Neglect stories, books, poems, and more

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As the autumn leaves sweep the eves of an old house, an old woman lies quietly in the shadows, neglected for perhaps a few days too long. Death creeps upon us. Read More
Another poem from Literature class. We had to write a poem about a parent, so I wrote this about my father. Enjoy. Read More

Poem / Romance

November 08, 2019

Reads: 199

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A girl lost in a world with only her thoughts to save her. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A writer struggles to finish his latest book, on a lonely obscure night. Read More

Book / Other

January 11, 2019

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A girl wakes in a prison cell with no memory of how she got in there or who she is. All she has is a dream of a woman who she hates. She hears a voice through the wall which gives her hope of escaping one day soon. Read More
During the day, Carrie Emerson is a seventeen year old girl who drew the short straw in life. Working at a diner to keep food on the table and the electricity on for her and her younger sister, she often skips school for more hours and doesn't have a future… Read More
Prompt: Walking through a dark asylum. Voices call out, what do they say? Read More

Reads: 310

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The infant that inspired this story really existed. I met her during a couple of days of volunteering at a center for pre-school mental health. Apart from her discovery in a drawer the rest is fiction. This is a story that has been waiting to be written for years....thanks to… Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Old poem of a childhood that barely existed, except through bruises and taught self-hatred. Shame. Writing helps me outgrow it all, though. Shedding my skin, and aching for sunlight to get in. I want to plant gardens within myself again. Read More

Poem / Romance

April 06, 2018

Reads: 842

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a poem about feeling special and then not being anything at all. Read More

Tags: neglect

Reads: 441

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

A short story inspired by 'The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan' by Marianne Faithful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0NxhFn0szc Read More
Aveline is a senior in high school, on her last leg, and at risk of dropping out. When she's sent to a private alternative school, she comes face to face with the demons of her past, supported only by a newfound friend, in a newfound tribe to call her… Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was inspired by a true situation that I became aware of about a somewhat distant family member whose wife had left him and their children for some reason. Read More
At seven she played Mother to the brother twice her age. She was the one to watch him, make sure he ate, told him that he was special. She was far to grown for her age, and he would always have the mind of a toddler. Read More

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

May be once but not for years. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A perfect facade to a house of horror. Read More
Just some freestyle poetry. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 15, 2016

Reads: 597

Comments: 8

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

"We say they have rights, but by this, what is meant? Bred for the purpose does not mean consent." Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Silver Tongue House

First love Read More
"The world kicks you out" is about Connor, a seventeen year old boy who grew up in foster care. This is his life's story, the different families, different problems he had to face, people who turned against him, who never gave him a chance. Many people in the foster system… Read More
World peace, something that nearly every human being wants. People to care, and treat others with the same respect. It does not matter who you are or where you are from, everyone should be treated equally. If you have a dream or something you really want, go for it, it… Read More
My fist poem, please go easy on me. I'm 17 years old and I remember how I felt when I was being abused. I've not added ages within this poem as many people are abused at many different ages. I'm trying to raise the awareness so you can feel what… Read More
When the moody blues days come, all I can do is write. Read More
A real-life account of a tormented soul, the long journey that encompassed both the physical and emotional horror, the darkest secrets and candid expression of a journey that is now filled with understanding, healing, and endless possibilities for the future. Read More
My personal story of my childhood abuse, neglect, and molestation by my Uncle and how that shaped me into the person I am today. How the molestation forever changed a five or six-year-old into a homosexual later in life. The negativity that arose as a result and all the… Read More
Raised by a narcissistic mother Read More

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