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Poem / Romance

April 30, 2018

Reads: 13

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

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: 91

Comments: 13

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

Hope... Read More

Reads: 37

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

Poem / Poetry

May 24, 2017

Reads: 83

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Take a chance. Read More

Reads: 133

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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: 277

Shelves: 2

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

Miscellaneous / Poetry

July 06, 2015

Reads: 152

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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

Reads: 368

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

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

Book / Other

April 14, 2015

Reads: 342

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 110

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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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: 457

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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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

Essay / Other

February 05, 2015

Reads: 1307

Shelves: 1

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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

Book / Romance

January 31, 2015

Reads: 282

Shelves: 1

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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

Book / Fantasy

July 06, 2014

Reads: 435

Shelves: 2

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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

Miscellaneous / Other

June 09, 2014

Reads: 136

Shelves: 1

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about making decision in life....that can change your life Read More

Reads: 301

Comments: 9

Shelves: 2

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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

Reads: 97

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A poem about my views on individuality in society. Read More

Reads: 236

Shelves: 1

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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

Reads: 166

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I will happily do what I want. And I have been dying to do anything. Read More

Poem / Young Adult

December 27, 2012

Reads: 137

Shelves: 1

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Wrote this one quite a few years ago- hence the uneven rhythm and imperfect rhyme! But I hope you'll enjoy it anyway and please submit suggestions for improvement! Read More

Reads: 269

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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This is just a quote from a story I came up with. I think I will continue writing but I just wanted to see if there was any interest sparked. I'll probably put up a first chapter regardless, because this isn't much. This will be the summary for it though,… Read More

Reads: 238

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A Cyberpunk serial novel about a mysterious, Yakuza-run arcade where the rewards are large and the stakes are high. Read More

Reads: 431

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I've always loved stories about backstabbing and treacherous court life and am fascinated by the politics of the Absolutism age. This is the start of my attempt to mirror that life in a world where magic, at least some magic, is possible. Please, please, please leave critiques and advice. It's… Read More
If you try and make the quick buck through gambling sooner or later it will end in pain, serious pain. Read More

Tags: gambling, risk

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