Grief stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

February 12, 2018

Reads: 15

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: death, grief, regrett

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

gone too soon my little miracle Read More

Tags: grief

A war nurse is one night drawing in her sketchbook and discovers something is missing. Read More

Tags: loss, war, grief, nurse, tanks

Short Story / Romance

February 07, 2018

Reads: 6

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A girl heads to the park for a walk. Slowly, we realize why she's there. 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
how it felt losing my father Read More

Tags: father, grief, letter

This is the story of a middle-aged man named Earl and an examination of his life in his days when he was tortured by the Beast, Depression, and how he killed him. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 15, 2018

Reads: 7

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: loss, pain, grief, wolf

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 11, 2018

Reads: 55

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is dedicated to the memory of Kye Davis. Dance in Heaven Kye! #kyestrong Read More

Poem / Romance

December 21, 2017

Reads: 175

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was a hard one to write. Because I tried to evoke the pain that a mother feels when she has to say good bye to her child. Every day I pray that GOD's says different. #fuckcancer Read More
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: 99

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain 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

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