Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Browsing the "babies" Tag


Simza stumbled through the dark forest, tripping over indiscernible tree roots in the darkness. She sensed that something was wrong with the baby, and was afraid, but she had no one to confide in. She had wandered away from the [...]

May 14, 2019 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Demons and Possession, Folklore and Folktales, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids

I Raised the Devil’s Daughter

You know those stories where a woman walks into the bar, meets a stunning man and gets pregnant, then finds out she’s bearing the offspring of Lucifer? Well, this is not one of those. My mother had me at a young [...]

April 14, 2019 Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Demons and Possession, Religion and Spirituality

I’m a Glutton

You know that feeling you get when you eat too much? That uncomfortable pressure that just makes your throat feel like a pipe ready to burst? I wish I could feel that. Stuffed, full. I’ve never said the words, “I [...]

December 20, 2018 Children and Childhood, Strange and Unexplained, Torture and Cannibalism
Another Hungry Mouth

Another Hungry Mouth

Constance would not tell anyone who the father was. Not when her mother cried nor when her father yelled. Not even when her older sister, Emily, sat on her bed and held her in her arms – rocking her gently. [...]

July 23, 2018 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained
how it began

How It Began

The wind was blistering cold, the kind of wind that would pierce any clothing you happen to be wearing no matter how thick. Something about cold air makes sound travel further, especially high-pitched screaming. Even today, with our substantial medical [...]

May 26, 2018 Beings and Entities, Children and Childhood, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Myths and Legends