Reconciliation stories, books, poems, and more

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The House of Ghosts House

What happens when you die? Is there an afterlife? What if you have lingering regrets? That is what John will find out alongside a mysterious companion that seemed very familiar despite never meeting before, as they go through his past to the events leading up to his death. During this… Read More
Lillian Quinn never truly understood herself. Her mother had died after giving birth to her younger sister, Primrose, and so Lilly had acted most cruel and most unreasonable with her for many years. But there was another side to the story. Primrose was better, prettier, more talented than Lilly could… Read More
Time, once passed, considered lost. To my short teenage years, I ask for peace and forgiveness. Read More
A short story about a young boy trying to get away from his past, but only encounters more troubles. Read More
My novel, set in South America, tells the story of the imprisonment of an esteemed, native political prisoner during a period of high tension between indigenous and mixed-race populations. The story is told through the various viewpoints of the prisoner's jailors and interrogators. This novel was inspired when five men… Read More
This story comprises a single day shared with my father. His mere presence in the plot guarantees thrills, chills, comedy, action, and a twist of drama; and but for a dash of artistic license, I would have labeled this piece "non-fiction". On the backdrop of my return home, after years… Read More
A brief look at the word that gets translated as "eternal" in the Bible. Read More
Matthew Joyce was finally beginning to appreciate the smaller things in life. A tumultuous few years filled with wrong-doing and temptation had been put in the rear view mirror. Life is beginning to become smooth and calm when on a beautiful spring day, Matthew is murdered. A lifelong atheist, Matthew… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2011

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The Booksie Classic House

The battle for me continues, Mr dibble says his piece, but is Mr Dabble taking heed? Read More
This is when thoughts for peace and unity are desired. Read More
This poem talks about all races becoming one. The poet wishes that all war, hatred and racism should end and it is time to celebrate peace and unity. Read More
It is not unusual, upon a careful reading of another’s work, to discover themes unintended by the author. Such is the case here as Mead’s behaviorist account of self and society is given a more expansive interpretation. As a result, Mead’s me-self and I-self are transformed into conflicting collective voices,… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Quatrain about feeling betrayed by the world, from those who have put the most effort into seeing it flourish. Read More
This is the continuation for If Only You Knew (TaylorShaeee's Challenge). This is in Morganne's POV and it happens a few weeks after Part 1. I can't think of a better title right now, so if you have one, please let me know ^^ Again, thanks to all who took… Read More
Not very good at summarising. Just saying that main character is Sylvania O'Donnell. It's about her families (mum's side - the Van Beeks and her dad's side - the O'Donnells) and the problems/issues they have. It's up to Sylvania to put her dysfunctional family together again. Australian spelling by the… Read More
As Rhonda struggles to forgive her ex-boyfriend over his abandonment, he must come to terms with his own newly discovered loss. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 09, 2009

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Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Parents are proud - can forget the history Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A man with only half a body intervenes into the troubled relationship of a struggling young couple. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 26, 2007

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Gettysburg Battlefield, 3rd Day Read More

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Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

How would you feel if someone you thought had walked out of your life forever suddenly reappeared? Read More
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