Greed stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Romance

September 02, 2017

Reads: 25

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 71

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

This is a set of 7 poems focused on the 7 deadly sins without using their names. WARNING: deals with some strong themes. Read More
greed, wrath, sloth, envy, gluttony, lust, pride, these are reason for why 14 people are put into a game of life and death. who will live who will die? you'll just have to see... Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 29, 2017

Reads: 46

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 175

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The FISH MAN House

We all have a price what's yours? Read More
*NOTE* Trailer to main story. The World That Didn't Talk, is a psychological horror that in unseen events anyone that spoke a lie would disappear. Causing the world to be silent and scared of conversations. It was the silent age. (Story will be told from perspective of 14 year old… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

December 12, 2016

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Greed can be a powerful thing. In this folk tale, some temptations are just too powerful to ignore. However, just how powerful are they? Read and find out! Read More
Just an unfinished thought from a sleepless night Read More

Tags: greed, soul, immortal

Reads: 227

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

When greed takes over a person's compassion, it grows and grows until they become blinded by their ego. Read More

Reads: 229

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A desperate woman, driven by lust and greed, attempts to steal from her employer. Read More
Enjoy leave feeds back Read More
This short story is based off of the life of Carmen, an immigrant to the U.S. from El Salvador. It tells why she had to leave El Salvador, how she was smuggled to the U.S., her arrival in the sweatshops of L.A, her trials and tribulations until she found her… Read More
A group of friends have a casual life at school. They are just like any other teenager, until one day something tragic happens to Angel and she becomes silent. Her friends investigate he situation leading to her breaking point. Then she reveals everything. Hostility boils, and plans for revenge conjure. Read More

Tags: murder, greed, sin, list, other

I wrote this, in 2009. It's part of my 8th lyric set, Corrupted Peace. Read More

Reads: 241

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The tortoise tries to get all the wisdom on earth for himself alone. Read More

Short Story / Other

April 21, 2016

Reads: 156

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

You’ve killed someone. There could be all this prelude into how this happened but it doesn’t change the fact of it Read More

Tags: greed

Reads: 600

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The The Order Of The Phoenix House

The Greedy Man is an allegorical tale about a rich man who is greedy and pays a price for that. Read More

Tags: greed, gold, archangel

tale of a greedy king and a grand masquerade Read More

Reads: 92

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The road to the top is pretty rocky Read More

Tags: greed, success

this is short story on greed Read More

Tags: greed

Reads: 242

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Land of Dragons House

This story is for a contest, about the seven deadly sins by AnarchyBlues. What I have wrote my story about is greed and what greed does to people. Read More

Tags: war, greed, contest

Poem / Poetry

March 10, 2016

Reads: 71

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

An exercise in rhyme with vague subjects to ponder. Read More

Reads: 122

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Animals have feelings, too. Read More

Reads: 561

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This novel is set in the future where one corporation controls of all of earth’s assets. Employees of the corporation are oppressed and imprisoned in small living spaces where they perform all work and social related functions via a virtual reality social network. River is a young man belonging to… Read More

Reads: 150

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story about greed, but it doesn't monkey around about it.. Read More
A mix of fact and fiction. Read More
A paranoid woman celebrates her fortieth birthday. Read More

Reads: 158

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this, in 2015. It's part of my 2nd poem set, Comatose Rebirth. Read More
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