Redemption stories, books, poems, and more

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Short Story / Fantasy

October 22, 2017

Reads: 14

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

October 03, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Ever hold on to something so tightly that you don't realize until years and years later that it's been festering? This is to freedom - and finally shedding the weight. Read More
At the edge of despair, a young man meets his redemptor in the streets of Madrid.Inspired by Borges' "House of Asterion" Read More

Reads: 39

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The The Devil's Trap House

Poem / Romance

August 17, 2017

Reads: 35

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

How long can one hide from themselves? Read More

Poem / Romance

August 05, 2017

Reads: 43

Comments: 2

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

The circle of life is sometimes broken by greed, and sometimes by accident, but Karma does not care which; --- it seems. Read More

Reads: 90

Comments: 7

Shelves: 6

The Booksie Classic House

Mandatory fun. Read More

Reads: 259

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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This is a personal letter I wrote to my Devil about what happened to me in December 2014. I was only 21 years old facing one of the most heartbreaking moments of my life. I never expected this to be my life. Read More
This "in progress" novel follows the life of a young woman raised in squalor by an ill, addicted mother. At age nine, she is abandoned to the care of an elderly couple plagued by senility. After her comfortable, albeit strange, life ends with the old couple, she is thrust into… Read More

Short Story / Humor

January 01, 2017

Reads: 115

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When you call your dog Maureen, you're asking for trouble. Read More
Hayssus Some days you just have to create your own happiness, without depending on anyone else. Some days you just have to convince yourself that in the middle of all this shit you are the better person, and accept the fact that some people are just bad, it doesn't matter… Read More
When you fall into the pit of mistakes and trying to get out with Lord's love. This is when you realize you need Him Read More
Story of journey into world of alcoholism,homelessness,then redemption. Read More
What happens when Death was not invited, but death was the occasion? Read More
A personal account of my personal journey into hades. Put in a science-fiction context. Telling a tale of darkness and redemption. Moving beyond given assumptions of freedom and liberation. To arrive at personal truth. Read More

Reads: 153

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just trying my hand at some alliteration. Read More

Reads: 144

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A dark piece of my mind, in poetry. Read More

Book / Romance

March 22, 2016

Reads: 289

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

High School Senior Benjamin Forestor feels like he's always been alone and fears that he always will be. He believes this fear came from his mother's abandonment when he was a child. If his own mother could leave him and his father and brother to run off with her lover,… Read More
what if Jesus hadn't gone to the cross, what if sin was not dealt with at that rugged cross??? Where would the world be? Read More
A young man, legally separated from his wife and children, hopes to find direction and redemption among the tallest peaks of the Himalayas. Read More
A young man, legally separated from his family, hopes that a trek in the Himalayas will provide him with a new soul and redemption, that will reunite him with his wife and children. Read More

Reads: 309

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A strange science-fiction romance about a lonely suicide and a possible escape. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

February 05, 2016

Reads: 98

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 491

Comments: 13

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A MUST READ if you wanna be free, to stop masturbation or to help out a friend willing to stop. To break that addiction. Read More

Essay / Memoir

August 14, 2015

Reads: 529

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When do we fail? How is it determined? Read More

Reads: 164

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Love is a beautiful and dangerous emotion - it can lift us with hope or drown us with despair, fill us with happiness or sadness or anger. It can be a friend or a foe. (This is a type of sequel to my previous poem, The Moments) Read More
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