Saturday, February 16, 2019
Creepypasta

Browsing the "Children and Childhood" Category

Box Fort

Alright, we all remember those cardboard castles of our youth, the ones that were better than any Fisher Price playhouse precisely because they had been painstakingly cut out, taped together, and decorated with our own hands. And unlike the fancy [...]

February 13, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Locations and Sites, Strange and Unexplained

Trailer

My family has never been high-class. My dad is a drunk, constantly out of work, and he yells more than he talks. My mom yells back just as much, but at least she doesn’t drink; she takes her anger out [...]

February 11, 2019 Artifacts and Objects, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained

Drippy

I’m a grown woman, so it’s been years since I don’t live by my mother’s rules. But there’s one thing I will always respect: never go to bed with a wet hair. For my mother, it meant catching a cold, [...]

February 10, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids

My Students Are Disappearing

My name is Oliver Stricc. I’m a 52-year-old biology teacher from a small town in northeastern Nebraska, and I have been for almost 14 years. I’ll be the first to admit that lecturing to a bunch of uninterested high school [...]

February 6, 2019 Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Strange and Unexplained

I Was Raised to Believe I Was an Android

From an early age I was told my father had “built” me and that I was built to help the family. Any feelings or thoughts that differed from his programming were to be reported to him as a malfunction that [...]

February 4, 2019 Children and Childhood, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness

I Know Why My Childhood Friend Disappeared

When I was 7, my best friend was a girl named Ava, who was my neighbor. Ava was a sweet kid; I didn’t realize it at the time, but her home life was pure hell. We would always hear her father [...]

January 22, 2019 Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes, Rites and Rituals, Sounds and Voices

Nana-Chan

The sun was shining brightly overhead that particular afternoon, and the sound of birds chirping greeted the girl, as she made her way out of her school. It had been a long day, that particular day, and the girl was [...]

January 19, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Strange and Unexplained, Television and Lost Episodes

Worried Parent

Right now, I’m sitting up in my bed. It’s late at night and the only light is the screen of my laptop. I’m sure it’s illuminating my face quite nicely. I just hope my poker face is convincing enough to [...]

January 18, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Strange and Unexplained

Perfect Day

It was a perfect June day. The sky was blue and not one cloud to be seen. It was warm and the breeze was just right. The sun was shining and the birds were singing. It was all perfect as [...]

January 11, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids

Listening

I didn’t know my uncle too well. Which I guess is why I couldn’t shed even a single tear at his funeral. I had only seen him for a few occasions in my life, and most of them was when [...]

January 8, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Rites and Rituals, Sounds and Voices