Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Creepypasta

Browsing the "legends" Tag

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
That Which listens from the shadow

That Which Listens From The Shadows

Not every tribe of the first people made their way into the history books. While some of our cousins traded and warred with the white man when he arrived on our shores, some of fell back into the wilderness, far [...]

December 11, 2017 Beings and Entities, Myths and Legends

Heaven’s Herb

In the wake of the 2016 American election, several changes occurred in the country. One of the more highly publicized and celebrated of these developments was California’s legalization of marijuana for recreational use. While the objective impact has thus far [...]

April 28, 2017 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Dreams and Nightmares, Drugs and Addictions, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Myths and Legends, Rites and Rituals, Strange and Unexplained
El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman

El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman

El Cuco – Portrait of a Boogeyman from Yes Boss on Vimeo. Disobedient kids all over Latin America have always feared El Cuco. The mystery boogeyman appears out of nowhere to kidnap and eat children that don’t obey their parents. [...]

April 1, 2017 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends
Crossroads

Crossroads

During nightly hours of yore, in a time of horror and war, I would sit on a dank oak bench with my eyes shut, calm and closure. Then, my eyes open when I sense a figure approach me with grace. [...]

March 29, 2017 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends, Poems and Poetry
The Merton Account

The Merton Account

Dear Mr. Valentine, As per your request, I’ve collected reliable morsels of information from the many and often incoherent accounts that detail the events which transpired in Merton on September 2nd, 1996. It is only with great reluctance that I [...]

March 23, 2017 Artifacts and Objects, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends
Die Teufelsbrücke

Die Teufelsbrücke

People always get the wrong end of the stick when I tell them that my grandad was a Nazi. I mean, of course he was in the Leipzig branch of the Hitler Youth as a teen, joined the party when [...]

March 14, 2017 Folklore and Folktales, Historical Fiction, Locations and Sites, Myths and Legends
The Mummers

The Mummers

When I was a child, the mummers came to town. It was not quite Solstice’s Eve yet. The nights were long and dark, and most nights a thin, jagged coat of haw frost would top the trees in glistening frigidity. [...]

March 12, 2017 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends, Strange and Unexplained
The Banshee

The Banshee

I consider myself to be a logical being. My experiences in life have led me to such a conclusion that approaching problems from a skeptical and logical viewpoint is in my best interest and is, as far as I understand [...]

March 11, 2017 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends
The Coldest Day

The Coldest Day

Bitter cold was nothing new for Northern Alberta, especially not for January, and the cacophony of wind that tore through the woodlands was nothing if not wholly familiar and almost comforting to the one that huddled in the tree line, [...]

March 7, 2017 Beings and Entities, Folklore and Folktales, Myths and Legends