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Short Story / Other

September 26, 2017

Reads: 15

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

My first short story on Booksie. Enjoy! Read More

Poem / Romance

August 16, 2017

Reads: 54

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

becoming stronger. Read More

Reads: 67

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I didn't want to be dead, but I wanted to be whole, and now my leg was gone. Running was my life, it gave me my freedom, now I wondered what I would do. It didn't take long for me to realize that feeling sorry for myself just wasn't going… Read More

Reads: 194

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Science Fiction House

In the future, technological progress has been banned by a cadre of leaders who want to go back to the future. One man dares to rebel and see if he can give the bleak world some hope. This is the story of what happens to him. Read More

Reads: 172

Shelves: 1

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this story is about my life and the things i have overcame at a very young age please read if you get a chance Read More
You never know when you will leave someone.. tell them you love them before it's too late. Read More
this is a motivational story about a homeless single dad that goes on to raising a successful family and obtaining higher education. this story has it all love, tragedy, suicide, and overcoming. see how this family overcame their battles and went on to becoming happy. this story shows the fighting… Read More

Reads: 171

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This is a story I wrote about my events that followed my suicide attempt. Read More
About a guy who had everything than lost it and went to jail and etc. Read More
A short story contest where the plot is simply to write a story about two people's romance that worked out despite everything. Read More

Reads: 150

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Cherrie is 16 and a stoner. After moving to Louisiana she meets Daniel. Daniel wants nothing more than for Cherrie to get clean, but it is a challenge after she gets addicted to heroin. She ends up buying a deadly amount of heroin from the local drug dealer. Will Cherrie… Read More
the first moments of a new born child and his first struggle . Read More

Reads: 259

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Sadie Thomas's journey through life has never been easy. Secrets are kept close to the vest, and she invests much of her happiness into her friends. After tragedy strikes, Sadie spends a decade of her life caught in the horizons of what to do. She treads through the waters of… Read More

Reads: 121

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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You're amazing, you're valuable, and you're yourself. Read this if you're sad, mad, or feel lost. Read More
One of the most typical types of estimates that an individual can get every day is those estimates that are about really like. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 28, 2014

Reads: 115

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Written eleven years ago, one of my oldest recorded works. For my daughter. I could tidy up the spelling etc., but it feels 'kinda vintage' this way Read More

Short Story / Memoir

January 28, 2014

Reads: 188

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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There have been many struggles on this road to recovery that I'm on. The down and dirty abuse will not be discussed. The purpose is more to get the healing process of having dissociative identity disorder and finding help out there. Read More

Reads: 178

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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raw material from a story i am writing, about how i overcame myself and coming out. Only a preview of my story but it needs to be told and maybe it can save people lives Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 06, 2014

Reads: 106

Shelves: 1

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Overcoming anxiety. Removing the wool from your eyes. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 29, 2013

Reads: 147

Shelves: 1

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About abuse and overcoming it... With more abuse, so probably not the best way, but take it as you will. Read More

Reads: 120

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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After losing everything, a man must overcome the greatest obstacle life has thrown at him, and embrace an unknown feeling that had been spoken of many times in the past. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2013

Reads: 81

Shelves: 1

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When your eyes met mine. Read More

Reads: 1146

Comments: 40

Shelves: 1

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Drugs. Love. Alcohol. Sex. Pain. Parties. This is the life of eighteen year old Vanessa Rivera. Coming from a very wealthy family with her mother bring a fashion designer and a father a lawyer, you would think her life would be perfect. But Vanessa has a secret. One night she’s… Read More

Reads: 302

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A personal Autobiography of the life of Joan-Marie Lucero Montoya. Read More
This is a somewhat fact and fiction based account of my life growing up in a dysfunctional family. I believe many will relate to the experiences shared with the only difference being the intensity of what they personally went through. I am seeking feedback on relevance, style and ability to… Read More
This is just a short passage about a girl finding herself, just before she tries to commit suicide. They're more to come. Enjoy Read More

Reads: 244

Shelves: 1

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This is the story of Milo Dekker. Once a soldier, the captain of special forces unit 241, taken prisoner of war in Afghanistan where he faced the unimaginable for nearly two years... his family thinking him dead all the while. Though this young man faced extreme difficulty in adjusting back… Read More
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