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This free verse poem is about one guy getting rejected by a girl for someone else. Read More

Tags: life, free-verse, misc

Short Story / Humor

October 22, 2019

Reads: 39

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote a number of stories about life in "modern" Australia some years ago (The Tutor and the Game also on Booksie are others). I hopefully will have enough one day to put together a short book. In the mean time I post them here to give them a "try"… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2019

Reads: 61

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem about time and aging process of life. I dedicate this poem to people who are or maybe older than me. To me, who can live life and share thier wisdom or experences are people for me to admire and respect. Read More

Tags: life, aging, time, wave

This free verse poem is from the point of view of one friend noticing that another is still waiting for her lover to come back. Read More

Tags: life, free-verse, misc

This sevenling poem is about what happens after a man sees his wife seeing herself in a mirror with a new party dress on. Read More

Tags: life, misc, sevenling

lets paint it all black Read More

Tags: life, truth

The author of this free verse poem shows us how it feels to be shy around certain people. Read More

Tags: life, free-verse, misc

Let the words speak for themselves. Read More
A comparison of ancient and modern Read More

Tags: life, spirit

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The author of this free verse poem offers what he believes is a possible explanation for a couple's unusual condition. Read More

Reads: 35

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This nove otto poem is from the point of view of an imprisoned agent whose captor was about to do something to him. Read More
In this etheree poem, the author describes a dream that also happens to involve a beautiful woman. Read More
One of a group of friends is using this free verse poem to talk about a woman's misguided choice of lovers. Read More

Tags: life, free-verse, misc

A poem about the harsh realities of life. Daring us to press on nevertheless. Read More
Two strangers share their life stories and past relationships only to discover that they are polar opposites. Read More
This tanka poem happens to be someone introducing a rock star who happens to be an actual cat. Read More

Tags: fantasy, life, tanka, misc

A man is using this free verse poem to talk about what he and his friends had witnessed inside a strip club. Read More

Reads: 35

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This free verse poem is about what two of a group of friends have been spotted doing while the group is on vacation. Read More
This is my hypothesis/argument for the meaning of life. Do you agree or disagree? Let me know. Read More
In this nonet poem, the author discovers that a friend is walking alone on a local beach and figures out why. Read More

Tags: adult, life, misc, nonet

This etheree poem happens to be a letter from a young woman to her parents telling them about the life she's been living so far. Read More

Tags: adult, life, etheree, misc

This free verse poem is about what a man has seen while walking his way to work. Read More

Tags: life, free-verse, misc

In this free verse poem, a man shares how his lover feels while she's with him. Read More

Reads: 121

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

For the witch found inside... Read More

Tags: love, life

Poem / Poetry

October 12, 2019

Reads: 32

Comments: 1

The Poems House

This poem is just about us. Well, maybe some of us, I guess. Read More

Tags: life, age, viewpoints

Reads: 56

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This free verse poem is from the point of view of someone sharing how it feels to be friendless. Read More

Tags: life, free-verse, misc

Poem / Flash Fiction

October 11, 2019

Reads: 75

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This free verse poem is from the point of view of one of a group of friends watching a couple kiss in front of them. Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 11, 2019

About a parent who teaches their boy a life lesson, but admits the mistakes they've made, and strives to be just like the boy. Read More

Tags: childhood, life, youth

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