Self-discovery stories, books, poems, and more

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Waking up in a hospital bed with no memory of self was downright terrifying for her, especially when no one would give her answers...except one person. When this person's method of explaining consists of taking her to specific locations where people are waiting, she is forced to re-discover who she… Read More
"who, what, where and why" who is this person before me? bringing only what she knows, the sum of life's experiences. stunted, unable to grow. what has happened to her? wearing the scars of the past. once was young and innocent. nothing ever lasts. where is she at this moment?… Read More
Is it possible to be loved when you are unable to love yourself? Tori is a young woman beginning her university life; a time that is full of new experiences and new discoveries. But Tori stuggles with an internal battle of anxiety and depression, trying to leave behind her troubled… Read More

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A poem on the social standing and condition of women in all phases of life Read More

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Main character Lianne O'Connor and her best friend, Chris Gray, take on the wild world of rodeo together. Both learn more about who they are as individuals, and face the struggles of surviving on the circuit. Yes, there will be romance. Read More

Book / Action and Adventure

February 10, 2017

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A story about a young mermaid that has an imagination and craving for adventure that is too big for her small village finds herself on a journey of dire importance to every creature under the sea. Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 18, 2016

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She didn't know neither where she was going nor what she was looking for. All she knows is that she had to keep walking to get there and find it. Read More

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The first part of my new spiritual system. This part is called "Being" and focuses of what it might mean to be true to oneself and describing different aspects of this problem. What tools I use to find the path to myself, feeling bliss and doing public service. Read More

Book / Young Adult

September 04, 2016

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She is the perfect muse for an aspiring author and he can't stop chronicling her. when the two finally meet, the perfect conceptions of the girl next door are shattered as he falls in love with her imperfections. Her cinnamon gum and cigarettes leaving him wanting more even though they… Read More

Essay / True Confessions

May 03, 2016

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A perspective of life and self discovery from an overly ambitious drunk. Read More
I have always hidden the fact that I am gay. For most of my life I lived in fear because of the world’s views on homosexuality. The notion of coming to terms with my sexual orientation had frightened me since childhood, but it wasn’t until my senior year of high… Read More

Miscellaneous / True Confessions

February 08, 2016

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I guess this could be considered a blog. Sort of a journal I'm writing more for myself than anyone else, as I honestly doubt many will find this. Read More

Book / Young Adult

September 16, 2015

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About a young adult Read More
A short story about the internal struggles and irony of thinking differently. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

October 29, 2014

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What shall I call my current scenario as? Where am I? Who am I? What sort of a person I am? What is my position and purpose in Life's circle? The facelessness of identity is neither comfortable nor torturous. I am neither there, nor here. Read More

Short Story / Poetry

September 14, 2014

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Poems from my middle school years. Read More
Things I didn't learn in Life Skills when I was taught about people in school. That I really ought to have learned. Read More

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The common man is often overlooked and understated in a world that values greatness and panache. Despite their unremarkable appearance we often see at a glance, delving deeper into their mind and lives we see a story that is often untold yet just as captivating as any we've ever heard.… Read More
At a certain stage of life, everyone must recognize his or her role is in this world. They must ponder and carefully consider the direction in which they wish to take their lives to. This poem is the story of a similar child who is trying hard to find the… Read More

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Some hearts need healing before they can feel love. Read More

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This is a practise college application essay I wrote for school. I wasn't sure what category to put it in, but I think it provides a good, accurate description of my personality. Once again, the title was taken already, so I added the "essay" bit at the end. I don't… Read More

Book / Young Adult

September 16, 2011

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[Completed] Maia Frauncor has always played the role everyone has given her. From the pristine look her parents have assigned—and yes it means falling into the steps of her father, an astronomer. To the image her friends have of her. Truth is only a small share of people—her siblings—know the… Read More
Tess takes her yearly vacation to somewhere new hoping to just to get away and do nothing only to come away with a once in a lifetime experience knowing who she truly is. Read More

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A story of a woman named Samantha who walked out on her own wedding and ends up spending months in the place of her orginally planned honeymoon. There, she focuses on her writing and a handsome stranger she randomly runs into at a beach bonfire. And through the long couple… Read More

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This is the story of Cecil Johnson. He is a succesful editor-in-chief for a big company and lives the ultimate glamorous lifestyle. The cars, the parties, the women. Some would say he has it all. But he is not one of them. He absolutely hates his life. His life is… Read More
Max is your typical intelligent male trying to discover himself during his freshman year in college. He has a crush on a girl named Kady, but after a twist of fate things change in a sort of unexpected way... Read More
<b>SUMMARY: Lara Forsyth, a young girl of 16 who has lived most of her life with her widowed father in the English colony of Jamaica, finds herself sent away to an aunt she has never met in post-Revolutionary War America. The growing unrest of the maroon population in her island&#8230; Read More

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COMPLETE Three friends, bound by an ancient ritual, caught up in a mystery and adventure to save those they love from an enemy they know nothing about. Along the way they learn more of their futures, more of their destinies, and more of the place in their world. Unfortunately I'm&#8230; Read More

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Been a long but great journey to reach this point... Read More
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