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Vesta, the Virgin Goddess of home and family is old and cold, sitting at a bust stop in the Red Light District. She's missed her bus and is stuck with a beaten-up young man who's life is about to be changed. Read More
This poem is dedicated to one of my closest friends, who has always been there for me. Enjoy! X Read More
It is an article wrote to wake human conciousness to the need to shun corruption Read More
Tough Love. I don't believe in combining those two words into one phrase that has any meaning...but am I wrong? Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 27, 2019

Reads: 194

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Reads: 133

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

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Poem / Poetry

November 15, 2018

Reads: 189

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A description of a place where battered women are safe now. Protected by those who run it. The sadness and pain of those who suffered at the hands of their abusers. This was me. Read More
After a nuclear war between Russia and USA, the States were at ruin. Some people found shelter in 'Crypts'. Some say there aren't many left. In Utah there were 75. Josh lives in the 75th Crypt there. One day he finds out something that changes his life completely and… Read More
The story of how one worry in the mind of a mother of someone with Autism is put to rest. Read More
Listening to rain on a barn roof as a child Read More

Tags: god, rain, storms, shelter, roof

Reads: 401

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The The Imaginarium House

Welcome to the world of Fallout. Where a retro-futuristic, nuclear and robotized world full of tension, war and pressure eventually unfolds in apocalyptic proportions. A full-blown nuclear war starts and ends the world as everyone knows it in the year 2077. This story follows one man who just barely… Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 08, 2017

Reads: 684

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

When a storm hits a town in Oklahoma, a woman runs to her next door neighbors storm shelter to be safe. But soon she realizes that something is strange about her neighbor and his shelter. Read More
poem about overcrowded Pit Bull shelters Read More
The biggest storm of the year is about to hit Anage, the small town where Avery White lives, and everyone is evacuated. Everyone except Avery and her two friends Naki and Trent, who were left behind because there was no room for them. They have no choice but to hide… Read More
Kevin Karloff, one of the few survivors of an eternal plague struggles to survive a life with no guidance, until he is taken in by a group of survivors, and also discovers a more disturbing thing about the plague. A secret that will put him to the ultimate test, and… Read More
I tried to feel safe and at peace, but no matter what I did, I couldn't. Read More
Hazel and Walter are both homeless, using their lives to tell drug addicts and gang members about Jesus. It is not always easy and usually dangerous, but they know that God wants them right where they are: On the streets. Read More
During the sixties, a couple with a broken marriage are forced to be in a bomb shelter together. Read More
a 100 page poetry book about Pit Bulls, living in the animal shelter and the struggles of life, as a Pit Bull dog Read More
A young boy searching for the legend within his grandfathers stories, a mystical old house that only appears in the winter holds the key to discovery. Read More
A young woman grapples with homelessness while in the midst of her sojourn at the local drop in, there is a dark figure moving around in the night. Or is it just a figment of her imagination? The paranoia? Or something more? Read More

Reads: 327

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You need a friend, a good friend someone who will meet you where youre at and help - dedicated to jay, homeless, who couldn't manage a flat for years then one day he did :-) Read More
this was something i hardly remember writing. when i reread it i hardly recognize it but i know it to be one of my own no worries. Read More

Poem / War and Military

February 14, 2013

Reads: 280

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote shelter to amplify the horrors of war. Written from the point of view of a citizen who remembers the horrors and dangers each night brought even in the safety of the shelters. Read More

Tags: war, shelter, air_raid

When the wind blows I know you will shelter me from the storm. Read More
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