Hitchhiker stories, books, poems, and more

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this is a flash fiction piece about a man who wished things were better for himself but learns that perhaps things are better left alone. a mix of thriller/fantasy tale. Read More

Tags: wish, inn, hitchhiker

Two unlikely people meet under unlikely circumstances and learn each other’s darkest secrets. Perhaps the question is not ‘are they getting away with murder’ but ‘was it really a crime at all’. Read More
A woman driving across the U.S. picks up a hitchhiker during a snowstorm. As his story unfolds, so does the mystery of who tried to kill him. Read More
A man picks up two hitchhikers, but can he trust them? Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 14, 2014

Reads: 480

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man is driving through the woods and encounters a hitchhiker. Read More

Poem / Humor

March 30, 2014

Reads: 224

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Won't somebody help a guy out? Read More

Tags: hitchhiker

A tale about a mysterious stranger, without a name, without an identity, but definitely with a past. Read More
I thought I was headed for a relaxing visit to the spa...but little did I know I'd have to face the challenge of ridding myself of an unwelcome guest: a little bug hitching a ride on my car. What ensued was both partially true and partially ridiculous. I think we… Read More
The Final Cartwheel is the story of a young doctor’s return home, after a five-year hitchhiking odyssey around the world. Through East Asia, Indonesia, and around the Antipodes, the circle becomes unbroken. Read More
Back when folks traveled the highways with a smile and an outstretched thumb, before the crazies ruined it, a man learns about himself through the eyes of strangers sitting in the passenger seat. Read More

Book / Travel

October 05, 2012

Reads: 665

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. His vision quest continued around the second cartwheel of the… Read More
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his… Read More

Book / Travel

September 01, 2012

In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled… Read More
Based on the work of Jim Morrison. A man flees into the desert after murdering his father. Read More

Book / Horror

March 15, 2009

Reads: 1489

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

A girl named Alanna moved to a new house in Ohio and her dad picks up a hitch hiker and he starts trouble with Alanna. Read More

Reads: 496

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A sharply-dressed man in the middle of nowhere hitches a ride. I originally had a different ending, but I like this one better. If you'd like to see the original, it's one of my notes on Facebook, and you can friend request me to see it. My name is Ethan… Read More

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