I've lived a life of love and loss. From pretty to disturbing. You once held me oh so close, but now I sit here lurking. Don't you know we all have souls. I've had one for some time. I took a little of yours, my dear, and now it's also mine. Don't be scared, I'm... Continue Reading →
Home Alone (HER series)
"Okay, let's go!" My mom shouted from the mudroom. "Remember your riding boots!" I had a hard time swallowing the grin that crept across my face. I could not believe it was actually happening! My parents were going to finally let me stay home alone while they went to the barn for my sisters' riding... Continue Reading →
FRIDAY Feature: The Boy Next Door
We pass by his house late at night. We see the glow of the attic light. The boy next door is trapped up there. We've seen him before; but he just stares. What does he want? We don’t quite know. For that reason, our eyes stay low. It’s gone on for days, weeks, and MONTHS!... Continue Reading →
FRIDAY Feature: “Bobby”
The information provided in this week's feature can be found in public records, therefore the names have not been changed. Read at your own risk. ... In the spring of 1989, Robert Earl Jines — a 19-year-old migrant worker— and his girlfriend traveled from where they lived in Lakeland, Florida to Estillfork, Alabama for a... Continue Reading →
FRIDAY Feature: “13 Curves”
Just imagine- it's late at night. You're alone in your car. The music is on to keep you company. You're driving home from a friend's house and you're kicking yourself for staying out so late. It's almost always foggy, but tonight's fog is like no other. Thick and blinding, your little headlights can barely cut... Continue Reading →
FRIDAY Feature: Middle of the Bed
The following story has been passed down in my family from generation to generation. My mother told me and her father told her and so on. Looking back, I can only imagine that it was created as a tale to keep the little ones in their beds at night; but the question of where it... Continue Reading →
On this night, my mind woke up before my eyes. I hated that feeling. Wake up! I shouted in my head. I could feel the chill surrounding my body. It crawled along each one of my limbs. I begged my eyes to open and when they did, I saw that my feet were firmly planted... Continue Reading →
Do you want to play?
"Do you want to play?" she asked with her hair in her face and her knees all scuffed up. My little sister was cool, probably the coolest girl I knew. She liked to do her own thing, so when she asked me to play, I normally dropped what I was doing to follow her. She... Continue Reading →
I believe… do you?
It's no secret if you want my full, undivided, attention all you have to do is tell me a spooky story or something odd that's happened to you before. Maybe it's a story you heard from a distant relative once, or a best friend, a perfect stranger on the subway— I don't care where it... Continue Reading →