Carnival stories, books, poems, and more

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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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The Booksie Classic House

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A girl at a carnival is gifted (or is it cursed?) with knowledge of her future and must choose an outcome in the form of two very different boys. 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
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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Comments: 6

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The Dysfunctional Poetry House

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

Tags: dark, night, carnival

Book / Horror

April 07, 2019

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Nothing is scarier than the feeling of being followed. But it's far worse when what is following you isn't human. Read More

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Comments: 50

Shelves: 4

The The Imaginarium House

Twelve-year-old Toby Jennings is going to be late home, his cell phone is dead and he has no lights on his bike to ride along the busy main road. The only way home is the short cut across 'Nothing Hill'. A bleak foggy desolate place shrouded in ghost stories. Toby… Read More
another poem Read More

Tags: carnival

Short Story / Humor

December 22, 2017

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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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The Flash Fiction Fun House

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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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Reads: 403

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Other

June 16, 2015

Reads: 387

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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
Carnival Zoo's & Ferris Wheels is a audio ebook for children the ages of 3-7, you can read it to your child, let them read it themselves or let Rocky Road the Smiling Toad read it to them! Stunning photography is used as a backdrop for the humorous stories to… Read More
'It all began with a pale white door. Yes, that could've been it. Or not, no, probably not. The door was just a door, after-all! She couldn't blame that! Silly, silly...' Read More
This is my latest poem i wrote.I have chosen a horror theme to express my feelings. I have based it round the concept of the tortured soul been on display to a carnival of them.It actually scared me when i wrote it.ha ha. Read More
University Assessment: Create a piece of fiction up to 2,500 words with reference/context in ideology/fairy-tale morals. Read More
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