Folktale stories, books, poems, and more

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Yusuf lives in a small village in Africa. He was invited to the city by his friends so he decided to ask his parents about it- doubt and all in mind. His parents could not afford it so he got upset and left. He was being greedy, and his greed… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2021

Reads: 75

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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This story is pretty short and sloppy, however I really wanted to write something and post it here. My motivation for my other projects is dead right now, and once school starts I will have even less time to focus on writing. I'm trying to revive it. I hope you… Read More

Tags: love, folktale, wlw

Reads: 461

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

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Let me introduce you to a lesser known character from folklore. Cover image: Read More

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"Satire is not dead! If I may say so, this is a rather feminine view. I speak as a responsible road user, of course! " Read More

A retelling of an old Native American folktale. Read More
Greed can be a powerful thing. In this folk tale, some temptations are just too powerful to ignore. However, just how powerful are they? Read and find out! Read More
Winning the hand of an Angel Read More

Reads: 485

Comments: 1

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Yuan Xie Feng ,the only son of Minister Yuan and Guan Ping Yue,a daughter of Guan Inn owners, are onesidedly promised by their fathers to be man and wife. Little did they know , their arranged marriage is not as simple as it seems...As it involves stories from way way… Read More
Rat is a tree flyer and one of the best. What happens when he's caged against a terrifying bird demon? Read More
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Tags: summary, folktale

Merrick Smith lives on the quiet peaceful Cape in future America that is plagued by depression and war debts. When an unexpected thing happens to the happy family everything changes. What will happen to the Smith family? What surprises lurk within these pages? Read and find out! Enjoy! Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 16, 2011

Reads: 420

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A town hides in the presence of a man. Read More
This was a story that I had to do for school. Basically, I had to choose a Folktale and make it my own. So I chose Diamonds and Toads and made it into a Modern Folktale. Read More
my entry for Mommy3's Mythical/Fantasy Creature Contest, centered on the selkie XD~! ~*~ Indeed, our promises had been sealed. Sealed with a kiss. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

November 02, 2007

Reads: 828

Comments: 9

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An old tale that my grandmother told me. I have patched it together, from various sources. It seems to have had a basis in fact. A family called Veran still live in the this area of Derbyshire. Also, my grandfather letter, which themselves are of great interest often refer to… Read More

Tags: sanctum, folktale

Reads: 827

Comments: 7

Shelves: 6

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I have always been fascinated by folk tales, myths, and origin stories. This is a story about the origin of catching fireflies and putting them in jars or bottles (obviously this is just my take on the origin). The story is about a "curious" Ms. Paraline, who lives all alone… Read More
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