Old-man stories, books, poems, and more

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Why do so many nationals in the middle east have such a low attendance rate in colleges? in this writing, students in Oman are of interest. The author came by the information for this piece by talking to an elderly taxi-driver who had seen Oman at its worst and at… Read More

Tags: old-man

This very short story tells of strange things happening on the bad side of town. Well, maybe not so strange to those who live there. Read More

Short Story / Other

January 06, 2019

Reads: 149

Comments: 1

The Abandoned House

An old man has an unexpected visitor. Read More

Reads: 701

Comments: 5

The Abandoned House

An old man's day starts off bad and only gets worse. Could it possible revenge by someone he wronged. Read More

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"It seems to me that the old feller most likely offended the wrong person or people at some time. It's hard to feel sorry for cranky old beggars ..." Read More

An elderly man with Alzheimer's walks home when he is approached by a young man. Read More
Bridget arrived at the airport looking for her pen-pal. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

September 29, 2018

Reads: 318

Comments: 2

The Poetic Dreamers House

Dont you forget that time goes on evermore Read More

Short Story / Humor

September 21, 2018

Reads: 202

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a house believed haunted was not so haunted at all.. Read More

Reads: 478

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An old man's obsession with getting an ancient clock to work leads to village-wide consternation and debate as he falls deeper and deeper into a fixated insanity. Read More
This is an amateur piece I wrote. You can see how I used imagery, one thing I've always done. Obviously, their story was inspired by death. I believe in duality, where everything has two sides. I believe this story can be interpreted several different ways. I also believe a… Read More
This story you will read about a young boy who has lived through one of the weirdest things Read More

Tags: creepy, old-man

Reads: 423

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Rain or shine, you will find the old man in the same spot on the beach, his back to the sea wall, gaze firmly fixed ahead, watching the ebb and flow of the tide. As you pass, you might remark to your companion that he is waiting for his ship… Read More

Tags: mystery, sea, old-man

Poem / Non-Fiction

May 22, 2017

Reads: 300

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Ghazal about an old man who wants to be young again. Read More

Tags: ghazal, old-man

An old man tries to make sense of today's youth. Read More

Tags: old-man

Poem / Poetry

April 20, 2017

Reads: 314

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 302

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

first poem i had a go at - about a man feeling lonely and after his wife dying - only having alcohol left Read More
god truly works in mysterious ways. Read More
We all knew the cats have nine lives... Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

February 07, 2017

Reads: 376

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A very short story about what could happen when someone least expects it, just because they were paying attention. Read More
Just an exercise in more emotional short story telling. Read More

Reads: 1189

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story is about a boy, an old man, and a chess game. Read More
Old Ben was considered a fruitcake by most people of Stordahl, Michigan. He dressed poorly, and collected cans and bottles in a rusty push cart. He drank every morning except Sunday at the local Waffle House. Even though he was thought to be odd almost everyone in the small down… Read More
An old man guards the cave of wisdom. What is inside that is so important that it needs a guard? Read More
If the goal of your Christian life is to become exactly like Christ in His humanity, you must actualize new-man clothing to life’s situations. Read More
Question: The question arises regarding reckoning the old-man dead to the sinful nature. Who reckons the old-man dead? Is it the old-man or the new-man that does so? Answer: The answer is neither. It appears as though it’s the NEUTRAL soul, specifically the soul’s neutral self-consciousness that makes the decision… Read More
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