Lighthouse stories, books, poems, and more

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The Fantasy Realm House

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

Book / Horror

February 22, 2019

Reads: 794

Comments: 21

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

The Lighthouse is a 6 chapter short story, told in the first person. And written in a Gothic horror style. 1861: A Historian journeying back from the Orkneys is shipwrecked on a small Isle in the North Atlantic off the Northern shores of Scotland. He comes upon a Lighthouse and… Read More

Reads: 275

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

A strange invitation, but it sounds ideal to break out of the doldrums. Read More
A man lost in the sea searches for what he has lost Read More
Lighthouse keeper fails to light the lamp, a ship crashes killing five crew members, the bay is haunted by the ships captain. Read More
A poem about a ship caught in the middle of a storm at sea. Read More
The struggle of a young man to stay alive when a ship crashes into his lighthouse. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 19, 2016

Reads: 292

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Recently I took a trip with my family to Western Massachusetts and Southern Maine. I fell in love with Maine, especially its beaches and lighthouses. This trip inspired me to write this poem as I got to see a couple of the lighthouses of Maine. I hope you enjoy this… Read More
A traveller crashes his car and takes refuge in an old lighthouse, only to discover that it is populated by unpleasant characters. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man sees a strange light coming from his lighthouse Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2015

Reads: 404

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

My best friend my lifehouse Read More

Short Story / Horror

September 01, 2014

Reads: 499

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Well I had to write a "creative piece" in the span of ten minutes for a class, the theme was "storm" this is what happened. Remember: Ten minutes. Read More

Reads: 432

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There is nothing to say about a ghost story, except: Believe what you will. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Her Home is gone. Her family disappeared. 10 years later, Nia and Marley find themselves moving on to another home, a new start. But what they experience is far from what they expected... Read More
The story of an alcoholic lighthouse keeper living in isolation. However his plan for him to finally quit his addiction is met with a surprising mystery. Word count - 4075. (it's not really horror? I just didn't know how to define it) Read More
For all those who have wanted, but could not have. For those who have yerned, but never obtained. I write this feeling the same and realization of the intangable led me to a poem. Read More
About Bren & some friends & I romping around the Westcliff lighthouse after drinking the night before & having an absolutely wonderful time despite our hangovers Read More

Reads: 138

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

A poem dedicated to the preservation of America's historic lighthouses Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

After her grandfather's mysterious suicide, Bridget goes to Ireland for his funeral and meets Lily. Together they explore the Irish coast in memory of her grandfather's stories. One night, the two girls meet the subject of their favorite Irish tale: the Lady of the Lake. Read More
My poem talks about saving lives through good and bad times. Read More

Reads: 1830

Comments: 55

The Booksie Classic House

HIATUS: It all started with a kiss--which led to a bar fight and a vow of forever hatred... Adam Hodgens went to the sleepy little island of Yelson to start up his family's newest luxury resort, not thinking that the inhabitants would actually be opposed to the rise in commercialism.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 29, 2010

Reads: 304

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

To you, my angel. Read More
This is the story of a few days in the life of a lighthouse keeper, and the loneliness, and isolation. Read More

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Comments: 4

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a broken heart is the worst pain of all. Love shared is better than love lost, but it still hurts like hell. Read More
This was a language project where we had to describe a picture. The picture I chose was a lighthouse surrounded with ice.P.S the picture on here is NOT the one I described in this. Just close to it. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 22, 2009

Reads: 316

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about the pitfalls and shortcomings of organized religion Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about a relationship and things in the shadows Read More
The short story is based upon a true event where a group of lighthouse keepers on Flannan Isle in Scotland mysteriously vanished on the 15th December 1900. To this day no one is quite sure of the fate these men had but in this story I explore a more science… Read More
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