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The melody fills the empty house and your lost in the sound. As you finish you end with a note that puts chills down your spine. It was beautiful. The faint sound of clapping filled the halls. Read More
Life isn't as easy as it seems. Some people are just great actors Read More
When the world is pulling you down, an escape far away seems like the only option. Whether it’s on the ground beneath your feet or in your head. Among broken friendships and secrets, Soleil waits for Ignis’ return after his sudden disappearance. Could the answers lie somewhere other than this… Read More
Tall, Overweight, And Socially Inept (TOASI) is as honest a depiction of childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood as I could possibly make it. This story was written partly in real-time, partly looking back after years of introspective reflection. TOASI charts the life of Oscar Blomqvist from the suburbs of Stockholm… Read More
Jane and Cleo. They're together. They got things going for them. They are happy. But they are never alone. Read More
It's far from uncommon to hear about somebody's struggle with their body-image and so on. We always hear "oh I wish I looked like so and so", "my thighs are so fat", "my nose is too small", and many more variations of self-deprecation, which is sadly the common-fare of our… Read More

Poem / Young Adult

February 21, 2021

Reads: 45

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I thought that a topic so dear to me would easily evoke a quality summary, but oh how so very wrong I was. All I can say is, we've all felt trapped before - some in their fate, some in their circumstances, and others in their body. Despite society's ever-changing… Read More
Death. It's something we've all encountered in our lives. A relative's or friend's passing, the withering of a historical leader from some distant country... it's a topic we're all so familiar yet so unacquainted with; something that seems so far away, yet so immediate, for we all know our death… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 12, 2021

Reads: 69

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 20

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is the story of Lara and Sam. What started as a friendship in college has now blown into relationship. They have passed out of college and entered into a life where they have each other. But is it enough for them? Life is not like college and the problems… Read More

Book / Other

January 28, 2021

Reads: 1009

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a basic writing on different mental health issues and other aspects that I have had personal experience with, and the methods I have applied to make a change in myself. Read More

Short Story / Other

January 20, 2021

Reads: 53

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Fighting for air and your life. Read More
In this essay, I explore my experience with bipolar disorder and how the highs and lows helped me take more risks with my heart and open it more compassionately to myself and others. I also discuss the lyrics of the song "Heartliation" by the band AJJ. Anything I say about… Read More

Book / Other

January 07, 2021

Reads: 375

Comments: 9

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The thing is life was falling down around you and you knew you would get through it. You just weren’t sure you wanted to. Some people have big stories, some people tell of their heroic deeds or the deep struggles that they've fought through. And some people are just there,… Read More
A story about my life with bordeline personality disorder and other mental illnesses. Read More
a simplified concept in dealing with struggles and find resilience Read More

Reads: 96

Comments: 2

The Review Chain House

There's not always one answer to a problem, and sometimes all you need is to not be alone. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

November 05, 2020

Reads: 147

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Many, many moons ago I wrote this when I was at my lowest. Read More

Reads: 112

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I wanted to originally create a poem akin to Paul Hunt's Night Diary, that used to be read to me as a child. If you have never read it before, I'd definitely recommend it. It is a short book but it is truly beautiful. The perspective of this poem is… Read More
A story of a young boy who is about to kill himself. Read More
A look at Covid-19's effect on our mental health. Read More
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