Circus stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Horror

December 15, 2018

Reads: 378

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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Book / Fantasy

July 31, 2018

Reads: 589

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

All you wanted was to catch a bus home after picking up some books from a stranger. But what would you do if you suddenly found yourself in a circus from years ago? The only way out is to buy a bus ticket but the ticket costs more than… Read More
A poem surrounding animal cruelty within circuses. Read More
There is nothing scarier than the feeling of being followed home after work at 2 AM. Nothing scarier that is than a clown following you home at 2 AM. In part 1 Katie thought she saw a clown inside her workplace just after closing up. She never that what she… Read More

Reads: 133

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

Ring Master Fel la Phage presents to you the show of a lifetime! ...or the end of a lifetime, perspective permitting. Read More
Zelda is content in her life. until her husband and she visit a spa and her former life comes back to haunt her. Read More

Tags: mystery, crime, circus, spa

Book / Thrillers

December 02, 2016

Caitlyns nightmare begins in the lake house. Her story rests in the hand of a boy who has lost his only good leg to stand on, Through fate or chance she returns home. Truth never stays buried. Read More
Skylar Beaumont is the daughter of English Lady Victoria White and world-famous Actor Ancel Beaumont. At the age of seventeen, she is put into a certain predicament, of which she is forced out of her current school, Northview Private High School, into their rival school Southview Private Academy. During her… Read More
Renon is an alternate Earth. In a quiet city in Massachussettes, Guardian-class angels are falling for no apparent reason. Zacharias, a low ranking, senior Guardian on suspension, is made aware of this fact by his friend, Tobias, a four winged Master Guardian. Nathaniel, a demon and former Guardian, tries to… Read More

Short Story / Other

July 06, 2016

Reads: 195

Comments: 1

The Just an Image House

Amanda had always loved the circus. “It’s a happy place,” she used to think. “The clowns are always smiling,” is what she had been told. But little did she know. Everything she thought was true was actually a lie. Read More

Tags: circus, clowns, clown

**WARNING: 18+ EXTREME ADULT CONTENT** This story is not for the faint of heart. Three old friends who used to tour with the circus in Europe meet again for a reunion. They are the only ones alive, the only ones who can let out the biggest secret they've kept quiet… Read More

Book / Fantasy

June 14, 2016

Reads: 829

Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

It involves a few sadists, human civilization, and a carousel. Read More
A circus visits a small town leading to quite the adventure for a monkey named Little Anne Read More

Tags: circus, monkey

Set in the innocent days of the early twentieth century, young Meriwether Ritch tries to line his pockets by staging a circus for his peers. His unwilling older brother is the star attraction. Juvenile antics ensue. Read More
Thaleia lived in a family infatuated with Greek mythology, herself and her siblings included. She finally started watching horror movies, suddenly becoming used to the impending nightmares she would have. Her nightmares begin to become off-schedule, and seem to be about one thing only - a twisted, bloody, burned-down circus.… Read More
Isabel is a teenage circus performer doing her act at an amusement park during the summer. What many people do not know though is that Isabel has depression and has been cutting. It is a summer full of friends, religion, and mental illness for Isabel. Read More

Book / Other

December 07, 2015

Reads: 425

Comments: 5

The 'The Odd Ones' House

A trio of people who have never met suddenly have a connection to each other as they are all kidnapped to be part of the Black and White Circus. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 11, 2015

Reads: 239

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

A poem I wrote after going to the fair. Read More
Phantasmagoria-The Beautiful and the Strange is a psychological thriller about a young woman who has become hopelessly entangled in the bizarre and somewhat gruesome traveling French circus. Wednesday, who falls in and out of consciousness, is forced to determine what is reality and what is a drug-induced hallucination. Her one… Read More
Marcus is excited for his first time at the circus! How fun and exciting for him, huh?! Read More
A poem I wrote back in high school. Read More

Book / Fantasy

April 18, 2015

The legacy goes that when the great Card Game arrives, whoever holds the Aces wins the hand. The four realms are ready to go to war, but still they wait: they wait for the Aces to reveal themselves. Read More
Song by Megurine Luka, a Japanese Vocaloid. I don't take this as my own. Just wanted to share it with the Booksie world :) Also, I typed this all by hand, I DID NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM ANOTHER WEBSITE. I made the lyrics accurate as possible and did my… Read More
Nicole Grace is what you might call a mon-star. She always wears a mask, kind of like the phantom of the opera, only it's hot pink. Her hair is silver and her eyes are a pale, earthy green. One day, she's recruited to be part of a show. She joins… Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 30, 2014

Reads: 676

Comments: 10

The Booksie Classic House

Have you heard of this old saying that a curiosity killed the cat? If you haven't then here's a perfect example: This Twisted Tale is about a girl named Aubrey Hudson, who gets kidnaped by the mystifying traveling circus and must find her way out of this nightmarish world that… Read More
Isabel is a teenage trapeze artist performing at a traveling circus. To make life even more difficult, she suffers from depression. Read More
Provides an in-depth analysis of the life of John Cleese at every major adult 12 year interval. Shows evidence for the correlation of his achievements and new eras according to 'Life Cycles' theory. Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 23, 2014

Reads: 484

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Nokosi has never quite fit in, and is a mystery in his own right. Travel with him as he recollects how he found his place, and praises the woman and people who helped him find it. Photo Credit to Styxxsardonyx ( ) Read More
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