Self-harm stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Non-Fiction

October 20, 2019

Reads: 50

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: self-harm

Reads: 609

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I, Hannah Wichesky, have never thought that life could be any different. I always live alone, be with myself, visit my mom if necessary. But never have I ever thought that everything can change just because the AI system for my apartment malfunctions. A stranger known as Ryan Sykes is… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 25, 2019

Reads: 124

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

*trigger warning Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 25, 2019

Reads: 241

Comments: 11

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

DARK! (I didn't actually do this to myself) Read More
Witches and prophets have an history. A voice from a witch stolen and given to a prophet, as if it was a fair trade. Read More

Reads: 229

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A child alone in a family. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 29, 2019

Reads: 112

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

March 26, 2019

Reads: 150

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I suffer with depression. This is my thoughts on paper. Read More
As a teenager, I know first hand what it's like to go through depression, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts. It's rough. As I went through this, to help, I wrote a story about it. So that maybe I can help other people understand and get an idea of sort of what… Read More
Kristina, aka Kristi, is a twenty year old emo girl. She moved across country to LA with her best friend Jaime when they were 17 for college. They met three people, who quickly became their best friends, Kate, Zach and Johnny. While in college they were a cover band on… Read More
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 16, 2018

Reads: 201

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

Entering the danger zone Read More
words she never meant to share to the world, but feels like she needs to. Read More

Poem / Other

September 03, 2018

Reads: 260

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

***THIS POEM MAY BE A BIT GRAPHIC*** I was ranting to a friend and came up with this in the parking lot. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 03, 2018

Reads: 243

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A poem of mine about mental health, struggles and success. Read More
Lindsay just won't speak. Read More

Reads: 7920

Comments: 1

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Alex grabs my hand before I can leave, pulling me back towards him. His pupils are completely blown. I can feel the tendons stretched in his hand, the heat radiating from his body. “Just give me another chance.” he murmurs, tipping my head towards his. His eyes are ringed… Read More

Short Story / Other

March 30, 2018

Reads: 320

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is about someone going through a hard time in their life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 12, 2018

i'm sorry, but it happens. Read More

Reads: 258

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

As someone who used to self-harm on a frequent basis, I know the urge to keep cutting or widen the scratched area just a little more. I wrote this to distract myself on one of the worse days. Note: I am in no way condoning self harm for entertainment… Read More

Book / Horror

January 04, 2018

Reads: 478

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

In the small town of Marble nothing ever happens, or so the inhabitants think. For little Nora, everything is happening. In only a few days has she lost her mother and fallen victim to her father's alcohol abuse. Even in her early adolescence her childhood is still haunting her.… Read More

Reads: 328

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Warning: Possible triggers include self harm and cutting. With that said, this poem explores the emotions that follow those kinds of actions and thoughts. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 23, 2017

Reads: 308

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I get told so often that I'm stupid for not believing that I'm worth it. I feel it should be explained why I think that. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 13, 2017

Reads: 341

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about the feelings we harbor, out of the fear of sharing them with another. Read More
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