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The Abandoned Arch

By Arron Fowler  (booksie.com)

I've always been interested in the mysterious arch that stands by the woods near my town. Recently, I've become obsessed with old medieval folklore, and I decided to try my luck writing a short story about how the arch was made. The Drayton woods is an interesting place- for anybody to go walk-...

Short Story | Updated Mar 2, 2014 | Reads: 103 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Folklore Romance Castle Woods

The Wild Babies Of West Hebron

By Michaelkitz  (booksie.com)

This is a record of the Wild Babies of West Hebron. It documents the legend of the Wild Babies and gives a first-hand account of their nature.

Short Story | Updated Jan 18, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Wild,Babies,Michael,Kitz,Cole,Folklore,Short,Story,Historic,Hebron,New,York

Beauty To Ashes

By Wiltedrose1226  (booksie.com)

Well, I enjoyed writing this. The title is based off of a verse from the bible, and the story is about the legendary banshee. This story was a Halloween assignment at school.

Short Story | Updated Jan 4, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Banshee,Sadness,Folklore

Witch Story

By Ecdavis  (booksie.com)

This is a Halloween story I made up to entertain a group of friends a few years ago. It is more of an Ozark tall tale than a story, but it started me desiring to write once again after 20 years. It was not written originally to be shared with anyone other than my friends, so it is certainly...

Short Story | Updated Sep 28, 2013 | Reads: 122 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Witch,Humor,Ozark,Hillbilly,Folklore,Halloween


Hidden Canyon

By Amymichellemosier  (booksie.com)

This is one of 13 weird fiction tales you'll find inside my ebook anthology, "Midnight Guests and Other Weird Stories", available on Amazon. Amy Michelle Mosier 99¢ B00EA9IW3E

Short Story | Updated Aug 25, 2013 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Weird,Fiction,Monsters,Halloween,Arizona,Indians,Folklore

The Final Demise

By Kronviddle Von Schnitzlediddle  (booksie.com)

In 1943, a Nazi soldier must deliver a letter from one general to another, however, he is confronted with a creature of shadows.

Short Story | Updated Aug 25, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Wwii,Nazis,German,Folklore,Shadows,Forest

Thief's Candle

By Bolt Thrower  (booksie.com)

It used to be that in certain circles, thieves would make candles made from the fat of human victims. When the candle was burnt, the dark deeds and depredations of the underworld members would be protected and kept secret. Here is a poem/lyric accounting the folklore.

Poetry | Updated Aug 4, 2013 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Folklore,Lore,Black,Magic,Thief

Hatred By R. V. Lawrence Aka Malaxter

By Malaxter  (booksie.com)

Another immortal beast story. This one contains lynx and tells you about the incident that led to the rebellion.

Short Story | Updated Mar 12, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 4
Tags: Immort,Beast,Folklore,Hate,Love,Betrayal,Death,Lesson,Lynx,Man

Sacrifices By R.V. Lawrence (aka Malaxter)

By Malaxter  (booksie.com)

Another immortal beast story. If you liked Wolf, you will undoubtedly enjoy reading about Bear.

Short Story | Updated Mar 8, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 4
Tags: Folklore,Sacrifice,Bear,Immortal,Beasts+

Le Succube (Story)

By Victor Palmer  (booksie.com)

Searching for something or someone that fills a forbidden desire.

Short Story | Updated Feb 4, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Folklore,Fantasy,Death,Dark

Le Succube

By Victor Palmer  (booksie.com)

Based on a French legend.

Poetry | Updated Jan 4, 2013 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Folklore,French,Le,Succube,Dragon,Legend,Folktale,Seduction,Soul,Lost,Wandering

Herbal Remedies

By Gothicghost95  (booksie.com)

A poem about herbs and thier special abilities. Rhyming and fun in every stanza!

Poetry | Updated Nov 20, 2012 | Reads: 250 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Herbs,Plants,Rhyme,Lavender,Rosemary,Chamomile,Folklore,Healing,Poison


Fable: The Brightly-Colored Frog And The Snake By Carlos Salinas

By Carlos Salinas  (booksie.com)

Honesty may not always be the best policy.

Short Story | Updated Oct 10, 2012 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Shortstory,Short,Story,Fable,Tale,Folklore

Reckless Spirit

By Kelly Marino  (booksie.com)

For some people, the love of a good family isn't enough...

Short Story | Updated Jul 18, 2012 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 9
Tags: Folklore,Legend,Spirit,Eagle,Bedtime,Story,Adrenaline,Junkie


Dead Reckoning Chapter 2 "130 Miles Out"

By Elvis Cardona  (booksie.com)

The second chapter of Dead Reckoning "130 Miles Out" is the continuing journey of Ben and what he and the Zombie Slayers encounter 130 mile out of the city and the obsticales they all face at the hands of an undead army.

Short Story | Updated Jun 4, 2012 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Zombies,Living,Dead,Haitain,Folklore,Voodoo

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