True Stories

True STories

Walk in someone else's shoes with personal narratives and true stories as told by our community.

Ellysa Greenhalgh

Hardwired.

I am hardwired to self destruct I am hardwired to self believe I am hardwired to self sabotage I am hardwired to self help We

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Poetry
Ellysa Greenhalgh

Time to say goodbye.

Time to say goodbye – Poem by Ellysa Greenhalgh. He stands up against the bar, his glass of scotch & ice lifted to his lips

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Imposter among me

Almost the sun was down for four hours; the phone rang in the control room. “I killed two intruders,” said a shivering female voice, and

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Ellysa Greenhalgh

Life is.

Life is never idle Life is never dull Life is always happening Life is always testing Life is never predicable Life is never set Life

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FIFA
Ivair Gonçalves

The Messi Effect

After two decades at Barcelona Messi said goodbye to the team where he became the alien and went to the billionaire team of Paris Saint

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Burnt midnight oil

That was our exam night. My friend Laura and I had planned to study together. Laura stayed with me after classes. I lived in an

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Absurd
Matthew Portman

Le Petit

Photo by ÉMILE SÉGUIN on Unsplash or  ‘The Little’ By Matthew Portman April 27th, 2020 I’ve never seen a piece quite like it. Le Petit,

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climate change
Blake Talton

The Diver

I sliced my foot open on a broken bottle of Coors Light. It had fallen into the sand, half-buried, littered amongst the rest of the

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Quratulain Thalho

Where I Belong

“Sounds, lights, and negative energies feel like intruders into the serene darkness that precisely defines my life; a life that is walled by the fragile

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