Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Browsing the "love" Tag

The Valentine House

“Damn, Valentine shit already?” I asked my friend Gabriel as we were walking inside a Wal-Mart post Christmas. “Yeah, bro, and it’s still December. It’s like they’re completely ignoring the months in between the other months that have major holidays.” [...]

February 14, 2019 Ghosts and Spirits, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Slashers and Gore


The first time I saw Bret, I was nineteen.  I’d found a job working security at Dave’s Storage Unit.  My duties included keeping vagrants and thieves from disturbing the 40 rental units that were laid out in five neat rows [...]

January 25, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Feelspastas and Happy Endings, Ghosts and Spirits, Hell and the Afterlife, Religion and Spirituality, Strange and Unexplained
Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

“Fifty-eight, fifty-nine, sixty!” Hide-and-go-seek was the order of the evening. Two days of rain with no signs of stopping meant mud, mud, and more mud. Jenn already knew where the kids were. They always hid together and in the same [...]

September 22, 2018 Abductions and Kidnappings, Strange and Unexplained
The Hazards of Dating

The Hazards of Dating

Dating sucks as an adult. The only way to meet new people is either on the internet or in a bar, and I’m not comfortable trying to start a relationship with someone I’ve come across in either of those scenarios. [...]

September 6, 2018 Beings and Entities, Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits
No Eyes, No Tongue, No Fingertips

No Eyes, No Tongue, No Fingertips

A few years back, I worked as a nurse in the geriatric unit of the hospital in my hometown. There was one old woman there with pale blue eyes whose mind was still fantastically sharp, and her desire to socialize [...]

August 30, 2018 Body Horror, Feelspastas and Happy Endings, Strange and Unexplained
There's Something Living in the Wallpaper

There’s Something Living in the Wallpaper

Ever just stand back and admire the presence of even the simple atmosphere around you? The aroma, the embellishment, or the hands in motion on an old antique clock, making the room seem alive? This was my reaction as I [...]

August 4, 2018 Beings and Entities, Locations and Sites, Strange and Unexplained
What Happens When The Stars Go Out

What Happens When The Stars Go Out

The red lights are only making the pain worse. It is an immense, earth-shattering pain, in my midsection and in my head. I try to move, but I can’t; I try to speak, but I can’t do that either. It [...]

July 29, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Feelspastas and Happy Endings, Hell and the Afterlife, Strange and Unexplained
Dear Friend

Dear Friend

Dear Friend, This is not a confession. There is nothing to confess. I would have to feel guilty for that. Let me be clear; I do not feel the slightest bit of remorse for anything. What happened was not my [...]

July 5, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances
Someone Is Killing My Tinder Matches

Someone Is Killing My Tinder Matches

My best friend, Kyle, was the first one to bring up the idea to me. A dating app. I had never really thought about trying something like that before. I guess I always liked the idea of meeting a girl [...]

June 27, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web

I’m Where I Should Be

My mom died and I could not accept it for nine years afterward. Declared a suicide. Went mad looking for what happened, until one day I resigned to it and decided what happened happened. I let my mind rest in [...]

May 15, 2017 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites