Trauma stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Young Adult

November 30, 2021

Reads: 38

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes you want to forget your past trauma and wish it could make you strong, like a superhero. But unlike the movies, trauma doesn’t make you strong, it just change you forever. Read More
I wrote this November 12, 2021. I am here, awake and remembering. It isn't much right now, but i have a ton more written as of this time. Read More

Reads: 346

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

TW/CW: poem covers PTSD which could be mildly triggering for some Read More
Free writing about my trauma growing up and not disclosing my abusers. By doing this i keep my identity protected. Read More
The Epitome of Kimmy: Accept and Embrace it All, is an inspirational testimony of finding resilience, embracing your destiny and overcoming adversity. It is an eye-opening memoir that takes you beneath the surface into some of the harshest realities of life from the perspective of an abandoned little child in… Read More
The dynamic between my Mother and I, but also the women I've romantically involved myself with because of the toxic familiarity. Read More
Fourteen years ago, Grant Smitherby escaped from a magical door that lead to a magical dreamland. Not telling anyone of things he saw, and telling his family and the authorities that he had no idea where he was during those missing three days, he pressed towards the future and never… Read More
once upon a time in a world of many realms there was one realm that was known for one thing and one thin only, peace. the realm had existed for over a hundred years in peace, until the reckoning day where everything changed Read More

Reads: 97

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is just the start of my story.. there's more to come I'd just like feedback from where I'm at now. This book is about my life growing up. It has details about what happened from my abuser as well as things that happened once I was taken away. Read More
This is my story of life with bipolar disorder. Detailing my struggles with the disorder before being treated, and what life has been like since proper treatment. Touches on substance abuse, self-harm, suicide, and trauma. Read More

Book / Poetry

March 19, 2021

Reads: 229

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

psyche /?s??ki/ the mind, or the deepest thoughts, feelings, or beliefs of a person or group. "If we were all on trail for our thoughts we would all be hanged." - Margaret Atwood Thoughts, those which flutter, those we set aside, those we cherish, those we reminisce and those we… Read More
Anna's parents died just before she turned 18. Now two years later she has had the same reoccurring nightmare for the past six months. It always ends with a prophecy from an old man. She tries to write it off as a trauma-induced nightmare but eventually has to confront the… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 03, 2021

My poem 'Reputation' is about a woman who endures an experience where she has to cope with hateful people and is scrutinized at every step but makes it out alive in the end. It is loosely based on the sixth studio-album by Taylor Swift, also titled 'Reputation'. Read More
You’re looking for the IT girl. She’s tough, independent, pretty, smart but she’s humble and a bit of an underdog. Every girl needs to be the IT girl, they need to handle themselves and want to do it all on their own. I am not that person, I think I’m… Read More

Reads: 211

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This piece is an excerpt from the book I am currently writing. I thought it worked really well as a short story so I wanted to share it with you all :) Although I have labeled this as literary fiction much of this story is based on my real life. Read More
a therapeutic piece about the process of putting an end to codependent patterns. Read More
A girl who was wild and carefree. A world that takes pieces away until she is something her father wouldn't recognize. Read More

Tags: life, trauma

This short story is about a young being named Cody that after this experience will not take lightly the life or well being of another. This short tale dives into a perspective opposite to the usual. It shows the other side of our entertainment, both in Cody’s case, but also… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2020

Reads: 154

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was born out of my personal trauma that led to the birth of my middle daughter, Aurora. The meaning of her name means goddess of the dawn, which also inspired some of the wording here. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 11, 2020

Reads: 874

Comments: 8

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

When someone abuses your trust, especially as a teenage girl, it can be enough to shatter your world. But in that shattering, you can break the glass ceiling to the universe and discover the beauty and power that exists within you. Read More

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"I thought this was an excellent poem, and i loved the imagery you created using metaphors. I loved the line, "A pixelated blade met my throat...." Read More

Reads: 213

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about how a negative start in life does not mean you can't have a positive future. Read More

Book / Fantasy

August 15, 2020

Reads: 1930

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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
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
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