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A poem about the outcome of a Covid Variant. LOL Read More

Tags: flood, river, bodies

Poem / Other

November 19, 2020

Reads: 120

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There is a road near Old Dominion University which this poem is based off of. This road is surrounded with old trees and houses as it runs on down to the Elizabeth River. This is probably my most favorite road in the area to go walking down, especially during the… Read More
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Tags: river, weed, canoe

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2020

Tags: dream, flood, river

My life lies yon On the bank afar Can’t do without you ‘Tis a bridge too far! Read More
This is a poem attempting to travel with the reader in the corners of the world, but only insofar as the world is related to us I was listening to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSWM524COEE while writing, so you might also enjoy the experience. Read More
It could be fast, and it could be slow. My poem. Read More
A song i did about john the baptist Read More
Some people are attracted by water, whether it's the restless churning of the sea or the sight and sound of a river winding gently through the countryside. There is something very deep within us that finds it a powerful draw. There are some who are closer to it than they… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

February 28, 2020

A quick winter hikes takes an unexpected turn Read More

Tags: love, father, winter, dog, river

Short Story / Horror

January 08, 2020

Reads: 243

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: science, river, scab

Reads: 204

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story written for a Paranormal Romance contest, and I've got to admit this is way out of my comfort zone. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

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"Very well written, Hully. If this was out of your comfort zone, you should get out of it more often. I liked everything about this story. The di..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2019

Reads: 209

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: water, holidays, river

A short piece of exactly 200 words. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Reads: 302

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man not made whole. Read More

Tags: ghost, lost, winter, soul, river

Poem / Poetry

February 06, 2019

Tags: nature, river

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

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
In this flash-fiction, It is December, 1888, London, England. Two murderous misfits are in the middle of mayhem and thievery. Read More

Reads: 391

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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
A short story perfect for telling on, or around, the 31st of October. --- Poor Hector feels that he has gone beyond what he knows to be honesty; so he runs. Read More

Tags: witch, book, river, spells

Poem / Poetry

October 03, 2017

Reads: 426

The Poems House

A short poem about nature and springtime. Read More

Tags: nature, fish, river, valley

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