Pittsburgh stories, books, poems, and more

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Julia having escaped the stifling house in suburban Churchill goes grocery shopping for herself alone; this is the first time she's done this. She revels in the colorful labels of canned fruit and vegetables; she is overcome in the cheese aisle; she even allows herself chocolate. A nice cab driver… Read More
Letty Silverblatt loses her husband and after that loses her appetite too. Starved by grief, sleepless, she takes a long walk through urban Pittsburgh and literally stumbles on what will be her salvation. An Italian contractor out of the Yellow Pages becomes her spirit guide. Read More
Julia Marguilies leaves her husband and the hated house in Churchill, flees to a scruffy, down-at-heel neighborhood in urban Pittsburgh, and finds peace while seeing the giggling ghosts. Read More

Reads: 150

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An unexpected ride into urban Pittsburgh from the stifling suburbs provokes Julia into taking action... Read More

Reads: 134

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Let’s face it, no matter where you go, there are horrible drivers. Personally, we think that Pittsburgh is by far the worst place to drive due to the drivers around us. Oh yes, I have driven in New York and Philadelphia, along with areas in the whole east coast. Yet… Read More
Some of the characters from an idea for a novel series I'm working on, but haven't posted yet, "The Legio Twins" books. Photos are of celebrities, but this story is greatly based on my own life. Read More
They have reached their destination, but their journey isn't complete. Read More

Reads: 135

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a short poem about the city of Pittsburgh, PA. Read More
Can you see it? Summary: 12 year-old Lanah Vszyet has forgotton her life in Pittsburgh, her old city, were she used to be just a regular girl. But now that she's become famous, she forgot all her friends at home. But now that her parents decided to move back and… Read More

Reads: 116

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

12 year-old Lanah Vszyet has forgotton her life in Pittsburgh, her old city, were she used to be just a regular girl. But now that she's become famous, she forgot all her friends at home. But now that her parents decided to move back and make Lanah stay, she comes… Read More

Reads: 1534

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

So, this is just a story I wrote for school heavily based on setting. It's one of my faves, actually. It's just about a kid riding his bike when some brat decides to tease him a bit. Read More
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