Carnival stories, books, poems, and more

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Opening night at the town carnival. Five delinquent friends steal an obviously fake ‘dead mermaid’ from the new freak show. But some truth to the legend may place them in lethal danger. Read More
An arranged date at a county fair has an unexpected ending for two teenagers. Read More

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New York, 1962 The Carnival is a travelling show. Anderson Lionel Price, the Ringleader of the place of dreams, is full of fantastical wonder during the President John F. Kennedy Administration. When Tod Davies arrives there, he finds that there is more to the carnival that meets the eye. The… Read More
A woman, Mary Henry, and her friend, drag race some men. After Mary dies, she sees the dead. As she sees a strange man, who is linked to the carnival, she thinks everything is like a dream. Read More
A young girl who will do anything to win back the man she loves makes a deal with an old gypsy woman at a carnival Read More
a poem about a boy getting beaten by a carnival husker. Read More
A boy learns the consequences of selfishness. Read More
The towering “Ferris Wheel” that saved Chicago’s 1893 Columbian Exposition Read More

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Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
New York, 1962. Madeline has run away from the Orphanage for Girls in the early 1960's America. While she has met friends, she is on the outer, as other people want to take control of the magical carnival away from the Ringmaster, forcing her to choose sides. The first children's… Read More
New York, 1962. In the city that never sleeps, a carnival comes to town. Madeline Forster, who lives in the Orphanage for Girls, dreams of making a name for herself, unaware of the price she has to pay by going there. The REVISED VERSION of "The Dark Carnival". The first… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

November 29, 2019

A fantasy show story about a trip to a carnival at the edge of the Amazon jungle. Read More
Ohio, 1972. Anne Sheer is a thirteen year old blind girl who loves the carnival when it comes to town. As she goes to a show on Saturday night, she becomes involved in a series of adventures that causes her to become late home. Read More

Book / Horror

April 07, 2019

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Nothing is scarier than the feeling of being followed. But it's far worse when what is following you isn't human. Read More
This is a book in progress. The photo on the cover is me as a 10 year old "female" child. As they say, "a picture says it all." Prologue is entered only for the contest at this time. If enough interest it may be continued on Booksie. If not it… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 26, 2019

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Sometimes, late at night, when sleep eludes me, my mind goes wandering. Sometimes it even comes back. Read More

Tags: dark, night, carnival

another poem Read More

Tags: carnival

Short Story / Humor

December 22, 2017

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THE carnival for weird people! Read More

Tags: freaks, carnival

Happiness is more short-lived than sadness. Not that it's hard to dwell on or grasp at the idea. Sometimes, it's a concept too surreal that we may overlook. Why, then, shouldn't we add tons of those memories into our lives? (Same main protagonists as in the story "In my Memory".… Read More
this is the beginning stages of a book i'm hoping to put together in the near future. i plan on posting chapter by chapter, so enjoy chapter one! feel free to leave comments and suggestions for improvement! alexa's life on her island has always been peaceful until nightmares begin to… Read More

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Amusement parks can be fun until you get on the WRONG ride! Read More
Following a League of Legend Concept, here is a quick script for interactive speech delivery. Annie lost her Tibbers and somehow got herself in a dilemma as other LOL(League of Legends) characters in the carnival fight for her attention. Annie is confused, bothered. She wants to go but she doesn't.… Read More
This is the story version of a poem I wrote called "Evermore Green". It tells more about the young man and where he came from, how he came by the Sphere, and what prompted him to travel such a great distance for love and glory. Read More

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Are we all carnival goers? Read More
Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is a beautiful cultural parade of people dancing merrily in the streets with creative costumes to the loud, musical vibrations of giant speakers on mobile trucks. Read More
A sequel to Tango Moon, Genaro and Damaria have a romantic adventure in Venice, Italy during Carnival of Venice. Warning: For mature readers Only Read More

Tags: carnival, venice

Poem / Poetry

November 11, 2015

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Comments: 5

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A poem I wrote after going to the fair. Read More

Poem / Other

June 16, 2015

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Comments: 1

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A short poem about how I am feeling today. Read More
Two small town kids find themselves at a carnival that they can never leave. Read More
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