Illness stories, books, poems, and more

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Short Story / Other

October 30, 2018

Reads: 24

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

We always judge and deal with people we knew everything about, what if we discovered that we are living big fake lie .. . Read More

Tags: sad, suicide, help, illness, bus

Perhaps one of the most important writing pieces I have ever had the pleasure of being behind, "The Man Beside The River," is a work-in-progress full-length non-fiction book centering around the suspicious death of my grandfather, Patrick Allen Murray, who was found in the Arkansas River on June 21, 2006.… Read More
An original poem I worked for nearly two weeks on. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 17, 2018

Reads: 33

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

That moment you realize you're falling in love deeply with someone who doesn't feel the same way. Read More

Reads: 27

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Yet another original poem, by yours truly. Read More

Poem / Romance

September 30, 2018

Reads: 36

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

Instead of an ear worm Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2018

Reads: 28

Comments: 1

The Family House

Thos is a poem about cancer. Read More

Tags: death, illness

Poem / Poetry

September 27, 2018

Reads: 33

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An original poem, with much of the contents based on my personal experiences. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2018

Reads: 42

Comments: 2

The Family House

This poem is about my mother whom I lost to cancer. Read More

Tags: sad, mother, illness

Poem / Poetry

September 20, 2018

Reads: 43

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Yet another original poem, by me. Read More
Tim and Alice's life's get turned up side down when their 1 year old daughter gets taken into hospital. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 03, 2018

Reads: 47

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An original poem detailing the psychological effects of unattractiveness. Read More

Reads: 53

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Another original poem, authored by me. WARNING: This piece contains dark subject matter that some may view as disturbing. Discretion advised. Read More
Another original poem authored by me. Read More

Reads: 57

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is an original poem that I worked extremely hard on. Read More
Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013. Read More
Charlotte is a fourteen year old girl who attempts suicide and is placed in a mental hospital called FlowerHill. This series will follow her mental health journey. Based loosely off of my life. Read More
Dark, whimsical and honest tale with characters on the edge of both living, dying and somewhere in-between. Set in modern day southern Ontario with references to place both real and imagined. Characters combine to have traits ranging from grief to celebration and hopelessness to reconciliation. Read More
A short story about my experience as a child who grew up with a sibling suffering from a chronic medical condition. I'm an inexperienced write but it's a story that I feel people need to read. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

February 28, 2018

Reads: 94

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A mental Illness. Read More

Reads: 144

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

Two twins, one suffering from a dreaded, & debilitating desease, a silent killer which sneaks up on it's victims quietly, & then spells carnage for the victim & their family! Read More

Reads: 174

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The CLOG House

A short, true-life, light-hearted look at being ill on holiday in India. Read More
This one's about my uncle. As he lies on the daycare bed receiving chemotherapy, I write this, remembering the beautiful times our family had when he was healthy and fit. Read More
Tickle My Funny Bone Comedy Writing Contest 2018

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