Road-trip stories, books, poems, and more

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What if you could spend one last evening with someone you lost? Would you take it? Read my latest short story about a man who drives to Mexico to see a witch doctor, one that claims she could bring someone back from the dead, but just for one night. Read More
This is just an afterthought, a slight continuation of the Jumping Frog Surprises story; it's only a day long. LOL (Photo by D. T.) Read More
A short story about a car thief who gets stranded in the Mexican desert. Read More
I recently started working on a new project about a road trip across America. I've had that idea in my head for quite some time now. The title is still not set. A young man who's getting ready for college spends one last summer with his friends. On one of… Read More
I enjoy writing these short stories lately. I was trying to capture a bit of the essence of Kerouac and Bukowski, with a little hint of Thompson in there. Let me know what you think of it. Read More
Those great old Burma Shave signs IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Henley expected to spent the beginning of her post-grad life working as an assistant editor in San Francisco. Instead, a kidnapping attempt thrust her into a life on the run, under the protection of a top-secret government agency. A summer road trip filled with room service, safe houses, and a… Read More
Spring Break, Miami, Florida, 2020. A story about Richard West, a college student, who spends the weekend trying to find a girl he likes. Read More

Reads: 352

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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What Can You Do In Lovely Cape Town? Read More

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Comments: 8

The Booksie Classic House

They say that facing your fears will make you stronger, but for Walt Lewis he doesn’t remember what it is he must face. He was told that there was an accident, which explains the time in the hospital and the weeks wasted in rehab. Walt just can’t abandon his subconscious… Read More
Four high school graduates take a road trip from Nevada to New York only to be stopped by misfortune. How will these young adults make it through this small town or will they even make it through? Read on to find out. Read More
Milo and Odie are traveling to London to see the great, bloated corpse of a city. Flying high, they see the sights, unintentionally wreaking havoc everywhere they go. Stereotypes abound, it may not make you laugh, but it will make you wonder if we were on drugs. … Read More
A road trip to get away from it all leads to a seemingly mystical orchard. Read More
A short hitch hiking adventure to Valparais in Chile. Read More
Esme and Mitzi are off across the USA for their vacation and some cross-country hijinks. With absurd antics, fourth panel breaks, and the desperate avoidance of both a plot and consistency, our gals hop from one bizarre situation to the next, always hunting for the next best thing to… Read More
Very loosely based on a true event Read More

Poem / Humor

August 01, 2017

Reads: 441

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A picture-inspired poem. Read More

Tags: dogs, road-trip

Hello! This is somewhat short notice, and I recognize that I have been absent for months, but I would really appreciate some constructive criticism for this paper. In my English class, we are writing a synthesis essay and one aspect we need to include is a personal narrative. We had… Read More

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Comments: 17

Shelves: 9

The Booksie Classic House

Overcoming an obstacle is easier with someone by your side. Read More

Reads: 686

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Lenny and Heather are off on a road trip but things aren't going quite as planned. Read More
The beginning of a self discovery trip. Read More
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Tags: road-trip

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