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Orleans Creek

By Jon Cott  (booksie.com)

A surrealist narrative about the daily life of a patient at Orleans Creek Home for the Irredeemably Psychotic.

Short Story | Updated Jul 16, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Psych,Ward,Surreal,Insanity,Sanatorium,Giraffes,Calvin,Klein

dave_dumanis

Return To 1545 Bayville Ave.

By Dave Dumanis  (booksie.com)

A middle-aged man flies cross-country to the suburban split-level where he grew up, with a childhood scarred by divorce and physical violence. He politely introduces himself to the new owner, who gives him a cook's tour of the place. 40 years later, he expects change, but everything looks...

Short Story | Updated Jun 3, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Fiction,Memoir,Surreal,Twilight,Zone,Speculative

epidal

A Man And His Dog

By Epidal  (booksie.com)

A surreal piece of flash fiction focusing on a man and his life after the death of his wife.

Short Story | Updated Jun 1, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Surreal

pastorpoet_

Butterflies And Thunderstorms

By Pastorpoet  (booksie.com)

Just about the dreams I sometimes experience. Wrote this when I was 15.

Poetry | Updated May 25, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Butterflies,And,Thunderstorms,Dreams,Poetry,Beauty,Fear,Surreal

stephen_thom

The Dinner Party

By Stephen Thom  (booksie.com)

A man struggles frantically to make a scheduled dinner engagement on time, whilst the world around him warps and collapses.

Short Story | Updated Apr 13, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Short,Story,Metaphysical,Speculative,Surreal,Fiction,Social,Anxiety,Nightmare

amy2609

The Moon

By Amy2609  (booksie.com)

Tarot card, The Moon: Fears and anxieties, believing illusions, experiencing distortion and chasing after fantasy, dreams and visions, disorientation. Warning - contains gore. Not for the faint of heart.

Short Story | Updated Feb 22, 2014 | Reads: 69 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Short,Story,Horror,Mythology,Blood,Gore,Siren,Call,Drowning,Surreal,Surrealism,Night,Moon,Demons,Death,Murder,Baby,Suffocation,Fear

k4itlynn

Tables Turned

By K4itlynn  (booksie.com)

Zombies :p also if you have an issue with gays don't read

Novel | Updated Jan 23, 2014 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Tables,Turned,Zombies,Love,Romance,Survival,Lesbian,Strain,Lyra,Surreal,Dane,Krystal

cwrecks

Atramentous Porcelain

By Cwrecks  (booksie.com)

A collection of poetry I've written from late 2012 to present. Take precaution before reading some of these, as they may contain depressing themes. The image used as a cover for this was made by me, but the pictures involved were not taken/created by me.

Novel | Updated Jan 19, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poetry,Collection,Nonsense,Emotional,Traditional,Depression,Mental,Health,Disorder,Self,Hate,Image,Surreal,Trigger,Warning

Abstract Paintings

By Honestyandcapacity  (booksie.com)

I was perusing through a gallery when I came up with this.

Poetry | Updated Dec 14, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Abstract,Surreal,Art,Painting,Honestyandcapacity

renard_river

Male Or Female?

By Renard River  (booksie.com)

In northern Poland, 17th century, a man named Radovan becomes enamoured with a younger man named Krzysztof, and him with Radovan. Krzystof realizes Radovan is not what he seems.

Short Story | Updated Dec 2, 2013 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Surreal,Fox,Mystery,Reincarnation,Homosexual,Drama,Poland

czr

Ideasthesia

By Czr  (booksie.com)

The Creative Process at work

Poetry | Updated Nov 11, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Creativity,Cognition,Imagination,Consciousness,Lucid,Ship,Kaleidoscope,Light,Darkness,Abyss,Void,Dreams,Surreal,Vivid,Thought,Process,Depths,Sea,Oceans,Awareness

Beginning Of The Journey

By Yang  (booksie.com)

After her grandfather dies, Dee must accept her responsibility as the family's eldest and embark on a journey back to her grandfather's home. But what if she doesn't want to do it? What if she wants to escape, be free for a while? This is unique encounter with three interesting pilots and their...

Short Story | Updated Oct 27, 2013 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Death,Family,Surrealism,Surrealist,Surreal,Birds,Planes,Dreams,Fantasy,Responsibility,Journeys,Journey

Futile War

By Manipstar  (booksie.com)

Slightly surreal poem

Poetry | Updated Oct 12, 2013 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Surreal,Sad,Political,Dark

michael_murder

Different Day

By Michael Murder  (booksie.com)

a quest for French toast is interrupted by a visit from the devil

Short Story | Updated Sep 16, 2013 | Reads: 86 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Adventure,Devil,Surreal,Alcohol,Religion,Dream

michael_murder

Cemetery Romp

By Michael Murder  (booksie.com)

a surreal and bloody romp through the cemetery

Short Story | Updated Sep 15, 2013 | Reads: 61 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gore,Surreal,Black,Comedy,Death,Cannibalism

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