Metaphorical stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

March 01, 2015

Reads: 149

Shelves: 1

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Metaphorical poem from my writing class in high school Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

January 11, 2015

Reads: 171

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short surrealist story about three men occupying their respective worlds Read More

Reads: 73

Shelves: 1

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Three paths all lie before you, are your choices permanent? Or can you find your way no matter what? Read More
Six year old Arella wonders what is at the end of the rainbow, and why some rainbows are different. This short story makes metaphors and references to something beyond humans and what a rainbow is: mystery. Read More
This work highlights the feelings a musician, specifically a pianist, feel when they do their thing. The seemingly random capitalization adds to the mood, and also helps to specify which element is being referred to. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 06, 2014

Reads: 155

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a poem about the confused feelings of a bystander that found someone hanging in their room. {CONTAINS DISTRESSING AND DISTURBING CONTENT} Read More

Short Story / Other

February 07, 2014

Reads: 172

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Something I wrote on impulse after a brief conversation with one of my few but very close friends. I hope you don't find it overly pretentious. Read More

Reads: 125

Shelves: 1

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I wrote this based on something I half remember from when I was about six. People always want what is forbidden, don't they? Sometimes its difficult to tell the real from the fantasy. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 13, 2013

Reads: 118

Shelves: 1

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This poem speaks about the effect of keeping your problems bottled up. It tells us that the more you keep things inside the bigger the explosion. There is a differenciation in tone in the last stanza as it speaks about how rewarding it can be to "let it out". Read More

Short Story / Romance

May 27, 2013

Reads: 279

Shelves: 1

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfRFzsWYfPM Listen while reading. Read More

Reads: 158

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A lonely Free Thrower encounters a former idol of his, only to hear some unsettling statements. Read More

Reads: 390

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Written: January 2013 Meaning: I recently had a dream about the girl I'm currently dating and for some reason my subconscious mind communicates mostly in metaphors, so it was a bit difficult to decipher. The first chapter of this story is my best attempt at describing the actual dream itself,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 26, 2013

Reads: 160

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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Written: circa 2010 Meaning: This poem is representative of my realization of a mental balance, between structure and chaos, as a necessity to my personal survival. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2012

Reads: 85

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Once again, another metaphorical poem. Read More
A poem about a radiant Rose... That may be a metaphor for a woman. Read More

Poem / Horror

June 23, 2012

Reads: 95

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I was going through yet another bad time. I slit my writs and watched the blood pour onto my kitchen floor. This is what I felt when I saw it. Read More
A short poem about the beauty of my favourite place in the world. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 14, 2012

Reads: 72

Shelves: 1

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every enigmatic and metaphorical Read More
A short story of the lonely man, who we can all relate to. Read More

Reads: 107

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A short poem, about a man who has lost his love... And future. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 27, 2012

Reads: 212

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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To wake up from this. Read More

Reads: 152

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

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[The First Poem Of 2012!!!] I guess... this could be taken metaphorically or literally, either way, questions, comments and opinions are greatly appreciated! Happy January!! Read More
A 'love and lost' song, not the typical one, but a love and lost song none the less. Read More

Reads: 131

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A while ago, my girl friend and I broke up. We have our reasons. Those reasons being that she fell for one of my ex boyfriends. I wrote this a while back, and it's not goodm but whatever. My ex girlfriend has snce dumped him because she found him cheating… Read More

Reads: 82

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Ol' School Shakespearean Sonnet. Read More

Reads: 441

Shelves: 1

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Is it the beginning of the end? Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2011

Reads: 400

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A short poem I wrote about a girl on the beach. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 14, 2011

Reads: 148

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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poem i wrote the other day Read More
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