Painting stories, books, poems, and more

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A short radio play about the problems faced by a family and a painting bequeathed to them. Read More
Amelia the Miracle stars our titular heroine, Amelia, a young girl with the special ability to bring the things she paints to life. What starts as a miraculous ability becomes darker as Amelia realizes that while she has the power within herself to make the world a better place,… Read More

Reads: 79

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

Can an artist ever be artistic? Read More
A tale of an artist and his obsession. Read More

Reads: 55

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

What do you think? Read More

Short Story / Horror

December 24, 2017

Reads: 212

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is my tribute to the tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve, celebrated in Henry James's "Turn of the Screw," and, more recently, in Susan Hill's "The Woman in Black." Friends and family are gathered on the Cape to enjoy the holidays, drink cider, and tell… Read More

Short Story / Other

December 15, 2017

Only when he is receptive, can the apprentice learn from the master, Read More
A young girl fights death and Vertigo to fuel her divine passion. Read More
It has already taken lives, it is cursed and should be destroyed. The seller's warning went in vain, I purchased it and brought in my apartment. What do I see in every night? Is it my imagination or reality? Why did a young author paint a lonely lady in a… Read More
It is a short story with a pinch of mystery, misery, and longing about an artist who is in agony to create a masterpiece based his visual image of a woman. Read More
To some, this story will mean something, to others, maybe not so much. But if it makes just one person say, {"Hmm?"}, then it did what it was supposed to do. --- This story is loosely based on a real life occurrence involving an artist and the painting he produced. Read More

Poem / Other

June 08, 2017

Reads: 106

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

About a man looking at a painting... Read More

Reads: 7950

Comments: 9

Shelves: 18

The Booksie Classic House

A painting or a sculpture of someone you care for can last well beyond one's life, but it can only show so much about a person. Memory does not last forever, but it is far more vivid and captures so much more of what that person really is (and especially… Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 22, 2017

Reads: 101

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

What is the Painting Read More

Tags: painting

A short story written in dialogue between two characters. Read More

Poem / Humor

April 08, 2017

Reads: 134

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Adding a touch of color should be simple! Read More
Karen Russel is an American diplomat who is living in Russia and a great painting collector. She was a lesbian and she does not realise that she has a crush on a French talented painter man "Alex Dupont" who has been living in Moscow for 10 years. Am I fallen… Read More
If I were to describe the story, I would ruin it, you'll just have to read it to find out. :P Read More
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