Asylum stories, books, poems, and more

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One night twenty years ago, a group of art students broke into an abandoned asylum and brought something back. Read More
When all you have left is insanity and the want to do inhumane things, what do you do? The story takes place nearly fourteen years after a Japanese boy named Shunchou was born. After his birth, he was almost immediately sent to an insane asylum because the doctors found out… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 20, 2021

Reads: 498

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Dedicated to Norman Greene (1945-2001) who died on June 12, 2001 Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 10, 2020

Mothers and children on the road to a new life... Read More

Tags: asylum

I was prompted by Reddit to write this. The prompt was to write a story where the main character is either a sane man in an insane world or vice versa. This is my first horror story. I usually refrain from writing horror as i'm repulsed by it, but… Read More

Tags: horror, blood, gore, asylum

Where does the perception of reality fade, so that the fantasied perception can begin? And then, once in the fantasy, how does one get out … assuming one wants to? Read More

Book / Thrillers

June 23, 2019

Reads: 2479

Comments: 8

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Everything isn't always as it seems. For Mena Cardy, that couldn't be more true. She used to think she was just an ordinary girl. She went to an ordinary school, had ordinary friends, made ordinary grades. She wasn't much of a talker, but that didn't make her much different right?… Read More

Short Story / Other

December 29, 2018

Reads: 440

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is my first character entry in my asylum story. Read More

Tags: asylum

Book / Fantasy

October 09, 2018

Reads: 1433

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Luke suffers from schizophrenia after the death of his mother. Piper has a demon that follows her, being a constant reminder that her loneliness is spiraling her into madness and that she would have be better off if her suicide attempt hadn't failed. The two patients meet in unlikely circumstances… Read More

Short Story / Horror

August 31, 2018

Reads: 888

Comments: 7

The BoMoWriCha Prompts House

If it sounds too good to be true, maybe it is. A short story written for a BoMoWriCha House prompt. Cover designed by Booksie member, Markie Bee Read More

Reads: 1153

Comments: 1

The Review Chain House

Dennis Knows very little about the past. Waking up in the Moore Asylum down on Willibur Street, the 'How' and the 'Why' are a mystery. Follow Dennis week by week, as he seeks out the answers with little help from the other questionable Moore's inmates. Read More

Tags: asylum

True tales from maximum security hospital. Read More
It was like any other night until his nose scraped the ceiling of his one bedroom flat. He witnessed the slaying of his only friend. Killed by Ronny; a man so feared he remains isolated. He walks the corridor; unaware the evil lurking behind reinforced concrete can… Read More
Hey guys! Sorry, it's been a while since I posted. Well, anyway, this is a book I'm currently writing! It's about a young woman trying to defeat the seafolk of the north. Being a patient in a mental hospital, she doesn't find it very easy to do so. However,… Read More
The fog is real, Carla knows it. But why can't anyone else see it? Read More

Tags: mystery, past, asylum

Reads: 859

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: patient, asylum

Gothic Horror Read More

Tags: madness, asylum

Reads: 4135

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Andi has started her new cleaning job at Morrigan asylum a maximum security facility for the criminally insane but is the madness contagious?. Read More
David is a young successful man who suddenly develops mental issues. What happened to him? Who is on his side? Will he ever recover? Find the answers in the following story. Read More

Reads: 35988

Comments: 157

Shelves: 8

The Booksie Classic House

Kara Dennings is notoriously hated by the entire population of Nexus due to being the daughter of Cornelius Dennings, the head scientist that caused the outbreak of a deadly virus that took many lives. Sick of being labelled as ‘The Crazy Denning’s girl’ after her father sent her to an… Read More

Book / Romance

February 13, 2017

Reads: 2664

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

After being put into a mental hospital for suspicions of being insane. Aria has proven herself to be quite a handful. Every female nurse has had her fair share of trying to at least cope with Aria never mind helping her cope with her insanity. But when Dustin comes along… Read More
Elena Hills is traumatised Read More

Tags: trauma, asylum

Book / Action and Adventure

September 30, 2016

Reads: 1715

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is one that takes place in the future. The story is about a girl gone insane in an orphanage and her evolution during her life Read More

Poem / Mystery and Crime

August 12, 2016

Reads: 860

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: woman, nurse, asylum

One man explores a long forgotten asylum and finds a new obsession. Read More
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