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A lost and broken soul, finds warmth in a cold, dark night. A poem inspired from a chapter in my book. Read More

Tags: lost, care, parent, lion, foster

A short little piece on the consideration of time, death, and wishing. Read More
OK, Little Bird is laugh-out-loud funny, irreverent and inspiring - the story of a bigger-than-life father and an unforgettable father-daughter connectiton - shared through a lifetime of voicemails, wry banter, cantankerous family dinners, unfiltered commentaries and lots of love. Journey with Little Bird as she navigates the greatest loss in… Read More

Poem / Other

October 31, 2021

Reads: 177

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Appreciate your children, while you can. Read More

Reads: 145

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Once my gas station manager gave me a ride back to my parent's house early in the morning and asked if she could come inside for a cup of coffee. I told her no because I did not want her to see how my family lives. My father is a… Read More
In a world where parents have to pass mandated tests before they can take care of their children, pregnant Lisa struggles to fulfill the requirements of the government. Read More
Athens Gunn made a life from nothing, with a son in tow, and the baggage of his unresolved past, he must do it once more. THIS IS NOT A FINISHED PRODUCT. SEEKING FEEDBACK. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 01, 2020

Reads: 264

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: 402

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: 445

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: 481

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: 568

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

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"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: 666

Comments: 13

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic 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: 838

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: 669

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: 774

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

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