Pessimism stories, books, poems, and more

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A short monologue on why observing pessimism may help avoid bad luck (sic). Read More

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taken from my book, "Suspended In Suspense" Read More
An experiment in scaffolding using other authors' writing--written at Truman university during the summer. Scaffolding based off of César Vallejo's Black Stone on a White Stone. Original poem can be seen here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/181332 Read More
This is a poem I wrote about the beauty that is the act of living. Although life can get tough,and it seems that all of the outcomes and happenings of life are bleak, this poem is my attempt at improving anyone's view on life. Read it on a rainy day,… Read More
Random short pieces of poetry I came up with at 12:30 AM! Read More
Shower in the anxiety of life Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 26, 2013

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Am poem about a man who's different but pretends he isn't. Read More

Short Story / Other

January 22, 2013

Reads: 287

Comments: 20

Shelves: 1

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This was entered for a short story competition online, it had to have something to do with food and drink so this is was I focused on. I'm uploading this because it's been months without a reply so I'm taking it as no news is bad news; I just don't… Read More

Poem / Memoir

December 05, 2012

Reads: 173

Comments: 2

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Its a memory of the time usually I feel myself helpless but alive body. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2012

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Comments: 3

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Here's the deal. I was walking outside in the rain and I saw a huge oil tank driving fast on the street and I am this tempted to jump in front of it and shutter my fragile meat container in million pieces all over the place and release my soul… Read More

Book / Young Adult

July 06, 2012

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Comments: 3

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Moving to another state sucks, especially when you're in high school. Sirene hates her new life but she meets Allin, who is mysterious and gorgeous and protects her from danger. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 23, 2012

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Comments: 1

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This is the result of negativity and pessimism. Read More
For generations, Chiid has been ruled by a harsh and oppressive system. Those not born into power were always destined to be trampled by it, and no one could do anything about it. That is about to change. Technology has changed, and so have the mindsets of the people. Even… Read More

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Comments: 1

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it's how i felt for a period of time when i got through some worst case scenarios of my life. Read More

Reads: 184

Comments: 12

Shelves: 1

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Third instalmet : Cloud watching. Random Old man: "What the hell are you talking about? I don't see any damn elephants..." Read More
Written during one of my more cynical moments. Read More

Reads: 84

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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"Because I could never be happy like you." Fictional viewpoint of a dysfunctional relationship. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 03, 2011

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Shelves: 1

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Poem about the mundane and everyday of existence Read More

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Comments: 1

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Day two of writing poems. Let me know what you think. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 25, 2010

Reads: 95

Shelves: 1

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Pessimism presented as communicable disease. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 27, 2010

Reads: 137

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Just a short commentary on how the world will inevitably @#$! itself over. Read More
This essay compares the themes of Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure with the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer as presented in The World as Will and Idea. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 06, 2010

Reads: 48

Shelves: 1

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taken from my book, "Coming To Grips" Read More

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