Vacation stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

August 15, 2017

Reads: 31

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What's it like to live in a vacuum? Read More
Something I really enjoyed writing and debated showing to the world- so why not the blissfully anonymous internet? I'm no writer and don't plan to be, but I would seriously love to hear any opinions you have. Read More

Reads: 36

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

another short story that I wrote when I was younger. Please let me know how I can improve Read More
This story follows "Honeybee" and "Just Wait and See". It is the summer of 1959 when Emma Winberry's new cousins descend on the farm, creating havoc. Read More
Her husband is murdered and within a year her widowed mother dies. She goes Down Under to Australia for a settling vacation and unexpectedly her sex life resumes, with circumstances quite unexpected. She returns to San Diego, ready to start living again, and very soon her life is together again… Read More

Reads: 149

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Humorous, scientifically supported explanations for why many women struggle to read maps. This single essay could save your next vacation (or current marriage). Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2016

Reads: 69

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Fourth of four poems in a travel related series Read More

Reads: 125

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

2 of a series of 4 poems about travel Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2016

Reads: 89

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Vacation Musings 2 of a series of 5 travel related poems Read More
Vacation Musings 1 of a series of 5 travel related poems Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 30, 2016

Reads: 263

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

“These woods are rumored to mess with folks head,” grandpa had said Read More

Tags: vacation, woods, cabin

Poem / Poetry

May 24, 2016

Reads: 103

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Don't we all need a get away? Read More

Tags: vacation, summer

A lot happens in less than 5 minutes for a couple's first family vacation with their toddler. Read More

Reads: 151

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem is about missing my grandma when she was on a cruise. Read More

Book / Romance

December 17, 2015

Reads: 6335

Comments: 12

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Michelle just finished her third year at college where she is studying Early Childhood Education. Her and her college roommate Andrea decide to spend the summer together at Andrea's parents house in Houston, Texas and work at a local camp for young children. Will she leave this summer the same… Read More

Poem / Young Adult

August 03, 2015

Reads: 155

Shelves: 1

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Pain and loss give birth to the next chapter in life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2015

Reads: 139

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Poetry House

A poem I wrote on a vacation near the ocean. Read More
A couple endeavoring to go on vacation discover they are experiencing a strange loss of time. Read More

Reads: 264

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Emily was working in the coffee shop, trying to raise money for her college fees, when her good friend Jessica arrived with the shocking news that she was going to the Maldives with a much older man whom she just met, and is begging Emily to go with her. Emily… Read More
What is a Picture Frame? What is Time? How are two of those connected? Use your imagination, without it there is nothing. Read More

Reads: 160

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What an exciting world with many different animals! How many of these animals have YOU seen? Some are common in backyards and others are more difficult to find because they blend in with their wild surroundings. The Animal Book by Michael Bacotti Link: http://amzn.com/B00MJOQUL8 Read More

Reads: 189

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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It may not be the south of France, but stinking, polluted strip mines make for good goblin vacations. Read More

Reads: 161

Shelves: 1

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This past summer I vacationed to the beach, with my new love for daily journal entries, and from that week I comprised what I would consider the written form of how I came to feel in the new setting and its energies. Very much a memoir. Read More

Reads: 107

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

One reason for Vacation Read More
Shara Shinnok is a boring girl from the cool state of California. When her family uproots itself and moves to the tiny city of Harrison Creek, Oregon, Shara is sure that her life will remain the same. When she discovers that her cousin Tanya has disappeared and she meets her… Read More

Reads: 270

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An unbelievable piece of literature that will keep you biting your nails from start to finish! Read More

Reads: 238

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An engrossing tale guaranteed to make your spine tingle and your pulse pound! Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

August 18, 2014

Reads: 352

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A compelling, provocative, masterful thriller guaranteed to leave you spell-bound with its suspense-filled intrigue and nail-biting finishes! Read More
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