Mortality stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

August 31, 2017

Reads: 151

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Our last laugh. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 06, 2017

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

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Constrained using the 5 Ws (Who, What, When, Where, Why), a free verse poem. I don't like it.You might. Read More

Reads: 71

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Pain doesn't last forever, time makes sure of that. Read More
When the weight of poor character consumes you. Read More

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Our own mortality. One of the things that humans fear the most. Death. The end. ultimate termination. The cryptic darkness that awaits as we pray for the everlasting bright light.... Read More
This piece can be found in Inwood Indiana Press, on the issue themed "Tracks". Read More
Tremble those with god-like hands . . . Read More

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Harmony Townsend is no an ordinary teenager. She is the Grecian Goddess Harmonia reborn on earth as part of a decree set forth by her father, Zeus, King of the Gods. Harmonia is the Goddess of Justice and Harmony, who is reborn with her twin sister, Eris, the Goddess of… Read More

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Comments: 1

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Mortality is a weakness. Read More
(PLEASE NOTE: This version is unedited, meaning that is has not been looked by our editor, aka the Grammar Nazi. Expect to see some minor mistakes.) The mortals allowed the immortals to live, not because of kindness, but because the immortals would win in the end. The immortals, although children,… Read More

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Comments: 2

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Another short poem about life. Read More

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Comments: 2

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Just a short poem I wrote looking back on childhood and thinking about life in general. Read More

Tags: death, life, mortality

Reads: 114

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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As we grow older time speeds up. Moments we once took for granted are now treasured. So my dear..hold those memories near. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 28, 2013

Reads: 93

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This may be a bit long, but it shows a side of everyone that should be realized when they dig deep enough into their own beings. Read More

Poem / Memoir

October 27, 2013

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Comments: 1

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Haiku Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 12, 2013

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

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From a real memory lying in bed in a bedroom I shared with my brother as kids and being unable to sleep due to my first grip of panic about mortality. Read More

Book / Fantasy

August 22, 2013

Reads: 126

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In a reality where two completely opposite worlds exist side by side, Caroline is working through the adolescent struggles of growing up in her own world and like most humans, she is completely ignorant of the existence of this alternative reality. But after an eventful day in her childhood in… Read More
My third poem. Tried rhyming with this effort. I am a father and felt entitled to do some creative thinking in this direction. Read More

Poem / Other

May 20, 2013

Reads: 88

Shelves: 1

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about the insatisfication of life and death Read More

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A simple poem about the power of time, and the belief that life and love are intensified by the fact that you will never have forever with the person that you love most, and this forces you to truly live in the moment. I would never want immortality because I… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 11, 2013

Reads: 84

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes we believe ourselves to be at peace with death. Read More

Tags: death, life, mortality

Reads: 172

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Musings on moving across "the pond"..... Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 14, 2012

Reads: 1374

Comments: 23

Shelves: 1

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Elizabeth Worthington finds herself involved with some immortal beings, will she become one of them? Read More
Time passing in an elderly rest home Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 07, 2012

Reads: 102

Shelves: 1

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Bump! What was that? Bump! There it is again! Bump! Like the ticking of a clock, Bump! Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 01, 2012

Reads: 254

Comments: 19

Shelves: 1

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I dont know why it just wrote itself maybe I am feeling prophetic. Read More

Tags: god, life, die, live, pray, mortality

Poem / Poetry

June 24, 2012

Reads: 100

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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A thought about what really matters in the large scheme.... Read More

Tags: life, mortality

Realizing my own mortality at 27. Read More

Short Story / Other

February 27, 2012

Reads: 39

Shelves: 1

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I love this story, and it was a lot of fun to write. When the great writer Michael Bower hears about the death of his once-best-friend, he must travel to his home town to attend the funeral - and face his own mortality. I hope you enjoy! Read More
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