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Well, another week of waiting done, once again to know simply the abstract passing of time. Read More
Besides, it’s not like anyone actually reads these anyways, how could they? Read More
'I Remember You' An original story Created and Written by Payton Gilbert Read More
After a suicide attempt, a young gay man moves in with his aunt and tries to put his life back together. CW: self-harm, suicidal ideation Read More
“All good things come to those who wait”, so I guess that is at least something to wait for all this time, right? Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

March 28, 2021

Reads: 40

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Nothing but brown, dead grass, mud, and five sets of razor wire. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

March 27, 2021

Reads: 71

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story I wrote in commemoration of some art I received which you can check out here. https://www.deviantart.com/mrdrake91/art/Caustic-Reaper-Color1-874466498?ga_submit_new=10%3A1616816428&ga_type=edit&ga_changes=1 Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 25, 2021

Reads: 4188

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

After believing a myth, Tevin Jenkins, a recent high school graduate, risks his life to jump off a mountain with a large boulder called Fairy Rock to enter the gateway to the World of The Fairies. He seeks the help of the fairies to win over the heart of Serenity,… Read More
In the novel "Sabaya Sinjar" by Salim Barakat, the narrator is a Kurdish artist who came to Sweden as a refugee long ago. Lately, he has been considering doing a painting in memory of the Yazidi girls enslaved by "Islamic State" fighters. As soon as the narrator settles on the… Read More

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I wrote this in Arabic and rendered it in English using Google Translate. Read More

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In this story, a young orphan is bullied and homeless. She is accepted into a school, but that only makes matters worse. Will she be able to handle the stress and sorrows of life, or will she lash out? Read More
She heard a few screams from below—they probably belonged to horrified citizens upon discovering his body—and turned away. What a shame that such a lovely night had to be ruined by this. Read More
So what: I plan, for now, to write a monthly journal of my time…here, in a different prison than the prison of the world as I knew it. Read More
A genre blending romp following well developed characters as they explore their presence in each other's lives. Read More

Reads: 45

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

just an episode of my morning for a start. Read More
Trying my hand at making an actual short story. We'll see how this goes lol. Read More
this is in progress and was left unfinished. maybe one of these days i'll finish it. Read More
I wrote this March, 16, 2016 and had this on my other account (cupcakelover21) which I believe is no longer active. I suffered with an eating disorder my junior year and since have been a lot better. I occasionally have some issues but I'm a healthy weight and in a… Read More
I wrote this in Arabic, then rendered into English mostly using Google Translate. Read More

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A piece that I wrote while practicing showing and not telling. Did this in one sitting with little editing. Let me know what you think. I would appreciate your feedback. Read More

Book / Horror

March 03, 2021

Reads: 44

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

story of a little girl born in this wold. facing a tough life at an early age. living with the flow, don't know what all this pain lead to. will she keep being optimistic or continue diving into a deep shadow?, is she mature or not? will she find her… Read More
I wanted to post my short story ‘Sweat’ after I was critiqued on some of my other work. I was going to replace it entirely, but I feel like my writing improved with the critique and figured I’d give other people a chance to see the difference - maybe it’ll… Read More

Reads: 94

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this story in Arabic and then rendered it into English with Google Translate. Read More

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I wrote this story in Arabic, then rendered it into English using Google Translate. Read More

Tags: short-story

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