Stigma stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

Autumn is a young woman struggling to deal with her illness while trying maintain a positive outlook on life and attempts to try and put herself back together without hurting the ones she loves most Read More

Poem / Horror

December 19, 2017

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Comments: 1

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The Poetic Dreamers House

A poem about mentalhealth stigma. Read More

Book / Other

January 31, 2016

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Comments: 8

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The Booksie Classic House

Pained is the story of a girl trapped inside her own life, her own body, her own mind. Through omniscient narration, join our nameless heroine as she battles her inner and outer demons, through mental illness, abuse, addiction and ...salvation? ******Please be warned that this story contains emotional and distressing… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2014

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The Booksie Classic House

A very short poem I wrote in the middle of the night. The overall subject is about self-injury and how society shames individuals. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Mark stumbles on a couple in a heated argument and realises that some of their problems mirror his own. This story is a journey into the lives of people in a small town, exposing how everybody is linked to, affected by and under threat from the HIV/AIDS psndemic. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 28, 2013

Reads: 262

Comments: 23

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

How do you feel about the Trading Room? This is one for convention goers ... Comics, Records, Star Trek, Dr Who, Red Dwarf, White Dwarf etc. It's easy to tag people as a nerd ... but they're happy - are you!?? Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A short tale for convention goers. Don't always believe what the dust cover tells you. Some stigmas are a little unfair! They're quick to be labled nerds but all seem very content and happy. There's a lesson there somewhere! Read More
Here's another experience of mine concerning prejudice. After remembering it, I now add it to the others--which, in turn, become part of the rationale relating to why prejudice matters to me and why I continue to post segments of my thesis which I wrote on prejudice. Read More
Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

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