Hardship stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Romance

April 18, 2018

Reads: 70

Shelves: 1

The Two Rivers House

What would one do if they are desperate? Read More

Reads: 18

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 42

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

you don't know what people go through. Read More

Poem / Other

February 10, 2018

Reads: 46

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

eventually everything comes to and end. Read More

Poem / Other

January 26, 2018

Reads: 45

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was a slam poem I had to write and preform in my English 12 class as a project for reading the story Beowulf. The poems was heavily influence by Beowulf and the poem talks about my "demon". Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 18, 2018

Reads: 36

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about: the horrible & hard struggles that occur in the ghetto on a daily basis. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

January 11, 2018

Reads: 59

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: dark, truth, hardship

A story about love and lose, hope and faith (and picking stuff up). Read More

Book / Young Adult

September 27, 2017

Reads: 79

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Vampire world House

The simplicity of a normal routine can often be used as a security blanket. Occasionally life strips our security blankets from us entirely. ?Life isn't meant to be taken in silence, yet Leia Walker goes through every day as if trying to hide herself from the world.… Read More
A perfect description of this daily experience we call : LIFE . Read More

Tags: life, savage, hardship

Short Story / Young Adult

June 08, 2017

Reads: 161

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A young man from a poor family goes to great length to provide for his loved ones. Read More

Tags: family, hardship

I had a true beginning with all it's toppings, little did I know this would only be the appetizer much in favor to the grand entree destined after. Read More
The perfect jewel; so precious all craved for it. She saw them as nothing more as insignificant specs that would never amass to the jewel that she was. But on spec was different, he stayed with the jewel and did what he could for her. She soon came to see… Read More
A woman helps out her friend be happy again but shes left with all the heaviness and afterthoughts of concern after. Its based off of the heavy sadness felt after a friend tells all the heavy baggage they carry in their hearts. Its that feeling of "oh my god, you… Read More

Reads: 131

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a short poem of my childhood as a young girl with her great grandmother Read More

Tags: love, family, hardship

The fighter and the raiser. He would spend his days fighting, she would split it between fighting and nurturing. When the two come together, they complete each other. He helps her be herself, and she helps him get out of trouble. Read More

Reads: 226

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A contemplative reflection of an emotional journey down a road paved with depression and addiction. Read More
Every rose has its thorns, some however, just have more. It comes down to those who truly care, those who truly want the flower. Read More

Reads: 156

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Even in the darkest haze, one can see through if they get a guiding hand. And if they get even the smallest bit of colorful, they can finally see. Read More
The second installment in the Love series. Even though most different people on the out side, can come to some kind of consensus due to what is on the inside. Read More

Reads: 197

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Love can come when you least expect it. Especially when you find another, tattered and torn on a snowy mountain side. First of a short little Love series, each focused on the romances that will develop in Soul Magic, which will soon join Open Palm, Ancient Metal, and The Corrupt… Read More

Reads: 429

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It all killed me inside slowly, ever so slowly... I wanted to die but I couldn't...I just wanted to go back in the past, where this thought was non existent but now that was too late. I let myself shatter to pieces..... Read More
My life in a nutshell. Guess what? I just got accepted into a really prestigious high-school. I started high school already in a different school but this one only starts from grade 8. But anyway turns out that as part of joining this school they make you keep a 'journal'… Read More

Reads: 590

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

After Lysha's settlement is attacked she finds herself the leader of a small group of young adults trying to survive, however, somewhere along the lines she finds herself at the front of an army ready to eradicate the enemy for good. Read More

Book / Fantasy

August 06, 2015

Reads: 1993

Comments: 121

Shelves: 5

The 'The Odd Ones' House

A pigeon, a cat, and a dog that can transform - the only friends a little girl needs . . . all of whom can talk of course. When nine-year-old Abigale is chased through a veil of light by a shadow that has been tormenting her for most of her… Read More
Sixteen year old Kyle Martin has something to say... And he thinks that everyone should hear what he has to say. Read More

Reads: 289

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"Naomi, I can't keep her as a secret anymore. She's had enough. I've had enough. I don't want to be Alex anymore. I want to be Audrey." "And if you can't? If-if you can't be Audrey?" I whispered, a tear falling down my cheek. Silence falls on the other end.… Read More

Reads: 130

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A quick write I did simply to keep my poetry skills sharp after not writing poems for quite some time. Read More
This is a poem that I wrote after spending many years helping out the homeless population. Every year during the end of the year, my youth group would go to Atlanta and work with an organization that served the homeless. It was an incredible experience! Some of the stories and… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 07, 2014

Reads: 80

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In life today, there are those who risks everything, and those unable to do anything. Read More

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