Illness stories, books, poems, and more

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Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013. Read More

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Comments: 1

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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

Book / Other

May 09, 2018

Reads: 30

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Short tale. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

February 28, 2018

Reads: 25

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A mental Illness. Read More

Reads: 83

Comments: 9

Shelves: 2

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: 91

Comments: 2

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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

Script / Non-Fiction

November 08, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: illness

Book / Literary Fiction

October 29, 2017

Reads: 75

Comments: 1

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Sister Mary Anthony struggles to understand what is taking place around her. With her sisters conspiring against her what is she to do? In her powerless position she must find a way out. New chapters coming every week. Read More

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Most of us have to deal with loss at some point. What are we to learn from it? How do we move forward? Read More
*Quote from Simon Petrikov* Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 05, 2017

Reads: 51

Comments: 1

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Feeling better after a brief period of illness. Read More

Tags: illness, cure, healing

Reads: 245

Comments: 4

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This poem is supposed to sum up that familiar feeling I get sometimes, when I look in the mirror and remember where I came from. But what it means to you, is up for suggestion. Read More
This story was written on Sept 26, 2014. Facts, dates, names, places, events, and activities are true. Story was written around the facts. Read More
a girl who struggles with an unknown illness wants nothing more then love. Read More

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem/ song basically expressing the way i feel especially when it comes to my health and at this point i have just completely given up on all sorts of hope and meaning in life and i just seem to question How much longer? How much longer is… Read More

Tags: illness

When your death is impending, what will you choose to do? Serena is aware of her own demise, but trudges forward to meet her maker, leaving no words behind for the ones she loves. Read More

Tags: death, family, illness

Reads: 79

Comments: 1

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Reads: 246

Comments: 6

Shelves: 3

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I wrote this poem because currently my grandad is in the hospital dying from cancer and well this was the only way to express some of the things that i needed to say to him with out him knowing that i knew that hes gonna die and pretty soon. Read More
This is a story about some of the thing i have gone through in life and the struggle i have faced for so long. All my life i have lived with asthma and for the past few years i have been living with the invisable illness also known as CFS/M.E… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 03, 2017

Reads: 121

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Poem revolving around depths of self-hatred and destruction. Read More

Reads: 222

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A young girl experiences lots of emotions as her friend betrays her, she speaks of how her love for this one guy who sticks by her through all her tough times but she also speaks of her struggle in hospital up until her death. She speaks of the sights she… Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

January 19, 2017

Reads: 108

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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My Anxiety essay. How I deal with it. What I believe can happen. Read More
Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

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