Responsibility stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

This one I wrote in 1982, when I was 22 years old. What does it say about me when I confess that how I feel hasn't really changed at all. I tried different paths in life, but I always end up right back in my own skin. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Trigger warning -- concerns suicidal thoughts. Read More
when ivy, a young teenage girl, has a desire for a kitten, she will do anything to prove her mom she can handle the responsibility. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 05, 2017

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The Vintage Publishing House

I can't offer a description for this poem. Monday, June 5th, 2017. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Sam is thirteen today, no longer a child. He just hopes his Dad keeps his promise. Thanks for the inspiration, Mike!! Read More
Trish finds out that her cousin Helen is coming to stay. Helen has problems so it is up to Trish to try to find a way of helping her. Read More
A short story of how i put my life together. Read More
2017 is the year of " taking responsibility " for our words, actions decisions, choices ,health and wellness...make it a point to note any changes in your personal world....and address them... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 14, 2015

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The Booksie Classic House

quick piece I wrote this afternoon - A king can be a fool Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 23, 2015

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The Booksie Classic House

Lux in Obscuram (Enlightenment of the unenlightened) Read More
Coming of age....of responsibility Read More
A brief essay on man and how we as a society have veered from the path our forefather's had planned for us when they laid out the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. I go into detail just how big our National debt is and the unspoken unfunded liabilities.… Read More
All his life Andrew Volek has been running from his responsibilities. It isn't until the end of civilization that he realizes, you cant run away your entire life. Read More
When Vincent gets the girl next door, Daisy, pregnant, his family sends him away. They may find this entire situation inappropriate, but Vincent loves her more than anything. What is it that makes him so much different than everyone else? Read More
An essay saying that Democrats must take personal responsibility for their poor showing in November, and work harder next time. Read More
In this essay, Patrick expresses the view that Democrats not wallow in recrimination or play the blame game to explain their poor showing at the polls in November. Rather, we should focus on doing all we can, at the grassroots level, to turn things around in 2016. Read More
This story began with the title "Unhinged". When a social worker encounters a case that she cannot resolve.... she recognizes the need to leave behind her the needs and problems of others that cannot be met within the scope of her own situation. Read More
A short description of the changing in self during the transition to adulthood. A short essay to experiment with descriptive language. Please enjoy. Read More
A gruesome scene is going on on the street. A shocked man watches it from his apartment, not knowing what to do. Somebody eventually called the cops and that somebody is called the "Good Citizen." Read More
'Forgiveness'.... a lot has been said about it. Here's my 2 pence on it... Read More
Fiona Velvet is all too eager to accept the summer job interning for a very upscale business woman – or so she thought. After a shaky interview, she finds herself with a job many kill to have. And many would kill to get out of. She is now the maid,… Read More
This is based fully on my own beliefs. I attempted to write it so it could appeal to both spiritual, scientific, or both types of people. It is not a determination of a god, or no god. I wrote this hoping readers could understand that following the message I've written… Read More
A story about Pain of staying away from Parents for job, sense of responsibility, happiness of old memories and lesson of being happy all the time. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

After her grandfather dies, Dee must accept her responsibility as the family's eldest and embark on a journey back to her grandfather's home. But what if she doesn't want to do it? What if she wants to escape, be free for a while? This is unique encounter with three interesting… Read More
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