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Browsing the "Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness" Category

Self-Portrait of the Dead

Self-Portrait of the Dead

My mom hates her father. Grandfather Jack’s name might as well have been a swear word when I was growing up. Dad told me the story once, on the condition that I never tell mom I knew. Jack was married [...]

October 2, 2018 Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Ghosts and Spirits, Hell and the Afterlife, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness
In-cide

In-cide

“Holy shit…Gary?  Is that you, Gary?” Gary quickly spun around to face the voice he’d immediately recognized, although he was far from convinced that it was actually coming from the form of his brother and best friend: Mikey.  It seemed [...]

September 28, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained
I Almost Died on my First Day Back to School

I Almost Died on My First Day Back to School

It was the first day back to school and I was absolutely tense about it. Wracked with anxiety, and plagued by nightmares, I’d barely gotten any sleep for the past week. The night before the big day, I lay in [...]

August 27, 2018 Dreams and Nightmares, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained
Projection

Projection

Too many sages and soothsayers to reference, those thoughtful idiots,  have lambasted the youth with the wizardry of profundity. They had answers to the esoteric. Of Life. Of Death. Of the end. Who are they? What do they really know [...]

August 19, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Ghosts and Spirits, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained
If Glass Could Scream

If Glass Could Scream

“Purgatory on Earth” read the flyer as it flapped unevenly in the wind, poorly stapled against the wooden post of a power line. It was an interesting title, not exactly the alluring intro phrase most religious recruitment ads used. For [...]

August 11, 2018 Hell and the Afterlife, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Religion and Spirituality, Strange and Unexplained
Let Me Take Your Picture

Let Me Take Your Picture

Guys, I need help. I’m posting this from my car parked at a truck stop just outside Keiser, Arkansas. My parents own a cabin in rural Tennessee. Since they’re getting older, we’ve been splitting the responsibility of caring for the [...]

August 10, 2018 Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained
The Perfect Dish

The Perfect Dish

I inhaled slowly, relishing the sharp, sweet scent of the fresh tomato sauce as I spread it. Though my touch was delicate and my movement precise, I couldn’t keep the swatches of bone-white dough from materializing in the ladle’s wake. [...]

August 9, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Torture and Cannibalism
It Came From Above

It Came From Above

He could feel his stomach almost twist as the aircraft started its long ascent into the sky. He was already holding onto his seat, yet now he couldn’t help but tighten his grip even more. How long had it been [...]

July 28, 2018 Beings and Entities, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained
The Moon Stares Back

The Moon Stares Back

Chapter 1: The Moon’s Faces I hate the moon. The way it shines upon me with its many faces… it’s just trying to lure me into its malicious void of white fog. I know why it wants me, but I [...]

July 10, 2018 Beings and Entities, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained
What Lies Within The Hollow Tree

What Lies Within the Hollow Tree

I recently inherited my grandfather’s rural home. A log cabin buried deep within 100 acres of woodland— a picturesque scene untouched for decades and a perfect dwelling that I am now proud to call my own. I would spend the [...]

June 30, 2018 Beings and Entities, Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Nature and the Outdoors, Strange and Unexplained