out flying far too low he accidentally comes across, Livvy Lou, another lonely youngster and they quickly become friends. This is how they met and the first of their many adventures. There is plenty… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

The juices of stories feed many lives and friendships... Many stories and personalities of nature are yet to be heard and discovered.. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Not everyone was meant to be a hero. Some choose to use their gifts for good. Others for selfish reasons. For Miguel Jones, he believes he's no hero. He just wants to be normal. Bitten by a genetically engineered spider, Miguel Jones is forced to become Seattle's protector as Spider-Man… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A poem for friends,Love ones,families. Read More

Tags: friends, udy

Hi, I'm Lizzy. Welcome to the story of all the trials and tribulations me and my mates go through with all aspects of every day life. Whilst my best mate's a bad boy magnet, one guy I want to attract is off limits, and this other guy I sort of… Read More

Poem / Other

April 21, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

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Shelves: 3

The Abandoned House

Based on The Chicks' song by the same name. Read More

Tags: murder, friends

Book / Young Adult

March 22, 2021

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

'Tangent Points - Points on a line that cross paths once, then never meet again.' Dysfunctional individually in their own ways, they somehow are functional as a big group, you'll never see one without the other, and the other, and so on and so forth. They're essentially a family who… Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 21, 2021

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Mother/Daughter look at birds in poetry form. Read More
Not sure what to put here yet, but I hope you'll enjoy it. Read More
Old friends reunited. Tragedy. Like, lots of it. A town in which rumors become reality. An accident. Regret. Anxiety. A real fun story. Maybe. Eventually. Read More
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