Trauma stories, books, poems, and more

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A poem about battling depression, anxiety and trauma and how a terrible start in life does not mean you can't have a beautiful future. Read More

Book / Romance

July 30, 2020

Reads: 105

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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After serving her country, Shyanne Cooper finds herself back in Philly, Pa searching for inner peace. There, she finds herself consumed in drama with a single father and his 4 kids. Read More
Nineteen years, that sky had been above him. Nineteen years he caught glimpses that he tried to hold onto in labs and bunkers and the backs of trucks. Nineteen years he could only guess what the rest of the world was like with the pieces they couldn’t keep him away… Read More
Hi! I'm Connie Akins, the author of this novel. I am posting it for free for anyone to enjoy. I’ll be delivering it to you in a series of posts. Drop me a note and let me know how you like it! Thanks! Read More
The reaction from friends and family can sometimes be worse than the diagnosis. Read More

Tags: cancer, breast, trauma

just a little poem I wrote. I felt like this works as a way to get across something I've been thinking about. People often seem to discount either their own or others feelings by saying "other people have it worse" and while that is true, it is no reason not… Read More
This is the intro to my book I am currently writing called -- Anna Lucille: A Fallen Angel's Journey Back to Heaven. It is an autobiography. It has been a long time coming wanting to write this. At some point this book will be published officially so I will definitely… Read More
I wrote this when memories came back from an event that happened to me. It was something that made me realize that it actually happened. I needed a way to get things out and this time it came in a poem form. Even though something terrible may have happened to… Read More

Poem / Other

April 20, 2020

Reads: 106

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Confused about things that happened in my life. Read More
Madeline Harris i s an old woman who died in her Mansion in New York. In her room was a doll, who was owned by her Granddaughter, Megan. When she, and her family, live there, trouble follows them. Read More

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Tags: trauma

Featured Review by HJFURL

"That was incredibly powerful and moving, firecracker 331. I hope you're okay, after that. I am very busy since my anthology was published so don..." Read More

Taylor Roosevelt Taffet had always searched for something worthwhile of his expertise. It takes little to inspire him but it takes an army to motivate him. He felt this way until given the opportunity, by Franz Olivierra, to take on group therapy. Written By Trevor Tarrants Inspired By Trevor Tarrants… Read More
Well I had done a writing on my wiring issues... now how about what solidified me to be isolated for 30 years alone in my mind. Read More

Tags: early, trauma

first time writting something personal. pls let me know your thoughts Read More
You’re okay now. It’s all over and done with. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 02, 2019

Reads: 158

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This was originally a spoken word type poem, so the formatting looks a bit strange here. Hopefully that won't get too in the way ;) Read More
40 years after a 10 year war destroyed much of our world, the survivors have now settled on the last remaining land mass, and have founded the country of Aurum. The citizens of it’s capitol Citadel live off the labor of conscripts who are chosen out of the population of… Read More

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A woman's daily struggles with her demons. Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

September 28, 2019

Reads: 599

Comments: 2

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Unable to process all of the lies in my life, i attempted to take my own life. So here is my truth, here is what i felt and what broke me. Read More
Reuben Byrds' journey through a hellish wasteland of a life, while dealing with the real problems his adult counterparts inflict upon him and them dealing with their own personal traumas. Read More

Tags: childhood, trauma

Book / Other

September 18, 2019

She wasn’t sure how many days she’d been there when the man from before came and sat next to her on the dock after dinner. He was always friendly, but his usual exuberance seemed tempered in the face of her apathetic exhaustion. She slid the box of cigarettes and a… Read More

Book / Other

September 04, 2019

Reads: 188

Shelves: 1

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Tough life. Hard choices. Difficult situations. Stressful relationships. Ally thought she could finally see changes in her life. She sacrificed her relationship with her family to chase her dreams. She ran away from home three years ago when she couldn't take the suffocation anymore. But now she's back. Home. And… Read More
Joy’s big brown eyes peeked from beneath the pink blanket. It was as though they were straight at Dr. Malloy. She was content in the soft bundle held securely by her mother’s arms. There were no tears or stirring of emotions, except from her parents, when the Dr. whispered, “I’m… Read More
A story of life as remembered, but not exactly true. Memories, dreams, and fantasies are mixed together in this tale of misfortune. Read More
Haven Ridge’s golden couple was living a lie, things were not as perfect as they seemed… When Jeneva Blake ends up in a hospital after falling from a second story window, people are concerned. Before she fully recovers, Jeneva abruptly decides she’d rather live with her father across the country,… Read More

Book / Fantasy

August 15, 2020

Reads: 985

Comments: 1

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One woman owns the courage to embrace the journey. Her name? Few know it. From the dust of the Earth, from the depths of the heart, to the core of the soul and spirit, secrets must reveal and chains must shatter. Note: This is NOT finished. Would greatly appreciate feedback… Read More

Featured Review by Elise Pannon

"I am having a good deal of trouble with the formatting...won't save." Read More

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I, Hannah Wichesky, have never thought that life could be any different. I always live alone, be with myself, visit my mom if necessary. But never have I ever thought that everything can change just because the AI system for my apartment malfunctions. A stranger known as Ryan Sykes is… Read More
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