Rural stories, books, poems, and more

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Laura is starting a new life back in her home state of Oklahoma and pursuing her dream of rescuing a horse. Shortly after she brings King home, Laura realizes the gelding isn't necessarily what she expected--but maybe he's exactly what she needs right now. Read More

Reads: 83

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

A rural conflagration. Cover image: Read More

Tags: trees, rural, crows, flames

Reads: 758

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Amanda Ashley House

smoke drink run, an appalachian coming of age story. born into rural poverty and surrounded by addiction audum learns to be invisible to survive. when audum discovers the truth about her past she's faced with falling into addiction or confronting her own life. audum endures life with her abusive mother,… Read More

Reads: 192

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

No one dare get in the way of Anna loving Molly. Read More

Tags: creepy, gothic, rural, cat, farm

Memoirs of a simple farmer and father living in the DPRK. Featured in FLASH Vol. 1, Chapter 27, by hullabaloo22, Read More
I hope you like to make a difference in an implementation of the key issues we have still holes in the cyber defense. Let us contribute for this human question why we invest a lot here for our future. :) Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 02, 2017

Reads: 289

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poverty is an injustice. Read More
Musing on summer in the country Read More

Tags: rural, summer, country

Shakeeb is troubled by his younger brothers disease. This story is a coming of age story which sees Shakeeb take his brother on a journey through Bangladesh. Read More

Book / Fantasy

October 13, 2015

Drake is a normal college student leading a normal life until his dreams change everything. From his small town, Drake pursues whatever normalcy he can grab in his waking life while fighting to save friends and family from the dangers that stalk the world in his dreams. Cheri is the… Read More
Norway, 993 AD. Helgi and Lars are sharing their experiences from the Midsummer celebration the night before. In the process, they discover something about themselves and their friendship... ________________________________________________________ Helgi Dagsson and Lars Brandsson are characters in my novel "Sons of Disobedience", which takes place about 5 years after this… Read More
Crafting assistance for one million village in my country. Let us remake this dream. Here I have seen this dedication like the movie, SWADESH. Let us save this commitment in reality. Read More
This collection does not profess to represent Nepali literature as a whole, but lays emphasis on certain themes that crop up in the daily lives of the Nepalese. The Nepalese world that the Nepalese poets and writers describe and create is a different one, compared to the western one. It… Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There is not much to do when living in a small rural town, or is there? Meet Jennifer and her friends as they enter their third year in high school. With goals and inspirations larger than their community, her and friends will endure common teenage situations with a twist: school,… Read More
(This is the whole story, not a chapter) - While Taro was reading an old local story, he wondered what "dirt-spider" character means in the story. His father indicated that "dirt-spider" may be a metaphor of a certain group of people. Taro got interested in the story and those old… Read More
Once upon a time, there were two countries along the sea. They were always fighting over the border. One day, a person suggested to pick up a dog from each country and let them fight... rural traditional story, 354 words. Read More
A woman was living near a waterfall. One day, when she was in the waiting room of an ophthalmologist, she heard someone call her saying her eyes will become better if... 416 words. Read More
Once upon a time, there was an old man. One night, he was walking down a way home from a local wedding party. When he came to Shin-kawa (new river), he heard someone call him… – 386 words. Read More
Once upon a time, there was a farmer. One day, he found a treasure from a field... -A short story, 369 words Read More
I miss the small amount of time I spent in a rustic locale. Read More
Recently saw a man singing country in the pavement, asking for change. Inspiration came shortly after. Read More
A short description of a view of Hampshire's rural life Read More
Best friends Jack and Bernie head out for a day fishing after years apart, and the darkness of the past has a chance to rear its ugly head once again. Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

September 25, 2013

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story placed in Calcutta/Kolkata India (some of the text being in the language of Bengali and Hindi). This traces the lives of those who are socially divided by class. This story mainly tells the lives of Hindu women and the different classes and backgrounds they are from… Read More
After a fatal crash, Ethan Wolfe must survive the wilderness to evade capture. He flees to Colorado to seek asylum with friends, only to find them facing an evil beyond imagination. A twisted dream and a shocking premonition leave him wondering if they face the evil or are the cause… Read More
The story of my childhood road trips with my sistersand mother through the rural southern states. Read More

Book / Young Adult

August 09, 2012

Reads: 528

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

16-year-old Nolan Alcott lost his parents two years ago to the undead horde. In the time since, he has had no choice but to self-teach survival skills and care for his seven-year-old brother, Lucas, as they reside in their home in the woods near a rural town. This story chronicles… Read More
A clever, slightly overconfident girl is forced to leave behind her life and engage in an education for a world leader. While at RASP, she's introduced to many mysteries, some of which could change both her life and the existing worl forever. Read More

Reads: 370

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Not too crazy about this one, but why not? Short horror story about a man in an old house like always. Abrupt ending, but I just wanted to move on to writing something else. Read More
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