Illness stories, books, poems, and more

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Script / Non-Fiction

November 08, 2017

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: illness

Book / Literary Fiction

October 29, 2017

Reads: 20

Comments: 1

Shelves: 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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Another poem concerning life & it's problems. It might be subtle and largely metaphoric, but I hope people can find something enjoyable in it. Read More
*Quote from Simon Petrikov* Read More
One heart can save a life...or maybe even more. Kayleigh Elliot always knew she was a ticking time bomb. At the age of six, she knew that her heart wouldn't last her entire life. Yet sixteen years later, no one is prepared for the day she collapses,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 08, 2017

Reads: 33

Shelves: 1

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Anyone else ever experience anything like this? If not, count the blessing you may too often forget you have. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 05, 2017

Reads: 25

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Feeling better after a brief period of illness. Read More

Tags: illness, cure, healing

Reads: 212

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

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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

Reads: 61

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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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: 48

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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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: 77

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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

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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: 61

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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My Anxiety essay. How I deal with it. What I believe can happen. Read More

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Comments: 1

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You saw me. I know you saw me. So why didn't you help? Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

December 31, 2016

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Shelves: 1

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This song is about eating disorders, the effects they have on both your mind and your body... I wrote this in the hopes of helping anyone who is struggling with an eating disorder as I am recently with anorexia. This is an encouragement to get help and trust other's when… Read More

Book / Young Adult

December 10, 2016

Reads: 3687

Shelves: 2

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Life with cystic fibrosis is a constant struggle but for Sean Foster his life: from his birth to death (and beyond) is one of epic adventure. this is a story that started with one tragic situation that lead to another culminating in a newly formed family growing larger in small… Read More

Tags: love, family, sad, illness, sexy

we are machines... but our origional software is bonded to our hardware permanently. Read More

Reads: 177

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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When people ask how you're doing, they expect the answer 'fine how are you?', but sometimes you can't give that answer. So this is what I'm thinking when I say I'm fine. Read More

Poem / Romance

October 02, 2016

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

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Parameters change, people grow together or apart by challenge they face. Where may the ship be sailing to? Read More

Miscellaneous / Thrillers

August 21, 2016

Reads: 157

Shelves: 1

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A short depicting a young girl and the beginning of her journey to what could be the end of the human population as hinted to her by the swift murder of her brother, mother and father on the part of our microscopic antagonist. Read More
I knew my husband and John were close. Even closer than brothers. But I could not help myself from having a jolt of jealousy when my husband took John’s hand and rub its back gently with his thumb. How could I not feel jealous? I never remembered when he had… Read More
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