Dark stories, books, poems, and more

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A remastered edition of Dark Dweller, this time with more effort and description put in. Branded as a monster, a cyborg spends his days in a dark room. One day, an android, a being superior to a cyborg, decides to attempt to befriend the ostracized cyborg. However, the cyborg sees… Read More
Payton Daelyn isn't your ordinary teenage girl. She's quirky, nerdy, and everything off-the-beaten path, especially when it comes to her Evo - a special ability that most people have in one way or another due to the Earth mineral, Morphinite. As a result, she has been forced to keep her… Read More

Book / Young Adult

December 11, 2019

Reads: 853

Comments: 1

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Hakuo Krenn is done existing in his dark past. He's awake. Alive. And ready for the future, whatever it holds. He's ready, he knows, for love. If the rest of the world would just let him live... Read More

Poem / Other

December 10, 2019

Reads: 32

Shelves: 1

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A very frank and honest interpretation of dealing with your mothers death. Facing reality, helping family and coming to terms with a complete shift in your world. Read More
Light Element Users Vs Dark Element Users Joke List Read More

Tags: dark, light, jokes

The inspiration for this four line poem came to me in a form of the cover of a comic book entitled The Unexpected #134. Read More
Eobard Kassedy is a genius. His intelligence is far beyond his time, but he hasn't graduated from high school, despite being 19. In fact, he has left school completely because of an event that took place near the end of his school year. However, it doesn't matter to him. What… Read More
This tanka poem is about a woman who arrives at her destination to meet someone only to experience something else instead. Read More

Tags: dark, death, tanka, misc

Poem / Poetry

December 08, 2019

Reads: 108

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: dark

Poem / Poetry

December 08, 2019

Reads: 33

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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How bullying at school can lead a person into bullying their own skin. Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 07, 2019

In the world of Aurum the elves reign over an empire and all races with the exception of the demons and dragons are subservient to them. One human man seeks to change this and seeks to establish a human empire. Read More
A little poem about an abusive man and the family he controlled Read More

Tags: dark, poem, sad

This was a story written for the dark Christmas story prompt. Read More

Reads: 49

Comments: 6

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This is a dark Christmas story. Written for the prompt. Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 03, 2019

Reads: 290

Comments: 7

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Following terrible revelations, Polyann begins her journey back to Azure among a host of warriors under the command of the Desert King, Ravana. Leaving Sha'thel in the hands of Astrya, Ravana hopes to put a stop to the terrible wars that are about to invade their world before they can… Read More

Reads: 59

Comments: 11

Shelves: 3

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This was inspired by one of the titles in https://www.booksie.com/609550-the-book-of-titles by B. A. Anderson, 'If I Was Afraid Of The Dark'. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Tags: dark, night, moon, stars, wishes

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

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2019

Reads: 22

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Poetry

November 30, 2019

Reads: 44

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

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Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
This nonet poem is about why a young woman has been unable to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with her parents. Read More

Tags: dark, death, sad, misc, nonet

With lands wasting away and giving into years of neglect and abuse, the nature of the world is slowly fading away. But beyond the darkness and despair, lies a green paradise where life strives, a place that gives hope to the last surviving beings on Earth. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 24, 2019

This poem was written while Kimya was incarcerated at San Quentin during a time when a well known person was put to death by lethal injection. Kimya recalled to me the feeling of how this affected him knowing the moment this man was put to death. Read More

Poem / Other

November 23, 2019

Reads: 88

Comments: 1

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Like a cup of darkest black coffee. Read More
This tanka poem is about what happens while a woman has been soaking in the bathtub. Read More

Tags: dark, death, sad, tanka, misc

Reads: 32

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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A venomous victim's perspective. Read More
Note: this is the FOURTH book in the series. Approximately four moons ago, the leaders of all four demon races made a cruoren pact with the leader of the Aubade Sylphs, Corelia. They thought they had this unruly queen in checkmate...But it looks like she isn't finished yet. Corelia has… Read More

Reads: 47

Comments: 2

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In this nonet poem, the author is being told about what his friend has seen on the night before. Read More

Tags: fantasy, dark, life, misc, nonet

Reads: 46

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This poem is being told from the point of view of a guy whose mother was killed by a clown when he was a little boy. Read More
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