Category Archives: Ghost stories

‘The cat in the window’

    “Mom, how come we hardly ever visit Grandma Bates? We go and see Dad’s parents all the time and they live much farther away. She’s just across town and yet we barely know her.”    “Well the truth … Continue reading

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‘Join the club’

    Jason became aware of the strange character following him. For a while he assumed it was a coincidence. Then he chalked it up to idle paranoia. With every move, his lurking shadow also adjusted course. The whole thing … Continue reading

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‘The mirror doesn’t lie’

   With specific purpose he reached into the darkness. He felt a number of familiar items on top of the bedroom nightstand. Through ‘muscle memory’ he recognized the shape of his cell phone and the boring book he had given … Continue reading

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‘On this side of the river’

Ghastly pale is our perspective,  on this cursed side of the river.  A ruin unparalleled in humanity. Abandon hope for a life-giver. What lies below is food of Charon.  The sky above is a menacing gray. Bleak and barren, this … Continue reading

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‘Here I lie’

In dreams awake I swam the lake. No fancy backstrokes did I take. By moonlit sky I floated across. Water cool, the air like frost. To dry land I waved goodbye. A far shore would soon be nigh. Curious fish … Continue reading

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‘The headless beast IV’ (ending)

   Instead of the angular form that one would expect to feel on the shoulders of a massive canine, I felt a smooth, bowl-like outline! It was completely unnatural for a dog’s cranium, but bore the general shape of a … Continue reading

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‘The headless beast’ III

    Going against my fear instincts, I put my rifle down. I had no confidence that I could take down a creature that was already dead, anyway. Almost immediately, its countenance changed to a much more relaxed posture. The … Continue reading

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