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A woman ends her life when her lovers life is lost. But she then falls for someone among the living. Read More
Pining for her long dead soldier! Read More
Short story through the eyes of a sad orphan boy who is too scared to show his feelings so he goes through life avoiding making sincere connections out of fear of hurting others. Read More
War unites confusion and delusions and destroys dreams and aspirations. Vietnam was no exception, and the boys and men who found themselves in the middle of the chaos and madness of war were not immune from the loneliness and heartache of separation from a world of promise and prosperity left… Read More
Nestled in the middle of nowhere in a field of forgotten dreams lie the sleeping souls of our past. The eternal slumber peaceful and serene. A metal gate secured by lock and key, as if to keep the ghosts of yesterday from fleeing or abandoning their desolate and overgrown kingdom… Read More
I hear a gentle whisper drifting in the wind. Silenced voices trying to escape the earthen vaults that smother the sound of time and the breath that used to flow. Loneliness the only companion left to those that mourn and grieve the days that used to be. Read More
Loneliness is the cruelest thing to feel. It is when the night begins to cry that we feel hopelessness engulf and consume the humanness within. It is pity that betrays a broken or abandoned heart, and defeat and guilt and despondency that hallows out what human soul there was. Read More
This is a brief attempt to narrate what a lonely five-year-old child could possibly be going through daily. Read More

Poem / Romance

May 12, 2021

Of loving who you are. Read More

Tags: love, life, loneliness

The second part, and end, of a romantic short story with settings in Naples, Florida. Read More

Reads: 65

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Never alone means never alone. No one is alone. Read More

Reads: 84

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Cover art by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Read More

Tags: love, loneliness, wish

Poem / Poetry

December 14, 2020

Reads: 104

Comments: 3

The Review Chain House

Not everyone enjoys Christmas; many are alone, lonely, and blue. This poem suggests a way to convert the blues into sparkle. Read More
What football (soccer) means to a lonely middle aged man. Read More

Reads: 210

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is the story of a sensitive kid, and that kid was me. Read More

Featured Review by Sharief Hendricks

"What an excellent piece Roxanne !!! You took me on a journey of your sensitivity and your sad emotions as your vivid imagery jumped off the s..." Read More

Some days, I would love to be adored as much as most alcohol is loved. Some days, I would love to be the main interest of your love. Read More
I'm have compiled my existing poems into a one book volume. I will be adding poems to this list as time moves on. I know the majority of my poems are dark but I will throw in some light hearted and fun poems every once in a while. I just… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 30, 2020

A way for me to vent about what happened with me and my two closest friends. Read More
The prologue of a short story I once wrote. Let me know if you'd read the rest! Read More
A poem on being trapped Read More
A young man, Christopher Downing, is overwhelmed by a severe anxiety disorder that consumes his time, sabotages his relationships and threatens his life. By the end of the story, the snowstorm outside his window symbolizes his state of mental paralysis. Read More

Short Story / Flash Fiction

September 20, 2020

Reads: 161

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
Reflections on technology's possible role in human loneliness. Read More

Reads: 207

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A double acrostic poem. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
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