Sickness stories, books, poems, and more

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These poems in senryu style are about the state of mankind. Or should I say madness? Read More

Reads: 139

Comments: 1

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We begin to face our mortality as we age. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 19, 2021

Reads: 140

Comments: 1

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Cover image: Pixabay.com. Read More

Tags: cure, sickness, tonic

In 2017 I wrote the poem "Locked Away In An Old Person's Body" and in 2021 i have decided i wanted to write an updated version. Both poems are linked together and some lines still remain the same. This one focusing on the changes that have been made from throughout… Read More

Poem / Humor

March 09, 2021

Reads: 229

Comments: 2

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The fun of boating Read More

Tags: sea, sickness

Poem / Poetry

November 10, 2020

Reads: 172

Comments: 1

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Written for the wife of a friend who was dying of cancer. She passed peacefully, but as a mother of young children, way too soon. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

June 07, 2020

Reads: 568

Shelves: 1

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Your hate will send you away, when you reach those pearly gates... Read More

Tags: hate, racism, sickness

Reads: 582

Shelves: 1

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What is life exactly? And why should we live? Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 09, 2020

Reads: 363

Comments: 1

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This poem is a representation of my life and my body. I suffer from quite a lot of illnesses and it can be overwhelming at times. For anyone out their with invisible illnesses you are going to get through it. Read More

Reads: 402

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

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A Toxic Touch Read More
This short story is about a woman saying goodbye to her sick daughter in hospital. The prompt that was used for this short story was ‘End Of The Earth’ by MARINA, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds. Some of the lyrics from the song were used in the short… Read More

Reads: 389

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I wrote this poem while currently being in hospital all about some of my adventures here, things i have done and things i have seen and i hope you enjoy it. Read More
Another short poem inspired by loss. A friends daughter was fighting and eventually lost her battle with cancer. Read More
The story of a caring daughter and her sickly father Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 17, 2019

Reads: 407

Comments: 3

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Sickness comes from the Solar System, it is time we take control and use the energies for good. My poem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 22, 2019

I'm so hurt...dying, why is my life so painful? Will depression continue to haunt me? I hate life. I hate myself. Wish I weren't here right now. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 27, 2019

Reads: 683

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Are you really there? Read More
A recount of the mysterious encounter between two sick strangers. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 22, 2018

Reads: 360

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Romance

September 30, 2018

Reads: 446

Comments: 2

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To somebody who just doesn’t get it or just dont want me—fuck him Read More

Book / Other

July 21, 2018

Reads: 2701

Shelves: 2

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Tags: sadness, sickness

Reads: 515

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

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"Death is the permanent cessation of all vital functions" ~ Merriam Webster Dictonary Read More
A new kind of virus is sweeping across the world. Read More
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