Illness stories, books, poems, and more

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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

Reads: 188

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In this book I'm just writing the story of my illness and trying to motivate other fragile people to overcome any kind of health problem. You will learn about this rare and genetic disease that forces us to live in the darkness. 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

Featured Review by tom mcmullen

"Powerful poem Burning Sage!" Read More

Reads: 108

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

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 Joe Stuart

"I don't think I read the earlier version, HJ, but this one is very good. I always review my stories several times to get the words just right an..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2019

Reads: 127

Comments: 3

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A symptom of lovesickness Read More

Reads: 107

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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What I want, when I want Read More

Reads: 156

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

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Suffocates me Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 22, 2019

Reads: 167

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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Every now and again 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: 189

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A short poetic story. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 24, 2018

Reads: 101

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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
A poem split into two parts; each part from the perspective of a couple. Read More

Short Story / Other

October 30, 2018

Reads: 117

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: 134

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: 127

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Yet another original poem, by yours truly. Read More

Poem / Romance

September 30, 2018

Reads: 134

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

Instead of an ear worm Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2018

Reads: 133

Comments: 1

The Family House

Thos is a poem about cancer. Read More

Tags: death, illness

Poem / Poetry

September 27, 2018

Reads: 101

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: 168

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: 163

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: 121

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 124

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
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