Virginia stories, books, poems, and more

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A tale of lost time and loss. Read More

Tags: virginia, 1970s

Reads: 284

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A group of elderly, southern, black women gather for the weekly Pokeno game. Read More

Tags: women, virginia

The American Civil War was fought mostly in the South. But, the war reached all corners of the United States, even St. Lawrence County, in New York's "North Country." This is one Union soldier's letters home telling his story of the ravages of war that took him from his home… Read More
A woman get on a train going home, but what happens next is a little odd to say the least. Read More
This poem and essay is a draft of work I started as a child (when I was known as a "wealthy heiress or heir" in the United States and someone told me I actually own the Liberty Bell and protect it. I am not the person who struck a bell… Read More
Actual occurrence, in Virginia. Read More
I used to fear death. I wanted to share a short story about the many unique experiences I had on my grandfather's farm when I was only six years old. The many things my grandfather taught me about life and ultimately about death. Read More
This humorous essay documents a family trip to backwater Virginia. I pepper my account with sarcasm and irreverence galore. Read More
This story is a prequel to another story that I am working on called "In His Head." Siobhan was so left out background wise, so I decided to write something in her honor. Read More
Ginny Clemms, the young cousin of the upcoming poet Edgar Allan Poe, lives a quiet, dull life in the village of Hatting, Virginia, with only her silly mother and a copy of The New Testament for company. But when Edgar arrives unexpectedly one summer, Ginny begins to uncover a murky… Read More
My first Chase Frost Adventure summary: Chase Frost was a normal kid, He had never been the hero type, and certainly Not a SPY, But when Secrets are discovered and the earth is in danger, can this Thirteen year old save the world? Read this action packed adventure that will… Read More

Book / Horror

December 04, 2011

Reads: 813

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"I saw how shocked Sadie was when she saw all the blood, but she gave me a look when she didn’t see our mother lying on the ground where I told her. My heart was pounding in my chest. What the fuck is going on here? Is this some kind… Read More

Book / Romance

June 21, 2010

Reads: 6905

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

In the rugged Appalachian mountains in Southern West Virginia an ancient river twist and cuts its way thru the landscape. In the Early 1900's numerous "Coal" Towns pop up along its waters. The small town of Thurmond is born and the infamous hotel the "Dun Glenn" earns the reputation as… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 29, 2010

Virgina Woolf drowns herself fearing an oncoming madness returning. Read More
Alice Gregory is a teenage girl living in the Great Depression. One day, in the attic of her family'some, she discovers the diary of Mildred Wilcox. She reads the 150 year old diary and is intrigued to find a relationship between Mildred and George Washington. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 03, 2009

Reads: 221

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem comes from my NEW Book, "My pen, my pad, my way." Read More

Reads: 1180

Comments: 22

The Booksie Classic House

A life decided by the court. But when forced to spend the summer with her father, will things change for JoAnn Beth? My first needed badly! Please leave comments, god or bad. I need feedback! and i would like to know if anyone thinks i should continue the story… Read More

Tags: hell, summer, virginia

I wrote this after the Virginia Tech Shooting! Read More
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