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Book / Poetry

June 01, 2020

Reads: 1359

Comments: 44

Shelves: 8

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

Featured Review by LeParadisGothique

"What Heath went through because of this character, it became like his alter ego. I read the stories about how this role even became him off scre..." Read More

Reads: 93

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: 122

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

Reads: 352

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Heartache after a night of lustful fulfillment. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 24, 2019

Reads: 210

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 05, 2018

Reads: 525

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Thoughts, views, and the life of a human trying to survive in a world that is unsurvivable. The human that is ostracized by mainstream society, and is pushed into the cut-throat world of the streets. When the evil in his life is to much to bare, death is his only… Read More

Featured Review by Criss Sole

"This was a great poem. I especially liked the line " A straight jacket strapped around my soul..." That was a very powerful line. Great job! " Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 29, 2018

Reads: 205

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

Poem / Poetry

February 08, 2018

Reads: 359

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

there are two kinds of people: those who suffer and those who watch others suffer. 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 BigHeart 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: 371

Comments: 9

The Vintage Publishing 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: 375

Comments: 6

The Vintage Publishing 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: 490

Comments: 18

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing 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: 538

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: 442

Comments: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

Just a hint on how I feel lately. Read More
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

Poem / Poetry

September 07, 2016

Reads: 374

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 389

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes nights can seem so long that when they end you just can't face the day. Read More

Reads: 630

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What a pity it is when a person you admire and look up to changes... Read More

Reads: 242

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Thought Whereabouts" Read More
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