Toys stories, books, poems, and more

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Sometimes I like to look back at the things I lost since my youth. I grew up in the early 1990s and back then we had some seriously weird sometimes funny commercials. To us then they were normal commercials-nothing flashy, just silly sometimes. Here I'll share some of my memories… Read More
A stuffed polar bear's journey. Read More

Tags: love, children, toys

Poem / Poetry

March 07, 2017

Reads: 107

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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There is something very wrong in Toyland! Read More

Tags: war, strange, wrong, toys

Enter the world of Tanglewood. A creepy yet whimsical tale of a young boy and his close encounter with an unlikely resident. The first of many short stories to come based in old England. Read More

Poem / Other

December 20, 2016

Reads: 50

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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You put so much effort in getting those presents just right...... Read More

Reads: 121

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

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I came up with this poem one year while cleaning up the wrapping paper. The kids are always so happy to open the presents, but cleaning up the mess is a totally different story. I hope you can relate to this one. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

November 26, 2016

Reads: 121

Shelves: 1

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Special toys have special meaning to children. Teddy bears are one of the most historically revered toy. This story relates the importance of a Teddy bear in the life of one small child, and how it came to dominate the family. Told with humor and a lesson to be learned,… Read More

Poem / Romance

March 20, 2016

Reads: 124

Shelves: 1

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Tags: heart, toys, doll

Reads: 336

Comments: 13

Shelves: 1

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

Love gag gifts. Always have. Read More

Essay / Memoir

December 18, 2015

Reads: 162

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I lived here. Read More

Tags: dogs, toys, nails, stones

Christmas is giving joy and happiness to everyone. Read More

Tags: christmas, toys, joys

Poem / Poetry

September 10, 2015

Reads: 219

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

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Words are such wonderful things. Read More

Tags: words, toys

Poem / Poetry

December 25, 2014

Reads: 144

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This is a fictional poem. Read More
An ex-convict helps others to have a Happy Christmas and everyone is a winner. Read More
Steven didn't want to say Goodbye. Please Mister, don't let her Go! Read More
Things have feelings too. Read More

Tags: childhood, toys

Short Story / Horror

February 11, 2014

Reads: 200

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The dolls arrived at Midwest Antiques in a crate labeled "Children's Toys". Now a young women finds herself in nightmare more horrific then she could ever imagine as Timmy's Toys awaken from their decades long sleep. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 19, 2014

Reads: 95

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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A little girl's fears of leaving her best friend, her best doll, Jess. A little attempt on the bond of love between toys and children. Read More

Tags: love, children, toys

Poem / Poetry

December 23, 2013

Reads: 81

Shelves: 1

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Childhood, our playthings and fantasies. Once, we were dragons indeed. Enjoy! Read More

Reads: 101

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Always remember the little things, they're the most important, and the ones you'll miss most when they are gone. Cherish everything that doesn't matter at the time but will forever mean the world to you. Read More

Reads: 192

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The twins were walking free through the lonelinest of all streets where the sun couldn't dare to touch their pale, porcelain skin ... Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 12, 2013

Reads: 92

Shelves: 1

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This poem, or I should say lyrics was made for my novel "The Soul Testament" Read More

Reads: 78

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Here's a slightly happier poem from the mind that gave you "the shadow man" Read More

Reads: 110

Shelves: 1

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A group of living plushed toys must find their maker's murderer. Read More

Reads: 211

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes those 'pet names' we call our kids get used more often than we realize. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 27, 2013

Reads: 116

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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This describes me to the T. Read More

Reads: 311

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Ashley Farrowland lost her first husband and child in a car accident in 2009 when she was just nineteen; two years later she met Edward Marks who she fell in love with and after a year together they are engaged. Ashley’s first child was a miracle and probably her only… Read More

Reads: 73

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Observational poetry. Read More

Reads: 147

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Who wouldn't want their room to always be filled with friends, a magic place that comes to life just for you? I'm starting to find these poem/stories really sould come illustrated - I'm working on it, but for now I just hope you enjoy this story I wrote for my… Read More

Reads: 73

Shelves: 1

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Ryan’s therapy friends treat him differently at school, Ethan has to deal with the press and Jacob gets a job at a Toys R Us, where Delaware also works, where a fat chick won’t leave him alone Read More
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