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Poem / Poetry

September 01, 2020

Reads: 82

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Originally published on Poetry With Passion (poetrywithpassion.co.uk) and shared with their permission. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
A short story about youth remembered, and misunderstood maturity. The gap between parent and child--and how it is universal. Read More
“Badass Parenting is like a triple-dark chocolate cheesecake, with a layer of mousse in the middle (hint: the mousse is CJ Scarlet’s humor and style - which helps lighten up the cheesecake!). You will love this book!” Karen Christie, Mom & Grandma Do you love your child and loathe douchey… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 23, 2019

My worst fear. [Content warning for references to physical violence.] Read More
Every so often, a a change hits humanity. My poem. Read More
A poem about how much a son wants his Father to love him. Read More

Tags: love, selfish, dad, parent

Reads: 138

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was actually written for a blog prompt - to write about and adult situation from the eyes of a child. I'm posting it as a short story as I don't really think it fits in 'Thoughts of a Troubled Mind'. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Reads: 193

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A "parent poem" assignment. Written my sophomore year of college during my first creative writing class. A heavy, yet relieving write Read More
A poem from father to son, written by the son Read More

Reads: 275

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a moment with my father Read More
A child if molded in incorrect ways can misinterpret the people around him, and the situations they are involved with. It was too late for this child, for he had retaliated after experiencing abuse. Read More

Reads: 272

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

What's changed Chloe? Book cover produced by Booksie member, Markie Bee. https://www.booksie.com/users/markie-bee-223538 Read More

Featured Review by TheSinningCrow

"What an excellent short story. I love stories that can take you back to the magical existence in childhood. It reminds me of The Sixth Sense whe..." Read More

Knitting is like life, there are ups and downs, holes and breaks. There is much that can change and grow. Read More
American kids playing an American game on the edges of the Middle East. True story about baseball in Saudi Arabia. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 21, 2017

Reads: 449

Comments: 13

Shelves: 2

The Vintage Publishing House

For my son M. Read More
I suddenly thought about a parent's experience of their child's growth, so, here's my poem about it. Enjoy! Read More

Reads: 530

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about how much a son craves his Father's love. Read More
A poem about having time to be there for your parents and when they are gone, thinking of what they may have gone through with their own parents Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 10, 2017

Reads: 412

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

For Dad Read More

Tags: love, parent

Poor family decide to get rid of their son. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 09, 2017

Reads: 490

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about the joys of becoming a parent for the first time the most exciting time of your life as far as i am concerned nothing comes close to holding a new born baby a miracle Read More

Tags: love, life, happy, baby, parent

I'd like to suggest that parents stop trying to come across as something they are not when dealing with their children. Stop trying to fit some category defined by others and be who you are. Be open and honest with your children about your flaws and mistakes. Being open and… Read More

Reads: 446

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: parent

Reads: 486

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A book of letters that were never sent from a child to a parent. The words I never said but should have. The things I meant to tell but didn't. The feelings I almost shared but couldn't. Here is every explanation. Here is the truth. Read More
Break his bones we would not say anything ," thats how I was introduced to my student maysam by his mother. A stubborn student who neither like studies nor talk to his father. Read More

Reads: 352

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem about the struggles of life. Read More
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