Hopelessness stories, books, poems, and more

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I have seriously wondered if I've developed some sort of mental illness... or worse. Prison life can do that to you. Read More

Reads: 76

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I almost pulled the plug on my typewriter forever... Read More

Reads: 114

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Epiphanies come in many forms. This one came in the form of a half-frozen Luna moth. Read More
After believing for so long that they couldn’t take my words, I tearfully realized… they can. Read More
An examination of life in prison and how what little hope there is lies in the failed attempts to escape the nightmare. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 12, 2021

Reads: 114

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

“I am not the cause, I am the result.” - Death Read More
*TW! MENTIONS OF SH AND R4PE!* *loosely based off of the novel Speak 2004* Follow the story of a young girl named Ophelia as she battles her trauma from a traumatic event that happened years ago. Life is hard. Hers is harder. Read More

Poem / Romance

November 18, 2021

Reads: 125

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Book / Poetry

June 01, 2020

Reads: 5356

Comments: 69

Shelves: 11

The Booksie Classic House

A place for my darker thoughts so that those that don't want to see don't look. Cover image: Elijah O'Donnell on Unsplash Read More

Reads: 717

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One of the best ways to help someone in a deep addiction is to show them something better. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

November 09, 2019

Reads: 584

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is about one of the sweetest young men I ever knew. I helped raise him. He got addicted to drugs. Drugs won. Read More
I made it home. I feel everything intensively Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 24, 2019

Reads: 528

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Short poem about being lost inside our own mind and feeling empty Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 29, 2018

Reads: 416

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is my piece for the micro-short story contest. I hope you'll enjoy Read More
This is a poem about how the things we experience all place extra weight on our shoulders. We all walk similar paths, and yet most of us feel alone. Read More

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a once happy couple's marriage is brought to the test when the woman has to choose between her biggest dreams and bearing children. tragedy strikes when a meddlesome mother in-law tries to come in between them. Read More

Book / Romance

September 13, 2017

a young woman is stripped of her rights after the death of her husband. she endures pain, suffering and rejection in the process of mourning. tragedy visits her home over and over leaving her with nothing but a little spark of hope and faith that life maybe black at… Read More

Reads: 552

Comments: 9

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this to my husband who was my boyfriend at the time in 2010. I was still battling my depression. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 23, 2017

Reads: 622

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

One of my darkest poems that I wrote years ago as I was battling a crippling depression. For the record, I am not like this anymore. I sought the help I needed. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 19, 2017

Reads: 753

Comments: 18

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this back in January of 2011. I was going through a severe depression. This isn't me anymore. I don't have these thoughts anymore. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 08, 2017

Reads: 969

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is very dear to me. I wrote it at the peak of my teenage years depression. I was 16 at the time. 06/30/2007 Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 16, 2017

Reads: 910

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Just a hint on how I feel lately. Read More

Poem / Other

October 30, 2016

Reads: 1492

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

So it has been one year. What now? How did year one go for you? BIG QUESTION: What did you learn this first "year"? Oh and by the way...the picture on the cover. For those of you who are not biologist...it is the Zika Virus. Read More
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