Fable stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Other

August 23, 2018

Reads: 11

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: fable

A continuation of an Aesop's Fable, JEF style. Read More

Tags: fable, wolf, deceipt, crane

Reads: 307

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A young boy leaves his abusive father and goes off to find Santa Claus. On his way, he gets lost on a cargo ship and meets an anarchic ostrich who teaches him about himself. *Entry in the Short Story Contest* Note - This story was… Read More

Poem / Horror

November 24, 2017

Reads: 71

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

A cautionary tale. Read More
Growing up I was always inspired to do more things any time I saw or read something adventurous, or inspiring, different from other stories where a plot was common to them all. So I wrote this in hopes that all of any age could enjoy it. If I had to… Read More

Short Story / Other

March 05, 2017

Reads: 111

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When a covetous toad finds himself in need he realizes he's been in need far longer than he would ever admit. Read More

Tags: fable

A fictitious Sage tell a story that is totally unbelievable, but the ending is another thing. Read More

Tags: fish, fable, clouds, cat, sage

Poem / Poetry

January 18, 2017

Reads: 82

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

A fable of a man, a throw-back to a earlier time in man's history. Read More
A brief fable about two very different young brothers that set out on their own to find their fortune. Read More

Reads: 180

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem of a perilous sea voyage. Note: "The Dream Within a Draem", "The Anna-Bell Lee" & "The City in the Sea" are titles from Edgar Allen Poe's works. Read More
All the animals in a country are condemned to death, but many of them are rescued by a citizen. Read More
A small fable I created to encourage, or in regards to self reflection. Read More
In the aftermath of the unimaginable, one figure wanders alone. Read More

Tags: fable, apocalypse

Reads: 295

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The story of how a woman becomes a siren. Feedback/opinions greatly appreciated! Read More

Short Story / Horror

January 10, 2016

Reads: 690

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The 'The Odd Ones' House

Story about a dog who makes his living as a junkyard pit fighting champion Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

July 29, 2015

Reads: 199

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An old man travels alone through a forest of eternal night, and discovers something extraordinary. Read More

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

A fable genre Jean de la Fontaine I originally wrote as a class project. Could also be considered a children's story. Please leave your thoughts and suggestions! Read More

Tags: fantasy, nature, fable

Fair-y tale Noun A children's story about magical and imaginary beings and lands. Synonyms: Folk tale, folk story, traditional story, myth, legend, fantasy, fable The common take on fairytales are the happy and cheerful things we see put out by Disney. Their origins tend to be dark, as written by… Read More

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A raccoon searching for happiness stumbles upon a man who claims that a mysterious wealth is the source of his undying bliss. Read More

Reads: 265

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A short fable I made for a school project, I'm very proud of it. Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 03, 2015

Reads: 645

Comments: 1

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He twitched against her, making small, uncontrolled jerking movements. His pulse was racing faster than even her own, yet … Yet she was alive and whole. His wicked claws hadn't ripped either her throat or her clothes and his teeth, whilst uncomfortably close to her throat, remained hidden behind his… Read More
Most turnips aren't golden. Most turnips can't talk either, but Peter knows one that can. And it also happens to be golden! Read More
Eva is mesmerised by the mysterious Keven who is new in town...but little does she know the mysteries he really holds! Castles, and mixed adventures lie in wait for her... Louis and Simon get even with bullies with the help of a...faery? Now, the places beyond the Rushlands are stark… Read More
Lipstick, a fish, lives in a fish bowl. And then, everything changes. "A Fish Called Lipstick" is partly autobiographical, a whimsical look at my own personal growth. Lipstick is named after the late Lipstick, a fish my nieces once had. Read More

Reads: 161

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A lion encounters a beast. Read More

Short Story / Other

December 09, 2014

Reads: 214

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A fable about man who has two wives and many sons and how they learn the value of their upbringing. Read More

Reads: 112

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A surrealistic piece of flash fiction Read More

Reads: 180

Shelves: 1

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what do you think about life i think of a leaf today tell me if u like this :))) Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 18, 2014

Reads: 133

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I started out writing this to figure out a character and it turned into a short story. Read More

Tags: horror, fable, short

Short Story / Fantasy

September 16, 2014

Reads: 272

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An old writing assignment written for a freshman class. Read More
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