Growing-up stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Other

July 20, 2017

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Gabriella is a 13 year old girl that faces many challenges throughout her childhood. Her mom passed when her two four year old brothers were born. With her dad's new fiancee, Maria, always bossing her around, and a bunch of kids picking on her, can Gabriella's life get anymore complicated? Read More

Reads: 313

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Ziegler Reads House

A girl on the eve of her eighth grade graduation recalls all of her memories of growing up with her best friend. Read More

Reads: 51

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Comments: 7

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How hard it is to let you go-- How beautiful the journey. Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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This poem is part of my poem book "Party For One", and I must admit is one of my favorite ones. After my grandmother died almost four years ago, I got a notebook from an aunt, as she knew I loved to write. The quote in the cover said "Write… Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

June 06, 2017

Reads: 75

Shelves: 1

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who and what we are, as teens or even as people Read More

Poem / Humor

June 03, 2017

Reads: 29

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

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This story is based on the life of a person found busking outside the pavement of Chinatown's New Bridge Road, close to People's Park Centre, Singapore. Whilst the main sequence of events of the life of this person Steve was true, there were parts of the story where distortions were… Read More
A true short story I wrote in high school for an advanced writing class. All names have been changed. Only reveal I can legally give is that Emma is me. ***UPDATE: I decided to write the long overdue sequel to this (my downward spiral due to the emotional damages from… Read More

Reads: 75

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They say the best way to become a good writer is to be a good reader, but it's not always an easy road for your parents and teachers. Read More

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Comments: 4

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its lessons have touched us all at one point. (please do not use or copy this work without consent from the author.) Read More

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Comments: 1

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This is based on a true story. It was part of a bigger portfolio titled, The Solo Fight. Please leave any comments or suggestions. Read More

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Shelves: 2

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I wrote this when I was fourteen, so it only goes up until age thirteen. Maybe one day I'll add more for later years. this poem is about how people change as they grow up. Read More

Poem / Humor

April 07, 2017

Reads: 34

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Growing up from nothing Read More

Tags: growing-up

This is one of my earliest pieces, written in 2013. The main character is an anthropomorphic tree during one seasonal year, and explores the lines between independence and loneliness, wisdom and naivety, childhood and maturity. Read More

Reads: 45

Comments: 1

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Growing older never meant getting wiser. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 29, 2017

Reads: 33

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Poetry

January 05, 2017

Reads: 58

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Oh, pretty little lady The world is at your feet! Or, at the very least, That's what you'd like to think. Read More
Growing up Mexican-American is way harder then you think there is a lot that goes into being both races. Growing up Mexican-American is very different from just growing up only one race. Growing up as a teenager i went through things teenagers go through. It was hard but i found… Read More

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

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By reading this story, you will become involved in Ina's life, a young graduate who has always had an average life which did involve uprooting a bit more then often, but it was a simple life nonetheless. She was privileged enough to be living away from her own home country,… Read More

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A short book of poems written about my experiences and my life. Hope you enjoy! Read More

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Tommy, a high school freshman in an old English boarding school, a kid trying to lay low and flow with the current. Fitting in isn't that easy. Will romantic escapades ensue if it means compromising his position of being one of the crowd? He befriends an old grouchy professor who… Read More
this is the story of who i am and how i got to where i am today Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

October 27, 2016

Reads: 157

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It wasn't supposed to happen. None of it was supposed to happen. But it did, it did. And it was beautiful, and magical, and horrible, and tragic, and every single fathomable emotion in between. And maybe, just maybe, that's enough. Spilt Milk is a collection of stories about what it's… Read More

Reads: 155

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

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Poem / Romance

September 02, 2016

Reads: 110

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem dedicated to friendship Read More
Summary: The secret within Alice’s notebook is a fiction about a girl whose name is Alice. She kept having strange dreams. Well, mostly nightmares. It was disturbing and her only outlet was to jot it down in her secret notebook. Was it all just a dream? Or is there something… Read More
Thoughts on advancing irrevocably in age and our life's reward we deserve. Read More

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Growing up and having fun on my grandfathers farm. Read More
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