Nihilism stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

“I think of hypocrisy when I'm in a moon state of mind.” Rap from Image from Dan Hodgkins on Unsplash. (4,000 words, 8 chapters). Read More

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"Well, that was quite some read, Adam. And, you know, it did make a certain amount of sense. A good job with the competitive paranoia -- anything..." Read More

I'm ready for this planet to die. Read More
A chosen being, a being with supernatural powers. Irvin Daigan was lucky enough to become one. A chosen being can choose whatever they wish with their powers. Irvin decided to use his to bring justice to another chosen being, Dracul. Dracul is the leader of the notorius cult, Iustitiae… Read More

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The The Imaginarium House

In today’s society, we are raised and conformed into complying zombies. Losing our minds in a vicious cycle of consumerism and white-collar tyranny, that we all submit to. We have now reached a point of nadir, and no one realises. I took my short story, 'The Link',… Read More
A short story on life, absurdist worldview and questioning human existence Read More
All I know is I am lost; Lost in the cacophony of this crowded city. Read More
Sometimes to feel a little less small in the universe, you just need to think, despite how scary it can be. Read More
First person narrative of a depressed man's experience with isolation and neglect Read More
What is the meaning of life? Is it 42 or is it something more complex? How significant are we? Is hope a good thing? Read More
the ramblings of a broken man. Read More
I have espoused an existential nihilist explication of the self. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A short story about a pessimistic young man burdened with a tedious and depressing life who ends up struggling to survive a hostage situation with an insane psychopath who "just wants to talk". Read More
A set of verses blatantly influenced by Lucretius with dashes of Nietzsche, its screams of amor fati. Read More
When a boy goes to visit his father in prison, he passes the time while waiting for his father to be brought from isolation by talking to an inmate who claims to be something that is beyond reckoning. Read More
Rewriting of Pete Seeger's Where have all the flowers gone? Inflicting nihilistic cynical realism upon it. I see flowers, but I don't see any hope. Thirty years of smoking, drinking and womanising could be seen by some as an impediment to the creative process. This variation argues the contrary. Read More

Tags: nihilism, punk, folk

A traveler wanders through life discovering the power of knowledge, getting deep into the world of thought. The more he reads and the more people he maintains discussions with, the wider his reality becomes, the more he feels he is approaching his peek. Basically, just tell me how appealing you… Read More

Poem / Other

March 12, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a stream of consciousness novel written after I felt betrayed and abandoned by someone whom I trusted and love very much. Read More
A somber story of three men wandering the night-time streets of Montreal. Their lives feel meaningless; they fear the relentless passage of time; and they're seeking the ultimate thrill. Not for all tastes. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

When everything in life falls apart, it's time to Let It Go. Read More
A glimpse of a depressed and nihilistic college student who may or may not be as jaded as she appears to be. She wonders if she's just lazy or devoid of ambition. Her roommate wonders if she's really jaded at all, or if she orchestrates her own self-pity. Read More
A Musing and ramble of a high 13 year old at midnight. I also saw fight club this same day if that makes sense. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A relatively short text detailing a personally developed philosophy, created during my youth and actually used to undo a deep stage of emotional depression. Read More
Just a short metaphor that I think lets us think about life in a different albeit unusual way. Read More

Poem / Humor

December 14, 2011

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The Booksie Classic House

Parody of Hamlet's 'To be or not to be?' soliloquy. Read More
If the title is any indication, this is a poem or about nothing. Or maybe something? I'm not sure, sometimes I have trouble deciphering my own crazy mind =P. Anyway, I thought I'd share it with you guys and I appreciate any feedback/advice you can give me! Enjoy! Read More
While living on the beach in Hawaii I found myself frequently encountering deep seated prejudices. Prejudice, functioning on that level, was instinctive; that is, if you are bothered by something and you don’t want to understand it— then you destroy it. I had been told that I lived in the… Read More
This is a short essay I wrote in the spring of 2008 (my sophomore year), for my church history class. I explored Nihilistic concepts in main stream music. Be warned, some of it is a stretch and it's very informal. I actually had fun writing this. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This is about religious foolishness. If you don't like your religion to be attacked, you better not read this. -It is the story of a whole town that commited suicide because they thought they were cursed. -in the end, the only rational person that remained buried their leftovers Read More
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