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I had to dig out my journal from Mrs. Steinmeyer’s creative writing class for this one. Written 40 years ago after my best friend’s mom noticed that I didn’t have a girlfriend in high school. (I was a little shy). It was a different time...different values...different... Read More
"It's beautiful out here, isn't it?" "I'd like to think it is..." "Why would you say that?" "The only beautiful thing here, is the fact that your ignorance will continue to be you bliss." Read More

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Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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My mother, who died on October 2, 2019, would have been 83 today. Read More
raley street, a middle-aged professor of egyptian history at a us university, becomes infatuated by a student as he tussles with the claustrophobia of a loveless marriage and a dull life. he is not helped by his philandering head of department, who is also his brother-in-law who has recently been… Read More
The Morgan women were powerful and unpredictable. Read More
Although I’m not ancient this is a look back at life as a young girl. I’ve found lots of comfort and inspiration from other writers here on Booksie. Recently a poem by Johngumbs “Ease Through Life” has helped me with some decisions I have had to make. Thank you John! Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 18, 2019

Reads: 80

Comments: 3

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Poem / Memoir

October 11, 2019

About a parent who teaches their boy a life lesson, but admits the mistakes they've made, and strives to be just like the boy. Read More

Tags: childhood, life, youth

Michael is a 15 year old homeless boy and all he wants is warmth. He goes to school everyday, gets picked on, but still goes back to his mom with a big smile on his face that she knows is not real. Grace is Michael's mom, and nobody can separate… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2019

Reads: 94

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Don't lose it Read More

Tags: love, poetry, poem, hate, youth

This is a story about children growing up on the Medway in Kent during the war years in the early 1940's. It takes the reader on a nostalgic trip back to the innocent but dangerous times when the common enemy were the Luftwaffe who were bombing England's main cities. Throughout… Read More

Tags: death, war, terror, youth, fear

Dedicated to Brent Chalem (1975-1997) who died on December 9, 1997. Read More
Mayor Satch takes advantage of his heightened popularity to throw a party for Tugboat Union Members, only for this to backfire multiple times. Evan decides to introduce the public to his 19-year old girlfriend Kayla, but must deal with the backlash that ensues. Amy hits it off with Patrick White… Read More
This is a story of second chances for one young girl by the name of Annie Sheldon. It comes after the fact of a too-good-to-be-true opportunity from something that will happen to Paul Stevens on one night when he gains a fruition of power to make it right. Read More
A young boy takes a journey through life. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 01, 2019

Reads: 110

Comments: 3

The Poems House

Just a poem about an age, a time, a point of change. Read More

Tags: youth

Not finished. Currently stuck. Want suggestions & comments. Read More

Reads: 178

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

The first time I've actually "composed" on Booksie Read More

Tags: youth

Poem / Poetry

May 16, 2019

Reads: 323

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The path is forever as you age and learn. Read More

Tags: aging, youth, wisdom

Book / Poetry

March 17, 2019

Reads: 400

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poems about youth, age, aching bones, vitality, sleepless nights and early mornings. Read More
my thoughts today are a plague Read More
A wartime encounter brings hope to a shopkeepers' heart. Read More
I actually had this poem delivered, one line at a time, attached to a long stem red rose Read More
For Bonnie Read More

Tags: love, life, youth, age

There is a down side to being young and beautiful Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 31, 2019

Reads: 106

Comments: 1

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

Tags: beauty, youth, lust

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2019

Reads: 157

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Gone are the good times never had. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2019

Reads: 169

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

We all know that someone Read More

Tags: love, poetry, poet, youth

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