Thursday, January 17, 2019

Browsing the "Dreams & Madness" Category

Mr. Banana

We’d been doing civics for the past month. I was teaching second grade at Witherspoon Elementary, struggling to teach the meaning of Gettysburg and the Battle of Princeton to a bunch of eight year-olds, especially without giving a diatribe about [...]

January 11, 2019 Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths

The Empty Apartment

I moved into my apartment complex two months ago. I started hearing things a week later. It was subtle at first. Sometimes, in the middle of the night, I would wake up to a faint scratching sound from somewhere behind [...]

January 10, 2019 Artifacts & Objects, Dreams & Madness

Dead Arm

I’ve been completely clean for about two years, now, and I owe it all to the last drug I ever took. It apparently goes by many names, and it’s not easy to get your hands on it. The people who [...]

January 9, 2019 Artifacts & Objects, Dreams & Madness

I Found a Letter From My Stalker

I found this note, nailed onto a tree on my front lawn. I really don’t know how to describe it. I’ll just let you read it yourself. [Note start] I saw you today. It was your birthday. You didn’t see [...]

January 6, 2019 Dreams & Madness, Strange & Unknown

I Hope I Never Dream Again

Dreams are supposed to be a magical place, a place where we can escape from our everyday lives, where our imagination can run free. I have often heard my friends complain that they don’t dream enough, or that their dreams [...]

January 1, 2019 Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness

White Noise

I noticed it almost immediately. The phenomenon began one day while I was still an undergrad in college. My alarm went off, and I grudgingly let it ring for few seconds before ending it, yanking the covers off my body, [...]

December 30, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Strange & Unknown

Obey the Pattern

I’m writing this while I still have control of my body. There needs to be a record of what’s happening to me, so if it happens to you, at least you’ll know—you’re not alone. I can’t explain what’s going on. [...]

December 22, 2018 Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Strange & Unknown
find yourself in a tunnel

You Find Yourself in a Tunnel

You find yourself in pitch darkness. You don’t entirely know where you are, how you got there, you simply don’t remember. Neither, you thought to yourself at that moment, do you care. Your main priority was just to get out [...]

December 11, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths

A Shattered Life

I don’t know when you’re going to read this, but I can tell you when it started: I was out for a walk alone in the woods when the entity came for me. It was beyond a blur. It was, [...]

October 18, 2018 Dreams & Madness
The Pocket Watch

The Pocket Watch

When I was a child there was nothing to eat. I was the eldest of five, so it was my job to make sure that I always let my brothers and sisters eat before me. War was inching inward from [...]

October 16, 2018 Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths