Mermaid stories, books, poems, and more

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A boy finds a mysterious girl stranded on the beach. She can't talk, and seems to know surprisingly little about the world around her. She must simply be from another country. And yet... why does it seem like the whole world is filled with magic when she's around? Read More

Tags: boy, sea, mermaid

Remember the wonderful underwater adventure you saw as a child? This is no longer that tale. Welcome to "The Little Merman" as it follows coming-of-age Arel and his fascination of human life... [A/N]: "Lyset i Havet" roughly translates to "The Light in the Sea." Read More

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The real story behind the song of the Siren... Read More

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“Do you guys believe in mermaids and vampires?” our English teacher Ms. Davis ask the whole class. Everybody thought Ms. Davis was a nice but crazy teacher of thinking just things. I could hear my classmates making fun of her stupid question and laughing too. I hate it so… Read More
"Now Beckett may be a bad man, it comes with the profession, but having the whole crew of the ship he's on be entranced by sirens of all things is a bit too much in his opinion." (Written in January, 2017) Read More

Tags: mermaid, ace, lgbt, asexual

Short Story / Horror

August 29, 2017

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There's always something worse, under the surface Read More

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We are all born with a destiny. Some are meant to become doctors, others, teachers, some heroes, life savers, and warriors. What’s yours? Read More

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Comments: 23

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The Land of Dragons House

Have you ever asked yourself how merpeople reproduce? Did you ever question why there are so few merpeople? Want to know the lost secret of the little known merpeople? Come to the silent underwater world of the nobility, & look into the eyes of a lonely, desperate merman! Read More

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Nanami finds herself in a troublesome situation, she needs help but who will come to help her? Read More

Book / Fantasy

May 28, 2017

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Lea had not asked for much in this life. Orphaned with nothing connecting her to her past except a reoccurring dream and a pearl comb, she was content to eek out an existence as a song bird in Lord Carew's court until the day she saved enough money to escape… Read More

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Tags: mermaid

Lillian tells her story of how she was captured as young girl and why she warns against trusting humans Read More

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Comments: 5

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Another favorite of mine added over from my Booksiesilk portfolio Read More

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Comments: 14

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The Review Chain House

Wouldn't it be a grand feeling to be the first person ever to touch another's life with the joy of knowing how amazing the world CAN be? Come, reach out, share a moment, & touch a life! This comes from my heart as Philosophy, in response to need & input… Read More

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Comments: 3

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Calypso's not quite human. Although Spencer and Alicia don't know that when they rescue her from the sea, Calypso hides her true identity from her new friends. But she can't forget about the sea. Read More
this story is about a prince who lives in a castle with his mom and dad who are known as the queen and king. when the family is aboard a ship, there is a big accident and it sinks. the prince ends up alive, but only because someone saves him.… Read More

Tags: mermaid

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A mortal cursed to live her days at sea attempts to accept her fate with an underwater God. Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 11, 2016

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sam comes home for to celebrate her mother's birthday, where she meets her mother's boyfriend, she likes him instantly, but he hides a secret, and it isn't long before sam discovers what it is, and it isn't long after that that sam becomes involved in a whole different life. Read More

Tags: mermaid

Poem / Romance

June 16, 2016

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My dream Read More

Tags: romance, mermaid

Reads: 456

Comments: 3

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"Human?' The girl cocked her head the other way. I caught a glimpse of pink gills under her chin. 'My sisters told me stories of humans. They said they sometimes sing to them to lure them underwater.' She grinned, showing off her sharp needle-teeth. 'I've been practicing. Want to hear?"… Read More

Poem / Fantasy

May 25, 2016

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Comments: 1

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This is a poem for the Fantasy Poetry Contest, sponsored by Shattered. Read More

Poem / Fantasy

May 24, 2016

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Comments: 4

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Not your Disney type of mermaid. This one can prove to be lethal. Read More

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Comments: 1

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

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To the sea he goes..to find his lost love who stolen his heart... Read More

Tags: romance, man, poem, sea, mermaid

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We all know the story of Rapunzel. She was taken from her family at birth, hidden away in a tower, found by a prince, and rescued. The unsaid fact is that this story takes place on land, but what if that wasn't the case at all. A fairytale parody: Rapunzel-----Gerhilda,… Read More

Tags: mermaid

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Hide your kids and wife all you want but in the end no one escapes Lil' Sludger's wrath... so enjoy this new story I've written! All characters in this story belong to me Read More

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A young boy is going through the motions of his life, thinking nothing about the strange missing people around town, but gets sucked into it when he accidentally meets someone new. Let me know if you like this, because I'll only do the second part if people want it :p Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 22, 2015

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Comments: 1

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A rough draft, from a collection I'm working on. Read More

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Mermaids are the women thrown off of ships when sailors got afraid because having a woman onboard was bad luck. And as they sink the bottom, legs tied together, they slowly change until they can breathe. Until they can use their tied legs to swim. And they drown sailors in… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

September 08, 2015

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Comments: 1

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A short story about a job interview, fantastic, terrifying, and beautiful creatures, and a huge moral dilemma. Can man ever really play god? Read More

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