Illness stories, books, poems, and more

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It's never a good idea to enter the woods at night. Read More

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This story is a true account of a walk I took around the neighborhood with my father. It became one of the most significant memories I had with him. It started a metamorphosis of sorts for me. Read More

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New York, 1974. In the city that never sleeps, Rowena Barclay, a nurse in hospital, struggles to deal with the news that a lot of people are falling sick in the city the city that never sleeps. Read More
Food is necessary for life. When food and eating becomes a compulsive disorder food becomes a toxin . Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 01, 2020

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The love of my cameras life Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 22, 2020

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Comments: 2

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Something that I wrote for my creative writing class a while back. The assignment was to write an abecedarian poem and this is the result. Let me know what you think. Read More

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Why the fuck should I care? Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 09, 2020

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This poem is a representation of my life and my body. I suffer from quite a lot of illnesses and it can be overwhelming at times. For anyone out their with invisible illnesses you are going to get through it. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

April 01, 2020

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I felt it in me , This alien thing , Growing day by day , Hurting when I breathed , Read More

Tags: illness, cancer

Reads: 240

Comments: 9

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If crazy were a noise, it’d be ringing in your ears. Read More

Tags: crazy, illness, noise

Reads: 103

Comments: 3

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World War III Inside Read More
A day in the life living with a Rare illness Read More

Tags: poetry, life, illness

Poem / Poetry

December 29, 2019

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Teetering on the edge Read More
This short story is about a woman saying goodbye to her sick daughter in hospital. The prompt that was used for this short story was ‘End Of The Earth’ by MARINA, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds. Some of the lyrics from the song were used in the short… Read More
New York, July 4, 2019. Madison Gorman and her sister Lisa Gorman, struggle to survive The Epidemic, which causes illness in human beings. When their parents, Harry and Carol Gorman, die in their house in Lower Manhattan, they leave their home, and go on a road trip across America, as… Read More
This is a story I wrote that is far apart from my other works. This is the story that involves millions of other married people that are going through the times of dealing with issues that they cannot control but are keeping hope. This story is dedicated to the people… Read More

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DARK FANTASY Red and yellow and pink and green, orange and purple and blue, Cathy was a Rainbow, Was a Rainbow, Was a Rainbow, Too! Photo of Cathy as a Rainbow by Alexas Fotos on pixabay Read More

Tags: creepy, weird, illness

Featured Review by Rob73

"A different, well written, short fantasy story, HJ. I liked reading it." Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2019

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Comments: 3

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A symptom of lovesickness Read More

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What I want, when I want Read More

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Comments: 7

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Suffocates me Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 22, 2019

Reads: 255

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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Every now and again Read More
Unfortunately, we can't save some things no matter how hard we try- sometimes, the most beautiful things are meant to be gone first... Read More
An non-optimistic short story for the new year.. . Read More

Tags: sad, suicide, help, illness, bus

Short Story / Poetry

November 25, 2018

Reads: 415

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

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A short poetic story. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 24, 2018

Reads: 219

Comments: 1

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Slumberland is sad. It’s sad because it’s true. There was once a patient of mine when I was a nurse, who had had a stroke. He was a quiet man, a very nice man, who made a reasonable recovery. His wife, on the other hand, was a bat. She was… Read More
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