Institution stories, books, poems, and more

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The essay talks about an Indian railway station where the author has to catch his train. The author finds himself in a situation where he can easily have a feel of the growth and explosion of population and its impact on daily life in India. The author goes on to… Read More

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Comments: 34

Shelves: 2

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"Most people have stereotypes against people with mental disorders, like they just sit there all day and claw at the walls and bang their head against the floor, but that was nothing like my experience. Most of the teenagers I interacted with were either really suicidal or chronically depressed, many… Read More
A view of institutions built for controlling people and giving power to people who will abuse it; namely but not limited to the church. Read More

Reads: 658

Comments: 12

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Ophelia is a normal, quiet spoken girl, who never asked for trouble. That is, until she was arrested for the mass murder of 27 innocent people, including her girlfriend Molly and best friend Aaron.The dolls house, a private institution where criminal young woman serve out their sentences through community… Read More
While working at a mental institution, I met a lot of people who deserved the chance to be heard-My aim is to give a voice to one lady in particular. Along with mental illness and a mild intellectual disability, she has suffered from abuse for her entire life. This is… Read More

Reads: 941

Comments: 41

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A story about "Little" Laura Little, who is admitted to a mental institution for her eating disorder and anxiety. Read More
taken from my book, "My Head Is Swarming With Flies" Read More

Reads: 557

Comments: 3

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Anna Reardon is a young and struggling artist,looking for a way out of the world she lives in. By chance, her answer comes from the In Vitro Fertilisation Experiment, otherwise known as IFE. But suddenly Anna is plunged into a world of moral confliction, controversial health issues and faced with… Read More

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Comments: 3

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A man struggles for life and realises all the good thing within it. Read More
Number 127; that's what they call her because it's her door number.She has a real name, but that doesn't matter in the institution, or "hellhole" as she thinks of it. She can't do anything but listen to the clock ticking while waiting for time to pass in her empty room.… Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 06, 2011

Reads: 488

Comments: 2

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the begining of what is to hopefully be a longer version of this story. An insane asylum doctor who is "here to help you" when you realize he is doing anything but helping. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

October 20, 2011

Reads: 501

Comments: 2

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Adriane wakes up with no past memory and a strange ability: she can shoot fire out of her hands. But that's not all she can do, and as she realizes just how bad things are, a mean girl and potential crush start to make things worse. Knowledge can be decieving,… Read More
The Maxwells have it all - family, fame and fortune. There are some things money just can't buy - keeping a love one alive and kept secrets from another with a clandestine past. Find out how this matriarch handles keeping her family together through many trials and tribulations. Things change… Read More
The story of a girl so locked up inside she can't speak out. Read More

Book / Memoir

May 15, 2011

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Comments: 63

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This is a story of Terra, written in first person by me (Terra) of my experience. The day my boyfriend of nearly 2 years who was both abusive and manipulative (I didn't realize it until much later, the signs of his actions in the past), broke up with me. Immediately… Read More
A thin line divides the sane and the insane... Read More
A few nights ago, I was having trouble sleeping. This story popped into my mind, and I felt the need to write it down. I've never shown my writing to anyone before, so I'm not sure how others are going to react. It was inspired by a picture I saw… Read More
I wrote this a while back and had the guts to present it to my choir class when we had to all come up with a song to sing against the other half of the class. When I sang it, this kid kept on calling my "Lily Allen" and his… Read More

Short Story / Other

September 14, 2010

Reads: 425

Comments: 4

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Why cant I break down this wall between her and I? Read More

Poem / Other

September 12, 2010

Reads: 432

Comments: 11

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Submission to PatiYEAH's Picture Challenge. I chose The Door. Read More

Reads: 183

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I'm not good a summaries but...I'll try. Meet Lynn: a shy girl with an abusive past. Meet Axel: a young victim of schizophrenia. When the two are sent to Applegate Manor sanitarium, they form an unbreakable bond, unknowing of what chaos is unfold ahead. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 01, 2010

Reads: 492

Comments: 10

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A Poem Wrote For A Novel By HelloKittyFucksTheMainstream Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 09, 2007

Reads: 484

Comments: 5

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A poem about a persons feelings when they are admitted to an instution. The way that their personality and indivuality are taken away from them. This piece orginally started as a song but I think it works as well as a piece of peotry. Read More
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