Shadow stories, books, poems, and more

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Ouuuuu, there is something in the night! Read More
little light left Read More

Tags: sun, shadow, blocked

One of the most confused and dangerous groups I have ever come across is the white women who only go after black men. I've noticed an underlying pathology there's usually this inferiority complex to other whites that brings about a level of discomfort so they hang out with black people… Read More
In our minds we have our spirit and shadow. We think our repressed emotions are bottled up but they unconsciously control much more than we would like to think. Read More
A dream I had. I'm curious as to what you folks think about it. Read More
The shadows of the night begin to descend on the exhausted and fading light of day. Looming black images lurking, prowling between the wisps of gray and darkening light. And as the approaching night devours the loitering flickers of light, there beings to emerge the phantoms of the night, as… Read More

Book / Horror

July 06, 2021

Reads: 6041

Comments: 25

Shelves: 6

The Booksie Classic House

Sleep, troubled with the " end game " of his burden ( the power to awaken ) wishes his power away. He summons in darkness, a guide to help him...Life and Death show up. Life has better things to do, Death stays. Meeting one another for the first time, Sleep… Read More

Featured Review by Sean Terrence Best

"Life as a covert conspirator, Death as a demonic matador, methinks the eloquently penned gestalt of the legendary Dr. Acula cloaks a depth of me..." Read More

Like the blossoming of a flower, we grow in the nurturing shadow of family and friends. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 09, 2021

Reads: 114

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This Emily Dickinson inspired poem i hope sheds light on the importance of introspection and also the importance of Poets for this dangerous mission of life. Read More
This is actually more of a proverb and less of a riddle but it's food for thought. There are three sides to every person, want to know what they are? Read More
The shadow of death Is drifting by like a cloud, Of toxic gases. Those who see it run Those who don't fall lifeless, Like a discarded doll. Read More
Death's shadow sweeps through a town; killing all it touches. Read More

Tags: death, terror, fear, shadow

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Willow took the penny, although she probably shouldn't have. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 15, 2021

Reads: 144

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 183

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 13, 2020

Tags: dark, mystery, shadow

Martin Spence witnessed a murder in broad daylight. He's the only one that could see the perpetrator because it was a shadowy creature that was beyond his limit of understanding. Now, both the creature and the authorities seem to be more interested in him. Read More
A short poem, using an AABBAA rhyme scheme based on the first part of Episode 10 Season 1 of the 1985 series (The Twilight Zone) I'll not post any links here but if you search Youtube you can find the particular segment from that episode. Read More
This is a descriptive piece inspired by the picture on the cover of the book. Enjoy! Read More

Poem / Thrillers

January 14, 2020

Reads: 517

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

No choice than to solve the difficult, if surely you must succeed. Read More

Tags: love, fear, shadow, apart, thorn

Reads: 410

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There is no need to battle your demons alone... Read More

Reads: 342

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Poems House

just having a little fun with rhyme. Read More

Tags: shadow, men, lake

There is one kind of life which contents no complains of today, no yearning for yesterday. It turns valuable memories into countless tomorrows. Read More
First short story set in a fantasy world I drew up over winter break. It follows a young man through a dark jungle as he begins to become aware of a mysterious beast following him. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 06, 2019

Reads: 707

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Wandering in the dark. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 10, 2019

Reads: 478

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Look closely at my photo... Read More
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