Ruins stories, books, poems, and more

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Today, we find ourselves lost among the ruins of time, where we see ravaged dreams that could have been, abandoned courage that never came to be, and cowardice that clings to desperation on the decaying carcasses of wasted lives and shattered dreams. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 07, 2022

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Comments: 2

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Poem / Poetry

March 03, 2022

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Comments: 3

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Poem / Poetry

March 01, 2022

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Comments: 1

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Comments: 2

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Poem / Poetry

January 31, 2020

Reads: 328

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Comments: 2

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How many times as a child did your mum and dad take you to places you found very dull? Perhaps it was just as well you held their hands. Old ruins hold secrets. Read More

Tags: lost, ruins, monks

Poem / Poetry

May 01, 2019

Reads: 572

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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What should die is reanimated. Read More
Idiot's Graveyard is a sequel to Not Quite a Hero. This story first appeared in Mythical Doorways: A Fellowship of Fantasy Anthology, which is available free as an ebook on Amazon. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 01, 2018

Reads: 515

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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Our negligence to ancient historically rich structures has demolished them into ruins... Read More

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This is the second story I submitted to the Hall of Heroes anthology. It's still free on Amazon, so pick up a copy and enjoy. Read More
" I wish I could be forgiven...If I was purely honest with myself, I'd say even God wouldn't dare to think I'd deserve it..."- Enya Enya Donnellan knows she shouldn't be born this way. The way the citizens all depict her as a murderer, savage and beast. She has lacked… Read More
A brief story about a world. Without. Read More

Tags: time, dystopian, ruins

A man has a horrible vision of the world around him in ruins as a strange hooded figure approaches him and tells him of the future which awaits mankind. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 02, 2015

Reads: 470

Comments: 5

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The sacred ruins of a bitter past. Read More
A mystery that is not so mysterious. Read More
A poem about Yoth in the Dreamlands. Read More
Decaying evidence of a family who once lived Read More

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Comments: 12

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This Novella is a tale of true horror. An unimaginable object has resurfaced in the world of Kardiá. It quickly moves from owner to owner, killing all who posses it. No one knows the truth of the items power or where it comes from. But they soon discover the curse… Read More
how i feel about people who say they want to be kings, or queens, it gets on my nerves, so this is how i feel about it. :) Read More
the tragic tale of a man in trapped in the depths of madness Read More
After the war, nearly three hundred years ago, a small group formed to up rise against the unfair government. The group was made of three people. The Brains, Gwen Titel, makes the tech and upgrades it all. The Brawns, Jagger (Jag) Titel, is the muscle of the group. And then,… Read More
A short story about a life on a mysterious island in the middle of the ocean and the attempts two of the local residents make in an effort to understand a little bit more. Read More

Tags: romance, robot, ruins

Poem / Poetry

July 15, 2012

Reads: 1032

Comments: 1

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This is a poem about being inside one of my father's paintings... I was trying to write about something new, try a slightly different style..... so please leave comments! J Read More
Returning to a one fantasy land where I grew up mostly. Read More
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