Trauma stories, books, poems, and more

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i have been sick for the last month. it feels like dying. i want to tell my story, for once in my life Read More

Book / Horror

September 06, 2018

A ghost from the past surges. It haunts him, wants him and doesn't let him to get out of her bed either. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 03, 2018

Reads: 58

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A poem of mine about mental health, struggles and success. Read More
poem about a personal story of rape. Read More

Tags: rape, pain, trauma

An essay about betrayal by a close friend. Read More

Tags: rape, pain, trauma

Poem / Poetry

August 31, 2018

Reads: 31

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem that reveals a past of a traumatic life but rising through it on top. Read More
In the middle of a raging sea, you can choose to be at peace if you will only look for The Light. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 29, 2018

Reads: 73

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"A chilling, evocative poem, Joy, exceptionally well written. " Read More

Poem / True Confessions

July 12, 2018

Reads: 84

Comments: 14

Shelves: 4

The Vintage Publishing House

I'm better... Read More

Reads: 59

Shelves: 1

The Her House

This is the story of my life, and please... don't judge, as this book was meant to be read and understood that this goes on in real-life, and not in some television show. Read More
This poem is about me speaking up about what happened to me. I show the questions I was asked and the things people would say to me or about me. I am not alone. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2018

Reads: 65

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A creative non-fiction story walking through an old home of mine. Read More
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: 122

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Poetry

April 02, 2018

Reads: 182

Comments: 14

Shelves: 3

The Vintage Publishing House

Beyond repair... Read More

Reads: 113

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 300

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
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: 442

Comments: 14

Shelves: 5

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: 78

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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

Short Story / Other

January 18, 2018

Reads: 85

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Not a pleasant tale but one that needs telling. A rewrite of an earlier version. Read More
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
Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

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