Growing-up stories, books, poems, and more

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Short Story / Young Adult

November 21, 2019

Reads: 56

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 144

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My favorite color is ... Read More
A child dealing with the temptations of life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 04, 2019

Reads: 108

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Do we really have to put away childish things? Read More
Story about a rural family who have a special son. Read More
Revelations is about how the way I viewed the world changed as I grew up Read More

Poem / Fantasy

March 28, 2019

Reads: 276

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is about a little angel named Amanaki and his life from young child to adult. Growing up can be hard. Read More
A few peeks into the lives of the Wildes, sequel to Cruise Liner and the last story in my Secrets and Lies series. Read More
At twelve years old, Bo is unexpectedly promoted from child to man during this special hunting weekend in the woods of East Texas. He faces a series of tests: corralling his wayward brothers, protecting his mothers's shotgun, keeping track of his prized knife, and meeting his demanding father's expectations. He… Read More
as originally published here... http://www.smilesforall.com/best-bike-ride-ever/ Read More
Dare to dream or stay to decay..... Read More
Victor was a 20 years old young lad who's going to face this cruel world before he knew it. Here's the piece of his inner feelings. For those who are still not ready to grow up. Read More
An awkward situation between father and son. Read More

Short Story / Humor

December 02, 2018

Reads: 510

Comments: 4

Shelves: 16

The Booksie Classic House

If you’re in a hole, keep digging. You’ll dig your way out eventually. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 13, 2018

A poem about youth. Read More
In a world where exercising is highly stigmatized because it uses up your heartbeats, a girl named Anna discovers her love of running. Will she ever find people who understand? Read More

Short Story / Other

September 08, 2018

Reads: 532

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A childhood memory revisited as an adult. Contains description of abuse. Read More
never forget the little girl that you once were because she has always been there with you Read More
A child and lost dreams Read More
painful lessons, are exercise for the soul Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 14, 2018

Reads: 158

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the honest mind of a day-dreamy highschooler Read More
Growing up and questioning how the world is and even your faith at times. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 09, 2018

Reads: 165

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the symbolism of childhood morphing into adulthood. Read More
This story is about a young man, likely in his early twenties, who is revisiting a past of excess and struggle through the places he grew up. In writing this, I hope to develop a character of complexity and sensitivity, who is searching for sources of meaning… Read More
To say that 2014 was the best year of my life would be unfair to years 1998 through to 2013, and all the years that followed. But it was certainly the most memorable. The tragedy of 2014 is that we were all so young, and youth is only enjoyed… Read More

Reads: 287

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

We definitely saw something, and I assumed it was Bigfoot. Read More
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