Short stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

December 09, 2019

Reads: 32

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

We are all a little mad. Right?? Read More
A story about two brothers that receive an unwanted guest. Read More

Reads: 44

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A collection of really short stories, observations, thoughts and blurbs. A personal account of experiences, from funny to somewhat philosophical, often ridiculous or pushing boundaries of materiality and seriousness. A string of unconnected glimpses of ones life that could one day be all brought together in a stand up. Read More

Tags: humor, short, kids, standup

just the first snapshot of a story. Read More

Tags: short, story

This short story explores the regrets of an unnamed protagonist and his struggle to come to terms with the loss of his wife in a post apocalyptic world. Read More
This is about a college student named John. He explored something that no one should have explored. Will he make out alive? WARNING: It's violent Read More

Tags: horror, short, pg-13

Something I haven't worked on in a while nor shared with others. Read More
While I am not able to run an actual competition, please take the time to give this a read and see if it inspires you to take part. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

November 03, 2019

Reads: 69

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Blank pages keep me awake. Read More
Robert is a simple man. Read More
A short story about a very cold city filled with very cold people. Read More

Book / Horror

October 17, 2019

Reads: 35

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Captain Harker and his crew set out to hunt something that's been killing off fisherman in the middle of the ocean.... Read More

Tags: fantasy, horror, short, sea

This is my first few days at my new school. All names have been changed. Read More

Tags: school, short

Poem / Horror

October 15, 2019

Reads: 55

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

tells a story about the pain of not being able to defeat certain problems in life. Read More

Tags: poem, short, sadness

This is the first draft of the first chapter of a novel I'm thinking about writing. I am here to get feedback from this community. The story itself is about the twenty something, young twenty something, who gets in a lot of trouble and questions his reality. I want to… Read More

Reads: 150

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is my first work writing. This is a preview of what I am working on so far. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 10, 2019

The following are my attempts at writing Limericks: Limerick - Short and often comical. Following the AABBA Rhyme scheme (Where A consists of 8 - 9 syllables and B of 5 - 6 syllables) A subversive limerick is one that in some way changes the traditional style. In the example… Read More

Short Story / Thrillers

September 08, 2019

Reads: 303

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

He doesn't belong. Read More

Reads: 152

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is about being careful in relationships. Some may be dangerous. Read More

Reads: 144

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story about a family of beavers and a chance encounter with a hunter's trap. Read More
A fictional short story a young male who suffers with his mental health. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 22, 2019

Reads: 136

Comments: 2

The A Home For Poetry House

My attempt at writing poetry, for those of you who may not know; A Cinquain is a simple poem, descriptive and direct, consisting of 5 lines of 2,4,6,8,2 syllables respectively. The following are my attempts. Read More

Reads: 79

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I have always admired Emily Dickinson's wit-infested poetry where there abounds words, double-meanings, and hidden meanings. This is dedicated to her wonderful poetry. Read More

Reads: 279

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A young man leaves his sweetheart… Read More
Five very short stories detailing the fate of five unrelated individuals. Read More
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