Melancholy stories, books, poems, and more

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The Melbourne Mixtape is a collection of memoirs, musings and more poetic stories I've written over many years. I will be adding memoirs to this book as chapter instalments week by week. The initial chapter features humour and satirical elements, as it deals with getting older from a male perspective.… Read More

Poem / Romance

October 08, 2019

Reads: 118

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

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Saudade: noun. (in Portuguese folk culture) a deep emotional state of melancholic longing for a person or thing that is absent. _ Photo by: Maeesha Seraj (Pinterest) Read More

Poem / Other

December 30, 2018

I wonder what impact I have in other peoples life's. Read More
These are just original poems that I think of. (There's a lot, so mentally prepare yourself.) Read More

Reads: 436

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a poem about a person unhappy about their life and unwilling to do anything to change their circumstances. Read More
He is not really a bad person, just trying to survive, and failing. Read More
{ "Life but goes on and the world keeps turning..." } Read More

Short Story / Romance

January 20, 2018

Reads: 1087

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

And then, she cried her eyes out because she wished he was there beside her at her best moment. She wished he was with her when she cried. He was there beside her, but in a different country. They were together, and yet apart. Martian, come back, stay with… Read More
Her heart is now with him. They might now confess, and get married in front of God. They might get their "happily ever after" that they didn't get while they were on earth. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 07, 2017

Reads: 362

Comments: 10

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever been hit by a sudden feeling of extreme sadness? Read More
Another day, another night - another mortal coil. Read More
Whatever the meaning , it's up to you to find it Read More

Tags: life, time, melancholy

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2017

Reads: 424

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

i don't want to fade away Read More
Echo, the burden to keep those informed, forced to sing the words written in ancient stones... Read More
Influenced by this meme http://memes.ucoz.com/_nw/52/39629363.jpg Read More

Reads: 362

Comments: 1

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just a sad day. Read More
If you had been quicker, could you have saved him? Read More

Poem / Romance

April 24, 2017

You suddenly remembered the woman who got away. As a writer what will you do? The answer is very simple: write. Read More

Reads: 371

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the story of two disheartened people falling in love with each other's sadness.. Read More

Tags: sad, melancholy

A short collection of poems describing the dark side of an infatuation. Read More

Reads: 369

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about wanting to enjoy life to its fullest Read More

Short Story / Literary Fiction

December 18, 2016

Reads: 394

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes you wish you could be someone else. Read More

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