Old-man stories, books, poems, and more

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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

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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

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

Tags: ghazal, old-man

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

Tags: old-man

Poem / Poetry

April 20, 2017

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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

Short Story / Horror

March 22, 2017

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We all knew the cats have nine lives... Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

February 07, 2017

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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

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This is a story is about a boy, an old man, and a chess game. Read More

Short Story / Romance

January 27, 2016

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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? 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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