The Replacement
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I don’t consider myself a superstitious person. I don’t wear a rabbit’s foot around for good luck, or throw salt over my shoulder when I spill it. As many spooky things that I’ve seen, or creepy sounds or bumps in …

The Mind’s Eye
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The morning sun had long burned away the mist that had laid upon the sandy dunes of Manhaxet Bay. Sailboats were testing the waters and joggers and happy dogs were leaving their imprints along its beaches. “Justin!” shouted Maureen Case, …

The Crooked Man
3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5    3.7/5
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Ever heard of the popular British nursery rhyme There was a Crooked Man? It goes like this. There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile. He found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile. He bought a …

Ole’ Broken Bones Pete
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  Just Playing Around. “Don’t worry! It’s just a scary story!”, “Yeah! What are you a pussy?” the two thirteen year old boys said taunting Charlie, the latest transplant from San Antonio. Charlie was scared but didn’t want to look …

Near Death
3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5    3.7/5
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Lola Murphy had been my neighbor almost three years before I actually spoke to her. Her husband had recently passed on and she, much to my chagrin, chose me to unload on. I had just returned from the market and …

The Ice Cream Truck
3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5    3.7/5
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Jesse woke up in his run-down apartment the residue of last night’s drunken episode still danced in his head. The summer sun was already blazing through his window warming him in a way his heart had long ago. His wife …

The Paper Boy
3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5    3.7/5
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It was a warm, sunny afternoon. The smell of cherry lip-gloss and dog droppings filled the air. There were a few students walking around, as is expected of a college campus. If one were to listen closely they could hear …