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Short Story / Other

January 12, 2019

Reads: 125

Comments: 2

The Abandoned House

A young writer gets some unexpected help. based on a prompt by Akumakaze Read More

Poem / Romance

December 19, 2018

Reads: 114

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An old one, written many years ago and obviously under heavy influence of the "classics". Read More
A short short short story about the Cthulhu mythos in Shakespeare. (Possibly the first of several) Read More
An ode to the greatest poet of all time...and a reflection on the impact his works have made upon me. Thank you Mr. Shakespeare! Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

September 11, 2018

Reads: 115

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A new vision of the story Hamlet by Shakespeare. Written in the view of the viking kings son. It's a thrilling story told in a almost horror like view. Read More

Reads: 122

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is a tribute to Shakespeare's "Macbeth" Read More

Tags: shakespeare

Reads: 118

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Poetry is an experience, even with with the rules of iambic pentameter and explicit rhyme schemes. William Shakespeare was very much aware of how these structures make it that much easier to fall in love with a sonnet and that is my goal: imagery, immersion and emotion. Read More
Just a bit of fun, with apologies to the great Bard. Read More

Tags: shakespeare

I re-wrote the very last scene of Macbeth The whole time I was reading Macbeth at school I thought it would be a great twist for the person who kills Macbeth to be born from a trans guy. Unfortunately I didn't get to do that in here but I… Read More
The play of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, with humorous parts. I do not own the picture on the cover it belongs to its respective owner. Read More
A chronological analysis and interpretation of the rhetoric, sytax, and diction in William Shakespeare's Sonnet CXVI. Read More
I originally did this as an assignment for English last year, and it brought back fond memories. The character Bottom is not my own, and a few of the lines were adapted from Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream. Read More

Poem / Other

October 31, 2017

Sometimes, loneliness and disturbed mental health spoils our lives to such an extent where the struggle you are going through cannot be expressed.. Read More
hii, i am re writing the tempest for an school project, i would like some feedback. hope you like it! Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 11, 2017

Pain is personified here and as a companion for life, is it a boon or a bane to be able to feel pain? What has pain done to you? Have you embraced it yet or do you still fear pain? Find out for yourselves. Read More
A high school, freshman year, english essay discussing the effect of the theme of fate in Romeo and Juliet, in terms of context, language, and structure. Read More
The character Macduff, from Shakespeare's play,'Macbeth' in 8 lines. Read More
I wrote this synthesis paper in Shakespeare class. in this essay, i discussed that Claudius from Hamlet, Macbeth, and Prospero from The Tempest are desires for power through reader-response. Read More

Reads: 144

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A Shakespearean style narrative poem. This tells of a woeful tale about love which takes a dark and disastrous turn. The nature of loveth never dost runeth smoothly... Read More
Essay I submitted to Cambridge University's 2012 Essay Prize, which I rather pleasantly won £200 for. Read More

Reads: 858

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My attempt at Shakespearean structuring. I hope you enjoy. Read More

Script / Humor

October 23, 2015

Reads: 299

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The plot revolves around a Producer and a Director who put on the most expensive Shakespeare production of all time. They rent the biggest theatre in the country and hire the world's most famous actor to play the lead role of King Lear. However, just before curtain up on opening… Read More

Script / Humor

October 23, 2015

Reads: 791

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A Producer and a Director put on the most expensive Shakespeare production of all time. They rent the biggest theatre in the country and hire the world's most famous actor to play the lead role of King Lear. However, just before curtain up on opening night, he dies. The single… Read More
Traces of cannabis ere recently found in clay pipes from Shakespeare's garden. What other literary figures might have used drugs to help their creative processes? Read More

Reads: 702

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Falling in love with a girl and a boy at the same time? I sort of managed to have this done ... Read More
This article describes in brief the why and how humour thrived during the thousands of years that man (and women) civilised themselves. The article treats humour as was seen in Biblical times, during Greek and Roman times; in the writings of Shakespeare and Dickens. There is even a hint of… Read More

Short Story / Humor

August 15, 2015

A 350 word story about a man's attempt to kick a habit. Read More
What's the secret behind this young couple's closeness? ;) Read More
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