Vulnerability stories, books, poems, and more

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When desperation sets in...what path do you follow? One of fear? Or one of hopeful anticipation? I've fallen to fear for so long - but no longer! Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 21, 2018

I wrote this for a friend after fruitless attempts of encouraging her to simply "open up". Why is it that we shy away from presenting ourselves in our most vulnerable forms? Yes, rejection and pain are realities...but isn't it worth risking our comfortability for the chance of experiencing the true… Read More

Reads: 99

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The fragile moments of living... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 03, 2018

An experience of an overweight man at yoga Read More
365 days of letters and gifts collected out of love. Vulnerability in sharing this journey. Real letters, real people. Real gifts. Real 365 days journey Read More

Poem / Romance

May 03, 2015

Reads: 153

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Vulnerability of love at its best. Read More

Poem / Romance

March 21, 2015

Story of hidden crush that's too afraid to show true feelings. Read More
This is some writing I have worked on about someone I really care about. I don't know if it really fits under the poetry category but I couldn't really think of a better category. It's just how I feel. Read More
This poem takes a slightly unusual symbolic turn, portraying the rain, or a storm, as a means of protection, comfort and peace. Instead of showing the sun as the typically welcoming symbol in Western literature, it is called "harsh," since, "in the light, my cloak is gone." One cannot hide… Read More

Poem / Romance

December 12, 2013

Reads: 227

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I dont understand relationships that only scratch the surface, true love & true intimacy isnt afraid to be completely vulnerable... exposing all the truths we try to hide. Read More
Trying to escape vulnerability is like trying to escape ultimate death, impossible. Read More
People don't always want to know the real you. Read More

Essay / Memoir

December 01, 2012

Reads: 237

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Toughness is a quality practically impossible to measure in human beings, and definietely impossible to generalize. It is wired into our DNA and as unique as our fingerprint. Are you tough? The writer ruminates on the subject. Read More

Poem / Other

February 23, 2012

Reads: 137

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Something that needs to be felt in order to be understood... Read More
Sad poem about being vulnerable. Very short Read More
Reflection about pretending, being insecure and insincere with oneself, written in Spanish. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 09, 2010

Reads: 261

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This poem was written as I did and still suffer from extremes of anxiety and I have tried to describe to others so that they can picture how I feel Read More
This poem was written as I did and still suffer from extremes of anxiety and I have tried to describe to others so that they can picture how I feel Read More
I can watch the anger burning in his eyes, I recognize this emotion, yet I cannot connect it to myself and my experiences. The words he speaks are thrown at me like daggers, meant to pierce my spirit, forcing my sadness to flow from me in floods of tears. Read More
Everyone experiences some form of loneliness at times. For adolescents, not fitting in, being seen as socially inept cultivates and perpetuates a demeanor purporting to loneliness/depression in the emotional and physical sense. Read More
Being strong doesn't mean having to hold back Read More
This is yet again another randomness everything poem...enjoy it, comment, do as you please XD Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 23, 2008

Reads: 263

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

a simple photograph in the never-ending pattern that resembles poetry. Read More

Short Story / Poetry

February 22, 2008

Reads: 255

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Just another day at work Read More
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