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Thanks to Matt Bellamy from Muse for the original inspiration. Read More

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"I was wondering where I'd heard the word 'darkshines' before! lol So they obviously weren't opium-infused bunny poops. ;) This story resonates..." Read More

{the girl is somewhat based on avril lavigne} Read More

Tags: romance, mystery, risk

Many would argue there’s a “wild” streak of risk-taking in everyone, regardless of age. Some just exercise it differently. The most life-threatening danger, however, is to deny the existence of risk. (Image by pinterest) Read More

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Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2018

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Romance

April 30, 2018

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

These stanzas came to me one night and just wouldn't let up. I'm not even sure who this poem's addressee is, just that I don't know such a person…yet. Read More

Reads: 326

Comments: 13

Shelves: 3

The Vintage Publishing House

Hope... Read More
This was about the time I had started a war with myself. I was battling with something I didn’t understand, something I couldn’t seem to grasp. I felt confronted by this almost demon-like version of myself. I felt like it had torn me apart. I hated that I couldn’t protect… Read More
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I know it’s hard. Giving your trust to someone is like letting someone point an arrow to your head and hoping him or her not to shoot. It’s like doing a free fall and hoping that someone or somebody will be there waiting to catch you on the ground. It’s… Read More

Tags: love, fall, trust, risk

Reads: 405

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A life of pain and sticking out for Julian is enough to warrant a wild adventure. Read More

Miscellaneous / Poetry

July 06, 2015

Reads: 230

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just one stanza long, but I think it's real pretty and I wanted to share with you Read More

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Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Three honorable men in three desperate situations are offered a way out. But at what price? Read More

Book / Other

April 14, 2015

Reads: 421

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Kylie didn't really want to live...well, not at first, but after her recent suicide attempt, she gets a chance, a change to choose between life or death. A chance to see how her decision will affect those around her, a chance to see how they will carry on without her.… Read More
An outlook on the feeling of love and caring for another person. The emotions and the fears Read More

Short Story / Horror

March 07, 2015

Reads: 654

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The only things Peter wanted in his world is to understand happiness, to feel the warmth of love and to know what it's like to be safe. However, will this actually be possible? With the nightmares and psychological conditions that haunt him, with all the world united against him, with… Read More
In the mid-eighties, snow-thrower manufacturing firm Toro, launched a promotion where purchasers of snow blower could refund a part of their purchase in the event that the next winter was characterized by modest snowfalls. The amount of money that was refunded was related to the amounts of snowfall thus putting… Read More
Crushes almost certainly result in pain beyond belief. But when the odd one that comes by on the first crush of your life... Read More
This writing is a description of different things that I have experienced during my life that have challenged and strengthened me and my personal growth. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

accord star friendship star love star reconciliation star truce star unity star amity star armistice star cessation star conciliation star concord star neutrality star order star pacification star pacifism star treaty star Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 06, 2014

Reads: 715

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A girl named Tessa had everything. She had the looks, the brains, the popularity, the talent and her wittyness that she is so proud of, who soon finds herself stalked by a another girl who she suspect to have the same face as her. What could be the reason behind… Read More
about making decision in life....that can change your life Read More

Reads: 405

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes an individual witnesses or experiences an event that pushes them too hard. It holds a person back from taking a chance in the future, to save themeselves from the risk of pain. Read More
about a young girl who is an orphan and gets to grant as many wishes as she wishes, but in the end theres always a price to pay. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about my views on individuality in society. Read More
It's 1946 and the British are still in India. Lily Allesbury is seventeen and wants nothing more than to return to London, to the social scene she is familiar with. She hates India - until she meets Kannan, a native farmer who speaks no English, hates the British and saves… Read More
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