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Poem / Poetry

August 22, 2017

Reads: 10

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Must You Find Out?" Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Must You Find Out?" Read More

Poem / Romance

August 14, 2017

Reads: 7

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You pull me away Read More
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Short Story / Memoir

August 07, 2017

Reads: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

When your world falls apart, when he changes everything you hoped your future would hold. Starting to come back, take hold of your life and know that the world goes on, just a little differently, maybe better. Read More

Reads: 38

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

TRIGGER WARNING - Please do not read if you feel you'll be negatively effected by a mental health condition related poem. Exploring my thoughts as I am currently recovering from anorexia. The lines and stanza's are intentionally various lengths :) Inspired by "Therapy" by All Time Low. Read More
This is a story of a female college student told entirely in list format. Read More

Book / Other

February 20, 2017

Reads: 280

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

After a young woman was kidnapped and held captive by her taker, She has killed him in order to escape. What happens to her now? What life would she live? This story is for 18 years old and above, some details in this story is not for minors. This is… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 18, 2017

Reads: 37

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Jumbo the elephant gets sober Read More
“For Jesse life had always been so much better in the past although there were a lot of things he just wished he could forget. His father yelled about all the dandelions around the house, but Jesse felt bittersweet when he saw the fluffy little flowers sticking up from the… Read More

Poem / Other

January 30, 2017

Reads: 35

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Life after drugs Read More

Tags: recovery

Poem / Humor

December 26, 2016

Reads: 43

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Christmas Day has been and gone. Read More

Poem / Romance

December 12, 2016

Reads: 41

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is still in progress but most poems of mine are. I feel as though my writing could always use improvement even if the product turns out to be exactly what it needs to be with being perfected. Read More

Poem / Other

October 05, 2016

Reads: 182

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I usually write randomly, but almost always on a topic. This is a very different piece for me... so I think. I wrote this when I was in rehab this last time and it was not supposed to go in the direction that it did at all. When I read… Read More
A seasoned track sprinter recovers from a debilitating injury. Read More

Reads: 564

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

(Good comments welcome,Please ) Injured in an explosion Joshua John Cormack, or J.J has to come to terms with his injuries and regain his life which he thinks is over. That is until he meets a woman with fire and a devotion to the corps that he'd only ever seen… Read More

Reads: 297

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

!!! PLEASE LEAVE A CONSTRUCTIVE COMMENT TO HELP ME WITH MY WRITING.!!! okay, i should introduce myself now, my name is sargent caleb harrison conway, i'm 26 and a marine, yep, as in united states of america marine corps. i've been deployed for eighteen months and just came home after… Read More
Story of journey into world of alcoholism,homelessness,then redemption. Read More
I wrote this, in 2010. It's part of my 10th lyric set, Inception Of The Omega. Read More

Reads: 480

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

He called himself "Sal", a man who enters homes and slaughters the inhabitants. The crimes are believed to span the entire U.S, claiming many lives. He is regarded as a myth, someone that is just a story. When Ashley comes home following rehab for her Heroin addiction, she and her… Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 12, 2016

Reads: 174

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Life is full of struggles. This is one that hits home to many. Read More

Tags: recovery

Poem / Poetry

May 06, 2016

Reads: 77

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Interstate Freedom" Read More

Reads: 960

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Waking up in the dark is what I had to get used to. At first I did not even realize I was blind I thought the lights where off. There was so much noise inside my head, a buzz, a static flow louder than any external sound. I knew I… Read More

Reads: 79

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a song I wrote about recovering from an ED. Read More

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Interstate Freedom" Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

April 03, 2016

Reads: 124

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Short excerpt from my book about my life of addiction and recovery. Read More

Reads: 137

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My fews on The 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Read More

Poem / Flash Fiction

March 11, 2016

Reads: 311

Comments: 15

Shelves: 4

The 'The Odd Ones' House

"People cry, not because they're weak. It's because they've been strong for too long." - Johnny Depp Read More

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