Summer stories, books, poems, and more

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Here's a poem about life's ups and downs, like the change of seasons. I originally wrote these rhyming verses somewhere between 2016 and 2018. Around a year later, there was a singer who joined a writing group I was in, asking for ideas and I gave him one of the… Read More

Book / Young Adult

February 06, 2022

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Rita Vangoli loves spending every summer out on Wikkers Lake, but this summer things take a twist for the worst. Carson, Cursor and Jack become her new best friends and she finds herself running around and getting into trouble. But this isn't the kind of trouble she's used to—she's suddenly… Read More
If my understanding of chemistry is correct, quite often there can be certain elements that alone are totally harmless, but when combined with one of the other benign solutions, the results are catastrophic. This true and nostalgic account of two wayward pubescent cousins during the summer of 1967 is testimony… Read More

Book / Romance

January 05, 2022

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Shelves: 1

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Josephine and her sister go on a Catholic Summer camp. They do not understand why as they are not very religious. The camp changes them and this is a dangerous thing! Josephine always thought that Jesus was love and compassion. The camp challenges this belief! This is inspired by the… Read More
Summer memories as a child are special. If one could but go back and recapture and keep those times to revisit as often as possible. Through poetry, one can. Read More

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Comments: 1

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Poem / Romance

September 30, 2021

Reads: 118

Comments: 2

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Comments: 1

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As with my other summers, this one was another odd one with many things going on including getting Covid; Hope you enjoy the poem. Photo by Dave Hoefler on Unsplash Read More

Tags: summer, ordeal

I have just realized that scientifically speaking today is fall. My life has been too busy dealing with investments and my job to actually enjoy the summertime. It's not so depressing for me because I am fully aware that unless a person is rich, cared for, or aimlessly wandering in… Read More
How the years have passed, and how the memories of summer seem to linger in the streams of consciousness that flow and ebb their way through life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 12, 2021

Reads: 156

Comments: 4

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Cover: Hullabaloo22 on Pixabay. Read More

Tags: fall, summer, grey, yellow

For many of us, Labor Day, means only two things: It’s a day off work and it’s the end of summer. We have forgotten the reason for the day altogether. We have become accustomed to the first Monday in September being a day we deserve to be off – just… Read More

Book / Poetry

September 04, 2021

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Have some fun in the sun! | Welcome to 'Summer Loving,' a collection of poetry about enjoying the summer season with the one you love. Each piece tackles a vacation scene that, once the pandemic is over, we can hopefully safely go back to. In the meantime, feel free to… Read More

Reads: 140

Comments: 1

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Musing about the heat. Read More

Tags: sun, hot, summer, drinks

Camp Baxter is a place for children to have a great time. When the summer comes, Ben Sanders meets all kinds of people there. Read More
When three teenagers decide to float down the Russian River on a pool raft, headed toward the place where the river meets the sea, their stories and the stories of other characters – including a rock band, a bachelorette party, a tetris addict, and an elderly bar owner – converge… Read More

Reads: 206

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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It's a Poem about Ice creams during the Summer season. Hope you will enjoy my poem. Read More

Tags: summer, ice-cream

A teen girl is left in charge of watching out for the king's daughter, but the moment she looks away, the princess has vanished! She's not the only missing princess either. Six other princesses have also vanished! Read More
I hear the rhythm of the summer day beginning as I watch the morning sun rise higher in the sky. The chirping of the birds awakening atop the dew-soaked branches of the old Vara Dulce tree add to the morning sonata that permeates the morning air. The gray morning shadows… Read More

Reads: 144

Comments: 1

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Just a little humor pocked at the political environment and the weather. Read More
it is description of a period between late dry season and early raining season Read More

Tags: rain, moon, spring, summer

Poem / Poetry

January 15, 2021

Reads: 210

Comments: 1

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Andrew Scot has arrived on Planet Arkaron with his new girlfriend, Secretary General Syella Makhol of Arkaron, where she introduces him to her three daughters. Her 16 year old daughter, Natasya, carries Andrew in her pouch as they take him on the tour of the city. Read More

Reads: 194

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Tags: joy, summer

Poem / Poetry

October 06, 2020

Reads: 287

Comments: 1

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Seasons change as the time keeps ticking. Autum, winter, spring and summer, just like that a year passed subtly. Time flies before our eyes as we acknowledge the nature's beauty with the change of the seasons. A short poem narrating some few traits of each season. Read More
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