Urban stories, books, poems, and more

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A secret thread of the macabre stretches back through time distilling primeval lore out of truths buried under the façade of the modern moment. Read More
Davanté's heart sinks to the lowest of depths. He cannot lose his mother now. He is only seventeen years old. He has not learned enough about life to be on his own. He does not know how to live. He is still hiding his artistic talents out of fear… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 24, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Society creates and destroys. We leave an imprint of ourselves by destroying the natural. We evict nature of its original home Read More
Brilliant, Charming, Outgoing... Homeless. Elijah Postlewaite needs to leave Skid Row where he's been a long-time resident. All he needs is a little luck. Read More
The Accommodation Theory of Second Language Acquisition, Interview with a student from Mexico. It is mission critical that teachers of students in today’s classrooms understand and embrace every student in their classroom. Active parents are key contributors to the success of students. Knowledge is power and the more information and… Read More
Reginald Grant writes a powerful realization of the why and how of the Urban teacher. His mastery and lifetime dedication to inner-city education identifies the social impact and struggle the urban teacher faces. In a world where the unfair distribution of academic resources plaguing young learners and traps both teacher… Read More
Spark Out is a gangland thriller not for the faint-hearted. It's 1982 and Big Mo Dolan is suffering from severe headaches brought on by family worries. He fears his young son is too soft, his wife too easy going, his dad disrespectful and his brother foolish for enlisting. But with… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 05, 2017

Reads: 42

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It speaks for itself Read More
This "in progress" novel follows the life of a young woman raised in squalor by an ill, addicted mother. At age nine, she is abandoned to the care of an elderly couple plagued by senility. After her comfortable, albeit strange, life ends with the old couple, she is thrust into… Read More

Short Story / Romance

February 01, 2017

Reads: 88

Shelves: 2

The Urban House House

Everything isn't really quite what it seems, Just cause he welcomed you with ten-thousand and a warm smile didn't mean you had to marry him. Read More

Tags: love, fiction, urban

Book / Young Adult

January 31, 2017

Reads: 165

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

16-year-old Gemma DeMarco’s life turned into a horror movie the day her suicidal ex shot and killed the love of her life. Now she works at her family’s Italian deli in San Francisco, while recovering from a nasty case of PTSD. She blames herself for what happened and wishes so… Read More

Short Story / Romance

January 14, 2017

Reads: 51

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I never thought a joke would end this way. Khalid, Dre, Macy and Lori are in the last year of high school when Khalid Makes a cheesy joke about Macy's weight, she disappears what happens when Khalid visits her.... Read to find out more Read More

Tags: love, fiction, urban

Book / Young Adult

January 09, 2017

Reads: 146

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Aaliyah is rich , pretty , smart , all with personality to match . She goes from thinking she has it all figured out to questioning everything she once knew in her life . Reality hits her hard , and she's just trying to find her way , she is… Read More
Bee is a young woman who just wants to get her life started without the troubles of her ex-boyfriend, Rob. When Rob gets her stuck in the middle of a street war, Bee find no other option but to be all in, but what what cost to her? Read More

Reads: 305

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Mercedes Shaw was a well brought up young women. Her mom and dad taught the sentimental values of life, sending her off to college where she met her future husband Marcus. Sparks flew instantly and three years later they were married and ready to start their life together. With a… Read More

Tags: romance, drama, urban

Dymonique was always in such a rush to grow up never slowing down to enjoy her childhood. Her sixteenth birthday she declared she was all grown up, grown enough to finally catch Damien's attention. Damien, of course was nothing but trouble and not to mention 9 years older than her,… Read More

Book / Romance

October 17, 2016

Reads: 149

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Seeing your own double shouldn’t be deadly but for someone pursued by a doppelganger that’s exactly what it means. Emma has been targeted by just such a creature for integration and death. And once they’ve turned there is almost no escape…almost. She’s finds herself lucky enough to have a champion… Read More

Reads: 2294

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

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Monique Living on the south side of Chicago Monique has seen it all and experienced just how bad it can get out on the streets. She's determined to get out the Hood by any means even if it involves betraying friends and family. But even strong women have weaknesses and… Read More
This is a story for the Fictional Writing Contest by Ch. R. Read More

Miscellaneous / Poetry

May 15, 2016

Reads: 143

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 262

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Creative Hustlez Inc. House

Created| 7/6/14 Ended| Undecided Ratings| Ur choice Cover Designer| Beautiful Dreamer (Keka) Theme| My Brain Read More

Tags: urban

Kashmir Pierre is just like any other sister who has been hurt by the dating game. The only difference is that she is the one doing all the hurting now. Feeding off of her parents failed marriage for years Kashmir decides that heartache is just not for her. She leaves… Read More
From Stranger Things Happen, my book of 76 overlapping flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography. Available on Amazon in all global markets. Read More

Reads: 121

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

From Stranger Things Happen, my book of 76 overlapping flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography. Available on Amazon in all global markets. Read More
From Stranger Things Happen, my book of 76 overlapping flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography. Available on Amazon in all global markets. Read More
From Stranger Things Happen, my book of 76 overlapping flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography. Available on Amazon in all global markets. Read More
From Stranger Things Happen, my book of 76 overlapping flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography. Available on Amazon in all global markets. Read More
From Stranger Things Happen, my book of 76 overlapping flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography. Available on Amazon in all global markets. Read More
From Stranger Things Happen, my book of 76 overlapping flash fiction stories inspired by original street photography. Available on Amazon in all global markets. Read More
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