Fear stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Non-Fiction

October 15, 2019

Reads: 23

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

My personal opinion of fear. How I perceive it and how I try to contain it. Read More
A collection of poems that cover everything from love, hope, fear and death (among other topics). Read More

Tags: love, hope, life, fear, poems

The moment in life when you come to the realization that YOU have to face your fears in order to release yourself from the shackles that confines you to the place in time that holds you prisoner of your own mind, knowing that you have the tools to set yourself… Read More
This is a story about children growing up on the Medway in Kent during the war years in the early 1940's. It takes the reader on a nostalgic trip back to the innocent but dangerous times when the common enemy were the Luftwaffe who were bombing England's main cities. Throughout… Read More

Tags: death, war, terror, youth, fear

This supernatural ghost story is a period drama set in the latter part of the 19th century. Three lighthouse keepers are assigned the task of maintaining the beam of light on the old Smalls lighthouse which is positioned on The mumbles which is a stretch of rocks just off the… Read More

Reads: 201

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

MR X is a cold war spy thriller set in the late 1950's. The story is based on the trials and tribulations of two British secret service agents from London. They are employed by the government and are assigned to recover and rescue an important British agent who has been… Read More

Tags: death, war, terror, fear, crime

Short Story / Other

September 20, 2019

Reads: 77

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Time is running out. Things happen around us and we continue to be alone. And our time never comes. Why is that? First story I publish on here. Hope everyone can find something good in a story full of hopelessness. Read More

Reads: 150

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Fantasy Realm House

A spine chilling ghost story set in the 19th century which describes the events surrounding a mysterious and supernatural "Phantom Coach" Which collects unsuspected passengers along a dangerous journey when they accept this means of transport by mistake. During one such evening two people board the coach only to find… Read More

Reads: 155

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

This story focuses on Afterlife which takes the reader on an imagined journey from the subject's demise to a new world of existence. The portal of one doorway slams shut as another one opens up where fact and fiction collide introducing the prospect of life after death. The reader will… Read More

Reads: 718

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

Warning !!!!!!! This story contains horrific scenes of a sexual nature and is unsuitable for minors.Urban monster wreaks havoc slaying the local population with menace.The town of Darkville lays just south of the river Mississippi. With a population of just over 25,000 it was seldom in the news but on… Read More

Reads: 98

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Exotic dream island destination reveals a secret hidden world of vice and prostitution where young women are lured by the promise of riches beyond their wildest dreams. The victims find themselves entrapped in sex shops and brothels with no escape from the gang masters who entice tourists to pay bar… Read More
Lovette was posted to Warri in Nigeria as a nurse.Though she was warned by her parents,it wasn't after mysterious things began to happen in her room that she actually knew the reason for her parent's concerns about her. Probably,her stay in Warri will be limited. Read More

Poem / Romance

September 10, 2019

Tags: fear, metaphor

Featured Review by ivy lena

"Well written. I like it and a very relatable topic ." Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 07, 2019

Reads: 124

Comments: 2

The The Imaginarium House

"The Haunt" is a deep psychological exploration of the most dramatic of human emotions: fear. "The Haunt" explores the emotions of the speaker who is describing their thoughts and existence as haunting. The poem explores the psychological elements of fear, the illusionary night and fleeting sleep, and the fear of… Read More

Featured Review by Spirit Of Halloween

"Gripping and yet eloquently written with so much detail attached to fear,hate and pain.Emotionally charged and one could feel the electricity ge..." Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 26, 2019

Reads: 51

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: love, fear, haven, escaped

The assault weapon, past and present, and the increasing destruction caused by outdated thinking. Read More

Tags: death, pain, fear

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 09, 2019

Reads: 129

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Fear is in all of us, but we should control it. My poem. Read More

Tags: love, happy, fear, sorrow, lord

A classmate of my daughter's lost his battle to Cancer, and I was inspired by his family's faith through it all when I wrote this. Read More
Lockers withhold items student need, but a locker can also withhold a dark secret beneath. Read More
Every pool should be a pool of love. My poem Read More

Tags: love, happy, fear, near

Two completely different worlds clash when an over-demanding, arrogant man is meant to help a nun find the parents of an abandoned baby outside his club. Tempers skyrocket, hope is lost, and the truth is feared. Will they find love, or will they be torn apart at the seams, there’s… Read More
Cleo wished she knew what was in her hands before it was gone. A best friend who never turned her back on anything... but, now, Brooklyn was gone. She wasn't coming back. Moving on is easy to say, but harder to do. 8th grade was here and Cleo was desperate.… Read More

Reads: 91

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"It's shameful and very sad that we've come to this: politicians as self-serving servants working for corporations, the media their puppets, and ..." Read More

Reads: 99

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A final WORD about Christianity and it's place in mental illness... Read More
Religions connection to mental illness... Read More

Reads: 112

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: dark, night, fear, moon

Featured Review by Joe Stuart

"I didn't research Morrigan as deeply as Adam. My online dictionary told me that she is a Celtic war goddess, and that was all I needed to know. ..." Read More

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