River stories, books, poems, and more

285 results

This is a poem about a college experience. I was at a fall retreat with the campus ministry. I wanted to capture this moment where I felt like my relationships with others and with God was deepening. It was my first time being away from home for so long.… Read More

Tags: home, sea, songs, silence, river

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2018

Reads: 27

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Inspired by the song: 'Down By The Water' by The Drums. Read More

Reads: 234

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A girls village is raided and her family taken far away. Can she, as well as her family, learn to survive in the new world they have been thrown into? Read More
A flash-fiction: It is December, 1888, London, England. Two murderous misfits are in the middle of mayhem and thievery. Read More

Reads: 38

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A young girl goes fishing at a river where crocodiles are. --- Why? Read More
Snouty the Gangetic River Dolphin is slowly coming to terms with human development around his home. His mum and dad are quirky and adorable but quite helpless when it comes to making Snouty feel better. This short story explores the rapidly changing lives of the gangetic river dolphins in… Read More

Reads: 55

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My shortest story yet, and perfect for telling on the 31st. --- Hector feels that he has gone beyond his grasp of honesty; so he runs. Read More

Tags: witch, book, river, spells

Poem / Poetry

October 03, 2017

Reads: 43

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

A short poem about nature and springtime. Read More

Tags: nature, fish, river, valley

Reads: 47

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Ah, memories of family, fishing, keeping secrets. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 29, 2017

Reads: 83

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

kayaking down the pawtuxet river, i saw a bald eagle that day Read More

Tags: trees, time, river

Poem / Poetry

June 28, 2017

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

just a simple poem I wrote on a whim a while ago today Read More

Tags: river, ant, i

Reads: 167

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One is an underestimated citizen who is constantly struggling with oneself and trying to find one's way to freedom. Read More
The love of the river reminds her of being at the ocean. She stands at the water's edge only to be taken back from the smell of the fresh salty air. Read More

Tags: water, river, crashing

Poem / Poetry

February 06, 2017

Reads: 64

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

A parable, of sorts, in rhyme. This is one of those poems that will not let the writer finish it. Every time it is reviewed by the writer, it seems to want to be changed. So, here is the third and latest version; hopefully the last. --- Other versions are:"On… Read More

Tags: wind, river, flies, falcon

Poem / Poetry

February 04, 2017

Reads: 97

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Encourage Writing Inc. House

The world never stops for you. Choose your own path, and choose it well. Read More

Reads: 122

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man sets out for a walk by the river and finds surprises. Read More

Reads: 187

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The American Indians tell of connections between animal and the human spirit. Can those spirit connections reach out for help? This is a simple story that say they do. Read More

Tags: legend, girl, mother, fox, river

Reads: 87

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It's very misty. Is there really someone there? Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 17, 2016

Reads: 86

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

A fictional look at a time long, long, ago. And being long past. Read More

Reads: 219

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Someone needs advise, NOW! --- But from a tree, Really? Read More
This is a script on an African land situated in modern Kenya, a land which enjoys long kept heritage, cultural diversity, natural resources and a rich history. Read to find more about the people of the land of Nyamira County Read More
Short story for class Read More

Reads: 304

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Fantasy Realm House

Words passed down by Master Tua, found on a scroll in a forgotten cavern. Read More

Reads: 285

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

Just a flash-back to an earlier time, some of which still lives. Read More

Tags: horses, lights, river

Poem / Poetry

June 19, 2016

Reads: 238

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Note: {This is a follow-up story from a Flash Fiction titled, "Granny Gotcha". The two stories can be read separately and independently, but if you are going to read both, you might want to read Granny Gotcha first, under 900 words; Loose Ends, about five times that.} Read More
An old woman supplements her income helping people cross a treacherous river, but some just want a free ride. --- Well, she don't argue with them. Read More
Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

Welcome New Writers