Manipulation stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Non-Fiction

September 02, 2019

Reads: 97

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A hidden danger to giving an interview. Beware! Cover image: pixabay.com Read More
There is a definitive rift between the religious, and non-religious. Especially in America. I have absolutely zero problem with those who do believe, but I do take issue to the inherently toxic message religion, when stemming from "holy" books, and those who interpret said "holy" book literally to the point… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 29, 2018

I feel like it’s alright for me to act this way, because you told me it is alright that’s why you pull my strings. Read More

Poem / Other

September 18, 2018

Reads: 169

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Other

September 17, 2018

Reads: 153

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

Swept up by the excitement of a crowd, a young woman finds herself in a line before an ornate building. Curiosity demands she find out why so many wait. Read More

Poem / Other

July 11, 2018

Reads: 157

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 232

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The ~We Are Writers~ House

The bully from part one suffered major prolonged emotional low due to his being defeated by the twig boy in part 1. him fanning the fire of the conflict leads to the second fight. Read More

Poem / Other

February 17, 2018

Reads: 283

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

A poem inspired by the new Muse track; 'Thought Contagion'. View the video and listen to the track at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQ_3S-IQm38&list=RDQQ_3S-IQm38 Read More

Reads: 608

Comments: 15

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing House

I hope you enjoy my story. Thank you :) Read More

Reads: 388

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Controlling you sounds like fun. Read More

Poem / Other

August 02, 2017

Reads: 322

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem that tells of what happens to those who manipulate others. the manipulated heal in time but the manipulators tread a lonely road. Read More

Poem / Other

May 14, 2017

Reads: 281

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem on my interpretation of manipulation. Read More

Reads: 298

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

You can make any budget appear to be fair -- it's all in the spin! Read More
This is an essay about today's use of manipulative language in order to establish the effect that the workforce complies with company or organizational policies. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 24, 2017

Reads: 309

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem to accompany my short story 'Love And Hate'. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2016

Reads: 294

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Careful pulling those tangled strings otherwise they might snap. Read More

Book / Romance

August 14, 2016

The year is 1936. It's a hot and humid summer. Jean Mooney is seventeen, going on eighteen when a new family, the Montgomery's, move into town, taking up lodge next to the Mooney's family farm. With their airs of wealth and comfort, Jean disregards them completely. That is, until Jean… Read More

Reads: 270

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Are we all caught up in a big dance without even knowing? Read More
A kidnapped girl is the victim of manipulation. Forced to commit acts without consent from her own conscious. Will her life return to normal? Read More
Anna and Riley recount their past and initial meeting. Mother reveals her past struggles in the 2nd installment of the 3-part C.A.R.O.L.L. short story series. Read More
There are just parts of Lorelei Saunders life she's just not sure actually happened. Read More
Candice began her new life away from the influences of her past. Her old habits and past dealings come to bare when her relationship with her boyfriend Alex becomes strained. In the first installment of the CAROLL series old habits and old wounds become uncovered and exposed. Read More
don't be sheep. It never ends well for sheep. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

December 08, 2015

Because some people will never let you forget. My story of how I lost my innocence, and was manipulated into a relationship only out of guilt (and I wound up keeping it a secret from my family and friends for a long time) to someone who was really only ever… Read More

Reads: 504

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The thirst for power and control overtakes Salvatore, the New York Mafia bosses only son, when he finds out he won't be the successor to his fathers empire. Convinced by the idea of being the head of his own criminal organization, he drags his buddies down a road of manipulation… Read More
"The scariest haunted house in the world." Elliot is skeptical, but what's the worst that can happen? A place that claims to show true fear...but true fear isn't rubber masks and jumpscares. Ask yourself...Do you know what true fear is? Read More
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