Modest stories, books, poems, and more

5 results

Essay / Other

February 05, 2015

Reads: 1006

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the mid-eighties, snow-thrower manufacturing firm Toro, launched a promotion where purchasers of snow blower could refund a part of their purchase in the event that the next winter was characterized by modest snowfalls. The amount of money that was refunded was related to the amounts of snowfall thus putting… Read More
Travis Boone is a simple man, who enjoys simple things such as tea and the smell of fresh newsprint. As the editor in chief to his city's newspaper, he's seen and written many things- But never anything like this. Mysteriously, Travis stumbles upon a peculiar book: A diary. Although the… Read More

Reads: 591

Comments: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A love-struck vampire Prince, A jealous Queen-to-be, a poor human girl and a love potion gone horribly wrong. Then again, the old hag did tell them that nine times out of ten, the damned thing never really worked the way it was supposed to. Ah, oh well. The Story: Guinevere… Read More

Reads: 7848

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

NOTE: This essay was written by me as another example of the popular Modest Proposal essays. I'm not a gay-basher, this essay is SARCASTIC/SATIRICAL. If you pay attention to the subtle details, you can tell this is not my actual opinion. DISCLAIMER: I do not hate homosexuals, and this essay… Read More

Reads: 266

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I heard the news report this morning and was saddened by the deaths in Iraq, but as I began to research material on the internet, I was just as saddened by the way that women are treated. I discovered 40 or 50 since the beginning of the year were killed… Read More
Booksie 2017-2018 Short Story Contest

Welcome New Writers