Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Browsing the "Urban Legends" Category


“They say the tree bleeds when you peel off the bark.” Liz’s eyes flickered in the orange light. Her lips curled into a small smile, as if she enjoyed that particular detail. “That’s ridiculous. There’s no way a tree could [...]

February 15, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends

Camper Appreciation

“Come on, Jim, you know it’s going to suck.” I didn’t nod, though I wanted to.  Mark was right, as usual.  Most of camp had sucked, to be honest. Tom, on the other hand, tried once more to be the [...]

January 16, 2019 Beings and Entities, Locations and Sites, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends, Nature and the Outdoors, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends
One Thousand Origami Cranes

One Thousand Origami Cranes

They didn’t understand him.  They didn’t understand art. They called him a monster and took away his cranes.  They would destroy his cranes, he knew.  They didn’t know the significance.  They couldn’t see the artistry, the uniqueness of each piece. [...]

September 2, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Rites and Rituals, Urban Legends
Lydia's Bridge

Lydia’s Bridge

With the windshield wipers swishing back and forth against a heavy late-autumn rain, I chased my car’s headlights down a long stretch of two-lane country road deeper into the odd hours of the night. I couldn’t see much aside from [...]

January 28, 2018 Ghosts and Spirits, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained, Urban Legends
shes got tewo left

She’s Got Two Left

Church bells rang through the cold December night as softly as a whisper. The final ring hung in the air as she held her breath. It sent a chill down her spine that no cold night could. She’d seen no [...]

November 19, 2017 Beings and Entities, Urban Legends