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Overwhelmed with sorrow, Idla narrated his story to Helen which explained why he always went to a particular spot in the restaurant Helen met him. What brought him grief? Read this story to find out. I'll try to keep publishing more parts of it, every Sunday, until it gets to… Read More

Tags: death, family, war, sorrow

This is a book I want to compile my thoughts and reflections in. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2021

Reads: 26

Comments: 1

The Poems House

Just a poem, limericks in a series. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 29, 2021

Reads: 26

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is my poem about escapism. It depicts how people have their own different versions of it and how it provokes a sense of despair in me. Read More

Reads: 32

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Self explanatory - written on the event of a young family friend choosing to take her life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 10, 2020

Reads: 46

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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 / Poetry

October 04, 2020

Reads: 78

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When all their words just don't add up. Read More
These are just few lines of the poem "she" which is in the poetry book "The speaking words: dark poem" that I have published on amazon Read More
This was about a friend that I had in high school. He was a great guy, but my ego was too big. I thought I was better than him and I regret it. He moved far away, and we barely talk anymore. Read More

Tags: sorrow, regret

Rather than post one poem at a time in this "series", you might say, I decided I'd rather publish them over time as one volume of poetry. I don't know if it will resonate with anyone except myself, but I think it's okay for creative endeavors to exist solely to… Read More

Tags: death, poetry, joy, life, sorrow

By looking into the spiritual background of life, we can find a better understanding why sorrow and sadness are as necessary for our evolutionary pathway through life as joy and happiness. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2020

Reads: 98

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this a few years ago after my grandmother passed. Read More
During World War Two,many young men are volunteering to join the armed forces while others are being conscripted. Tom Banway the main protagonist, is determined to be guided by his faith and becomes a conscientious objector, much to the disgust of his atheist brother. The story tells of the difficulties… Read More

Tags: love, war, faith, sorrow

Six short poems that involve love, war, sorrow, and humor. Three of the poems are lyrics to songs. --- Unfortunately, the sheet music could not be copied into this book. The complete book (in PDF) can be downloaded (for free) from Lulu.com Publishing. Read More

Tags: love, war, sorrow, dance, poems

Kids living in poverty areas with the challenges of gang influences Read More
I live this forest, espacially in fall, when i come here with Pearl, my best friend as long as I can remember. Read More

Reads: 307

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Is depression a way to happiness, to love, to salvation of anything? Sometimes, I got really baffled by the amount of depression going on in this site or in the world in general.... Read More

Tags: sorrow

A poem about a broken, confused heart. Read More
I wrote the original version of this poem (even more depressing that this new version) in September of 1981. I was living near Vancouver, going through a bad break-up, and the world in general looked pretty grim. It still does, but now I have a firmer grasp of things that… Read More
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