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Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2020

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this a few years ago after my grandmother passed. Read More
A poem by Nokuthula Mkhonza, written for all the people who lost yheir dads out therw! Read More

Tags: love, daddy, miss, mourning

Tragedy strikes, villagers act to pave the way for a soul not longed for this world. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2019

Reads: 86

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: wife, mourning, caesar

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2019

Reads: 187

Comments: 1

The A Home For Poetry House

EPITAPHS - Epitaphs are simple written forms of poetry or prose in memory of the deceased. Most commonly found on Tombstones. The following are poetic epitaphs written by me for no one in particular, using a simple (AABBCC) Rhyme scheme inspired by 17th century poet Robert Herrick's short poem "Upon… Read More
A brief snapshot of an individual wrestling with suicide in the wake of the loved one's passing. Read More

Reads: 942

Comments: 9

Shelves: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Non-Fiction

May 07, 2019

Reads: 451

Comments: 9

The Booksie Classic House

To Sami. March 2008--May 2019. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Tags: death, grief, mourning

Poem / Poetry

April 12, 2019

Reads: 229

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just one black rose. Read More
On my last trip to the mainland I was gifted a handwritten book of my Mother's poetry from about the time I was five years old Read More
Short story, open ended. A consciousness after death. Read More
This is essentially a poem about loss, but it could also be about searching Read More

Tags: love, hope, ghost, mourning

Reads: 255

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

After watching a new Netflix documentary last night, “Dogs”, I though this piece of flash fiction appropriate to revisit. So much wanting, so little fulfillment. Easy to assume it’s a chronic ailment of all ages and species. (Image by pinterest) Read More

Tags: mourning

A really good friend of mine lost her father a little over a year ago. When I heard the news, these words came to me for her. Read More

Tags: death, mourning

This poem has many meanings regarding a struggle with your spirituality. Feel free to interpret it as you wish. Read More

Reads: 427

Comments: 14

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

Trying times for me... Read More

Reads: 470

Comments: 16

Shelves: 3

The Vintage Publishing House

To my grieving 'Summer night'... Read More
The darkest light can shine even in shadow. Read More

Tags: hope, mourning

16-year-old Megan Brooke falls into substance abuse after her mom's death and moves to Miami for a clean slate. Now, she must outrun a drug dealer she owes money and confront her inner demons. Read More
A letter to the woman who killed my uncle Read More

Tags: death, grief, mourning

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