Symbolism stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

August 07, 2017

Reads: 29

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Symbolism of an Otter Read More

Short Story / Other

April 09, 2017

Reads: 63

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The House of Ghosts House

Everyone has their own Dieschuld. Read More

Reads: 61

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The House of Ghosts House

I'll never want him free. Read More

Reads: 112

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 142

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You give your life away piece by piece, until the day you die. You give until you have nothing left to give. Read More
random but powerful thoughts Read More
My final thoughts concerning the Confederate Flag, the use of symbolism as a powerful tool to convey ideas. A distinction between slavery and racism. Whether we should idolize the Confederate Flag as cultures have idolized objects before, and the dangers of doing so. Our belief system and a conclusion concerning… Read More
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if its appropriate to display today as a symbol of American pride as so many do without any knowledge behind its creation and what it represented, then and ultimately now. Read More
An aboriginal teen, Shannon Brant, wakes up from a strange dream and her life is changed forever. She returns to her spiritual beliefs, and begins her journey to reclaim her life back. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

September 09, 2015

Reads: 119

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story deep with symbolism; the fight of nature and nurture Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 09, 2015

Reads: 77

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

How I saw the wild horses Read More

Poem / Fantasy

September 09, 2015

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The symbolism of a womans soul Read More

Short Story / Horror

May 20, 2015

Reads: 234

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A horror/psychological thriller/suspense, An ordinary old man visiting the doctors, but little did he know he was actually entering...the dusk area. Read More

Reads: 555

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Fifteen minutes and twenty seconds after the destruction of the human race in an event known as 'Freedom', its reluctant destroyer is returned to life. As he comes to terms with the gravity of his actions, and his relations with the people he used to work with to unwittingly bring… Read More

Reads: 131

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Warning. This piece of poetry contains shocking imagery all the way through; along with themes of a twisted yet embracing romance. I wanted you as a reader to read this and feel you were traveling along on a adventure, I hope that is apparent. There is a definite and honest… Read More
A straight-forward partly narrative poem also protesting the Iraqi war Read More
A symbolist poem protesting the evils of unrestrained commercialism, organized religion and societal oppression, etc. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 21, 2014

Reads: 41

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A symbolist, but straight-foward poem Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 03, 2014

Reads: 112

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A symbolist rendering Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 03, 2014

Reads: 104

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A symbolist, gay love poem Read More

Reads: 451

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short story I wrote a while back for a lit class in high school, I chose to wrote about Palestine. Read More
The wolves of the sun clan have found themselves in a hopeless predicament. Man and its terrible machines encroach to the south; the land north is barren and has already been laid claim to by another pack; one of their own has betrayed the wise old owl and to make… Read More

Reads: 127

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Be Drunk You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to it--it's the only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks your back and bends you to the earth, you have to be continually drunk. But on what? Wine, poetry or virtue,… Read More

Reads: 401

Comments: 36

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem without words that captures the feeling of speechlessness.No matter what your opinion of it is, it's sure to leave you speechless :D P.S. Ignore the (That's the Title) part of the title. The poem's title when I wrote it was "Speechless" but someone already took that title, and… Read More
It is short story symbolizing passage of life Read More

Reads: 141

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a story about a girl who finds comfort in being alone. Read More
This poem takes a slightly unusual symbolic turn, portraying the rain, or a storm, as a means of protection, comfort and peace. Instead of showing the sun as the typically welcoming symbol in Western literature, it is called "harsh," since, "in the light, my cloak is gone." One cannot hide… Read More

Reads: 100

Shelves: 1

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An experience like none other. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 15, 2014

Reads: 70

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short poem based of the ouroboros symbol. Read More
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