Grief stories, books, poems, and more

826 results

She'd always been just out of his grasp. This time, he really lost her. Read More

Tags: grief, suicide

Reads: 33

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The dear afflicted, The dear departed, The dearest you. Read More

Reads: 41

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

You draw light onto my eyes, thinking that delusion can become reality. I am too busy being blinded to tell you that the truth cannot be escaped from. Read More

Reads: 19

Comments: 3

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

A study in contrasts. Opposites (don't) attract. Read More

Reads: 14

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This explains what beautiful means. I always thougt that beautiful was a confusing word but now I am able to comprehend it a little better. What I say in this poem might not be completely true but it is to me. Read More

Reads: 46

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cathy, a thirty something librarian, is trying to adjust to life after the loss of her twin brother, Danny. One day, she brings home a mysterious book from the library, and she starts to recognize episodes of her own life written in its pages. The book, The Marionette, is… Read More

Book / Poetry

September 20, 2017

Reads: 262

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Yet another collection of mine, as initially inspired by my mom. Please enjoy. 19640922 - 20150509 Read More

Tags: love, death, poetry, life, grief

Book / Romance

September 18, 2017

Reads: 27

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Charlotte wanted a whirlwind romance, one that would make her life memorable. Police officer Ben swept her off her feet, making all her dreams come true. Just when their relationship is about to take the next step, tragedy strikes and Ben is killed in the line of duty. It… Read More

Book / Romance

September 12, 2017

Reads: 1579

Comments: 9

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

perhaps if i stayed with you on that day, it all would have changed. ((usually unedited. I apologize for any spelling errors.)) Read More

Tags: grief

Book / Other

September 11, 2017

Reads: 110

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Reeds always prided themselves in being a close family running Hollow Hill Ranch together. When tragedy strikes the youngest Reed, the family will discover just how close they really are to each other and how important family really is. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

September 07, 2017

Reads: 16

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dedicated to Stacy Brooks (1972-1997) who died on September 7, 1997. Read More

Reads: 43

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The grief over loss of a son Read More

Tags: loss, grief, alcohol

My husband died in Killarney in 2006. He had left me 3 years before but in a way he never really left as we remained in contact and saw each other frequently. His death shortly before his 51st birthday was a shock. I flew over to organise his funeral in… Read More

Tags: love, death, ireland, grief

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 19, 2017

Reads: 70

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Written soon after my mothers passing. Read More
A letter to the woman who killed my uncle Read More

Tags: death, grief, mourning

this is a summery story of what happened when my best friend died unexpected, And how his family and i became family from a sad situation. Read More

Poem / Horror

August 09, 2017

Reads: 54

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Losing someone during a zombie apocalypse Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 06, 2017

Reads: 33

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just my first attempt at a poem. Some feelings I needed to get out about my mum's death. Read More

Tags: loss, death, sad, grief, mum

Reads: 104

Comments: 16

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing House

Cartas para el hombre que amo... (Letters to the man I love) Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 01, 2017

Reads: 116

Comments: 15

Shelves: 3

The Vintage Publishing House

Noir: Confessions from Lisbeth Read More
Act normal, they say. Normal? Can anyone act normal after what I've been through? But I guess that's exactly what it is. An act. When Veronica Hatterfield starts her senior year of high school two weeks late in small-town Virginia, she's all anyone can talk about. Pretty, kind, and with… Read More

Reads: 51

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: music, memories, grief

Poem / Poetry

July 18, 2017

Reads: 59

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Poetry House

Reads: 54

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Poetry House

A love story set in a world where immortality is possible. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2017

Reads: 64

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

A piece taken from my fiction published book "White Roses". Read More

Tags: love, death, grief, sadness

Short Story / Other

June 29, 2017

Reads: 91

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reading this is meant to me a purely emotional experience that explains one persons feeling of profound loss. Read More

Reads: 53

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is about losing a close friend or family member. Read More
Booksie 2017-2018 Short Story Contest

Welcome New Writers