Hitchhiker stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

A man picks up two hitchhikers, but can he trust them? Read More

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Eight-year-old Tom is running away for good this time, taking his little sister with him. But when a man picks them up off the side of the road, Tom begins to have a change of heart. Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 14, 2014

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The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Humor

March 30, 2014

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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

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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

Book / Travel

February 12, 2013

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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

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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

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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

Book / Travel

September 29, 2012

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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. Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his… Read More

Book / Travel

September 01, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

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
Sometimes picking up hitchhikers can be a bad idea, especially if you thought the experience would match up to some romanticised novel that involved helping a blonde foreigner find her way 'home'. This thing was no blonde foreigner. In fact she didn't even have enough hair to determine what she… Read More
Based on the work of Jim Morrison. A man flees into the desert after murdering his father. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A hitch hiker story.... Read More

Book / Horror

March 15, 2009

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Comments: 5

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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

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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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