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Waiting

I used to see her at night, when I was a child. My bedroom window looked out onto our quiet, suburban street. And I suffered from insomnia often, even as a child. I think I had too much energy, and … Continue reading

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Wraith Woman

Wraith woman, wraith woman Lurking at the door Wraith woman tell us What have you come for? Wraith woman, wraith woman Scratching at the door Wraith woman tell us Who do you implore? Wraith woman, wraith woman Every night at … Continue reading

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The Hand

I dreamt I saw a hand Reach towards me in the night I thought it but a dream But when I woke in fright It hovered like a promise Or threat before my sight I could not tell from who … Continue reading

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Ever Upwards

We called her ‘ever upwards’. She didn’t frighten us, and perhaps she should have, but when we first saw her we were about her age. Thing is, we were eleven or so years old then, and now we’re adults, but … Continue reading

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Railway tracks

She was seen first after the great railway crash of ’59. They called her the ‘ghost of the railway tracks’. No-one knew if she was one of the victims of that crash, though we all suspected it. But which of … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Wall

She would appear on full moon nights. Only in that one room, up in the attic, and only then. He only saw her because, on such glorious light soaked evenings, he wanted to be at the top of the house, … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Ghost

This hospital has a ghost. Sadly the children here, being the most open, the most psychically acute, tend to see it the most. But on the other hand, they are young, and usually recover¬†from both their bodily ills and the … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Photography

He would show up in my photography. At first it was so indistinct I just thought I had some flaw in the digital camera. I almost went back to the shop with it, but initially ¬†his image came and went. … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude – Sixteen

Later that night David visited the chatroom again, hoping she might at least be sitting watching the others, waiting to pounce. They could private chat and compare notes on how the little creatures suffered. But there was no sign of … Continue reading

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