Self stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Humor

May 10, 2019

Reads: 66

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Awareness, or lack thereof Read More

Tags: self

Poem / Poetry

April 09, 2019

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Running as fast as I can go Anxiety rising, Heart racing Anger and Frustration Taking over my fear Shielding myself with walls Closer and closer To the exit Out of this nightmare Or so I thought When all of sudden I'm falling and falling Feels like an eternity Until I… Read More

Tags: emotions, self, left

Reads: 59

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My own worst enemy Read More

Tags: self, doubt

Poem / Poetry

March 27, 2019

Reads: 100

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 67

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem with a little how robots started and my robotic version of me. Read More
To whoever lost themselves through the process Read More

Poem / Romance

February 09, 2019

Reads: 101

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Figuring life out is a process Read More

Tags: lost, sad, self, confused, head

Just a few minutes spent listening to one’s breath can reveal rather surprising insight. (Image by flickr) Read More

Tags: self

Reads: 89

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I only mattered once before. Read More
This is a story of three girls: Kara, Cardinal, and Morgan. They face many challenges, but will they live? What happens if they die? Read More

Tags: horror, self, cold, okay, pills

For those lost in the sea of their own imperfections. Inspired by Mi Amor. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

January 04, 2019

Reads: 160

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: pain, self

Poem / Romance

December 21, 2018

Reads: 141

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem describing the nature of internal struggle- from my own point of view. Read More
A long letter from someone I cannot get rid of Read More

Tags: love, self, selflove

Reads: 113

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Stranger in the glass Read More

Tags: self

Poem / Poetry

November 14, 2018

Reads: 120

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

October 24, 2018

Reads: 140

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

There is contentment in the self. Read More
Sometimes the best thing to do for your own self-respect is to just move on. No matter how hard it hurts, one must discipline themselves to love themselves enough to not be played for a fool. Our dignity has value. Walk away from whats not for you with your head… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2018

Reads: 128

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2018

Reads: 226

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: love, life, heart, self, cold

Short reflective piece I wrote during lunch break. Inspired by online dating, which kinda frames the imagery. Not meant to be depressing really, but to show how hope can trump frustration. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 12, 2018

Reads: 391

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Essay / Other

September 04, 2018

Tags: hope, home, journey, self

Poem / Poetry

September 02, 2018

Reads: 112

Comments: 1

The Poetry House

Every day we either get better or we get worse. Wet get to choose. Read More
I create my own beauty standards. Read More

Tags: love, happy, beauty, self, worth

Poem / Poetry

August 22, 2018

Tags: hope, home, journey, self

Reads: 174

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: smile, self, hidden

Reads: 234

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: poetry, self, serenity

Booksie 2019 First Chapter Novel Contest

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