Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Browsing the "Ghosts and Spirits" Category

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
the arrowhead

The Arrowhead

Think of all the faces you’ve seen in your lifetime. The brain memorizes these faces. Shapes, eyes, other features. Down to the smallest detail, we remember. Some faces we recognize in dreams. For me? In a nightmare… I have a [...]

January 11, 2018 Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits
apartment 701

Apartment 701

Deep within the covers of her bed, Lucy snuggled into the warmth that she had built up within her cocoon of quilts, smiling to herself sleepily as she began slowly drifting off for the evening. The apartment was partially unpacked, [...]

December 18, 2017 Beings and Entities, Ghosts and Spirits, Strange and Unexplained


One​ ​breath​ ​and​ ​then​ ​another.​ ​He​ ​could​ ​feel​ ​his​ ​heart​ ​slow​ ​within​ ​his​ ​chest,​ ​just​ ​the​ ​way​ ​it​ ​always​ ​did​ ​when that​ ​feeling​ ​drew​ ​closer.​ ​Soon​ ​that​ ​voice​ ​would​ ​enter​ ​his​ ​mind,​ ​the​ ​one​ ​that​ ​he​ ​knew​ ​haunted​ ​more​ ​than​ [...]

December 10, 2017 Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits

The Axe Man’s Lullaby

I was just a kid. I didn’t know any better. Even if I could go back, what could I have done differently? Could I have changed what happened? Could I have done anything at all? Probably not. Even so, I [...]

October 16, 2017 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits

The Phone Call

Pay phones have nearly become extinct in this day and age, gone the way of VHS tapes and keeping your dinner to yourself rather than sharing it via social media with thousands of others. So when you see one of [...]

June 3, 2017 Ghosts and Spirits, Strange and Unexplained

The Candle Man

Over the hill and through the moor, the candle man comes walking, up to your door. He lights up a candle and walks to your bed, leaves the candle in the window, and leaves with your head. That’s the nursery [...]

January 22, 2016 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Dreams and Nightmares, Folklore and Folktales, Ghosts and Spirits, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids
The Spire in the Woods (a.k.a. The Bells)

The Spire in the Woods (a.k.a. The Bells)

Part 1 Robert Edward Kennan killed himself in the Fall of 1999. I wasn’t there but it’s where my story begins. It begins with Rob, 17 years old, sitting in a burning car in the middle of a crowded parking [...]

March 4, 2014 Based on True Events, Creepypasta Classics, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits, Investigations and Crimes, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Psychological Horror, Strange and Unexplained, Suspense and Thrillers
Humper Monkey’s Ghost Story

Humper Monkey’s Ghost Story

INTRODUCTION Humper-Monkey’s Ghost Story is the name of a long creepypasta story that originated from a military stories thread on The Something Awful Forums. It was supposedly written by Private Monkey, an 18 year old petty criminal who opted to [...]

September 13, 2010 Based on True Events, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness