Tag Archives: lost children

Carousel

This carousel makes you ride forever. It takes you somewhere else. It’s a portal, don’t you see? To a world of infinite games, infinite fun, infinite youth. That’s the sales pitch, anyway. Parents who don’t want their children bring them … Continue reading

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The Owl (Horror Flash Fiction)

When the owl comes one of the children must disappear. All the townsfolk know this, and guard their children close every night in case the mystical sound of the owl calling, hooting as it descends, should reach their vulnerable ears. … Continue reading

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Park Bench (Horror Flash Fiction)

“The young girl was last seen sitting on the park bench on the outskirts of town. You know, that one where the bus to Portland makes its first pick up on its journey?” “Yes. Seen by our resident travelling salesman … Continue reading

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Lucy

Lucy made these little dolls. She called them Candy Kids, and she said they were innocent. She learnt how to make them from her grandmother, who she always claimed had gypsy blood. We’d laugh about that,and I liked her dolls, … Continue reading

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