Trauma stories, books, poems, and more

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How do you "move on" from what is at the core of your existence and entire life? If you could move on, where would you go? Ironically, the sufferer of CPTSD leaves behind nearly everything and everyone on the journey to recovery as he becomes conscious of the toxicity,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 16, 2018

Reads: 18

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

There's no going back to the old days. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2018

Reads: 87

Comments: 14

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

Beyond repair... Read More

Reads: 21

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The story of the one most terrifying thought I've ever encountered. Read More

Reads: 164

Shelves: 2

The Romance House

This story coincides with "Taren It Up" in some parts. After writing Olivia's story I often wondered what happened to Nick and that took up a life of its own...hope you enjoy. Read More
Act normal, they say. Normal? Can anyone act normal after what I've been through? But I guess that's exactly what it is. An act. When Veronica Hatterfield starts her senior year of high school two weeks late in small-town Virginia, she's all anyone can talk about. Pretty, kind, and with… Read More

Reads: 22

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Writing to help cope, just word vomit I am hoping to organize and clean up. Its a overview of the last 2-6 years of my life. Read More
The story of a young mans growth into manhood, amid a traumatic expercience. That will change not only him but his entire world. Read More

Reads: 209

Comments: 14

Shelves: 6

The The Imaginarium House

Laura McKnight longs for justice!... (Forgive my lack of editing if there is any. I wrote this story an hour ago. Thank you) Read More

Reads: 30

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

It was only after the accident and the young man's death that she realised they really weren't that different. Both were dead in one way or another. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An article about the obstacles of transitioning when you are also a survivor Read More

Short Story / Other

January 18, 2018

Reads: 45

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Not a pleasant tale but one that needs telling. A rewrite of an earlier version. Read More

Reads: 69

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is very, very personal to me and is about the trauma I've gone through and the mental illnesses I have because of it. Read More

Reads: 60

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The emotional House

Short story I'm currently working on. It's really emotional for me so it's admittedly slow going... but please comment and help me out a little by giving me some feedback - every little bit counts! Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 17, 2017

Reads: 39

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

this is my poem based on my actual childhood events and pain Read More
The story of an old miner whose alcohol has a hold on him. And it might just cost him everything. Read More

Book / Poetry

December 03, 2017

Reads: 665

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A bit of a autobiography, but there's still some living to do. Read More
This story is posted on my website, The 200 Word Short Story [www.the200wordshortstory.com], where we post, every day, a new short story. This story involves a female narrator plagued by a monster into adulthood. This monster likes to dine with her. Read More
Frozen in an Instance is a poem I wrote as an assignment in one of the darkest places I have ever been in my life. A place that I would never know would follow me for the next ten years until boiling to an ugly head. As I was… Read More
the nightmare hasn't haunted Greyson for three years, until suddenly it's back again. Read More

Tags: nightmare, trauma

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Family stricken by the most terrible tragedy imaginable. How will they survive and make it through this or will they? Read More

Tags: trauma

Poem / Romance

September 15, 2017

Reads: 67

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this poem before experiencing my first and last relationship in 2015. Two years later these are feelings and question that I ask myself often. Who would've thought that a poem I wrote would turn into reality? Read More

Reads: 190

Comments: 10

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

Bitter memories of 2010. Read More
Very heavy and dark. Not for children. Read More

Book / Thrillers

July 26, 2017

Reads: 109

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A disturbed man spends his time purposefully trying to induce phobias in children. Read More

Tags: trauma, ghoul, phobia

Her Gorgeous Mind Never Left by: Aliesha Phillips (excerpt from my book) Read More
A short story about a lump of coal struggling to find the reason for it's existence. Read More
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