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Emma Carthway is a graduated senior on the run. Memories of the recent past and long ago occupy her on this cold, dark night. Thoughts of her relationship with best friend and secret love interest, Oliver Moore, is constantly with her on her journey. Was this really a good decision?… Read More
The year is 1949, and twenty-four-year-old Marie Marchetti has just discovered her father?s identity, the father she never knew. She hopes the invitation from him to spend two weeks with her newfound family over Thanksgiving will help uncover vital truths about herself. Discovering who her father is also means discovering… Read More
1945 Chicago. Newlyweds Marie Marchetti and her husband, Richard, have the perfect life together. Or at least it seems until Marie discovers cryptic receipts hidden in their basement and a gun in Richard's desk drawer. When she learns he secretly attends a mobster’s funeral, her suspicions are confirmed. And when… Read More
This is about the feelings of relief that we sometimes feel when a relationship has ended. All break ups are not bad ones. Some are actually good for you. Read More
Is there a way to escape ones past or are we just trying to survive the idea of being stuck with all we've done? Read More
ANother poem about an ex i wish i could start over with... Read More
This story was posted first as Sound of a Sigh. It is now reworked as the first in a series of stories about the Dawton Diner, the waitree Ruby, Chef Belsen the cook, Sheckie the dishwasher busboy and regulars of the diner. This first story features only Sheckie, Ruby and… Read More
Just a poem I etched out in the middle of the night. Hmm, people do crazy things. Anyway, basically just a poem I wrote about the past, things we've done and a question. "If you could, would you start again right now?" What would you do over, if you could?… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 06, 2011

Reads: 152

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever wondered what happens to your most innermost thoughts? Read More
Sophie Richards wanted to start over. Everything in her life was going down hill and she wanted to get out of the avalanche before she got caught in it. So what happends when she ends up in an entirely different country with Diego. Read More

Book / Young Adult

August 03, 2010

Reads: 39987

Comments: 735

The Booksie Classic House

When Norah's dad, a huge Hollywood movie producer, brings Hollywood heart-throb and bad boy Shane Kelly home to stay with their family in Florida after Shane's latest Hollywood drama, Norah realizes her summer is about to get more interesting.. **ignore the conjoined words. for some reason booksie felt the need… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 04, 2010

Reads: 170

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

What I've come too after all is said and done... Read More

Book / Young Adult

May 23, 2009

Reads: 587

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

I didn't know who I was, or who anyone was for that matter. When I woke up in the hospital, I had lost every memory of my friends and family. Even ones of myself. Ruby Scarlett Grace Brown. That's what they said my name was. They said I was seventeen,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 05, 2008

Reads: 296

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this off the top of my head in response to a poem sent to me by a man who was expressing his feelings towards me. Read More
The heart has become weary, but hasn't begun its dark descent. Redemption is still a possibility. I can almost recall it if I concentrate really hard! Read More
a poem about letting go, and starting over. Read More
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