The Pond

I had begged and begged her, but she wouldn’t listen. I still feel like it was my fault. I could have held onto her. I should have held onto her. But no, I just stood there and watched her disappear.

Creepy Pumpkins

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”Creepy Pumpkins”

On Halloween night, creepy pumpkins went out.

Man of Straw

David stood out in the corn field, looking toward the setting sun. He sighed heavily and leaned against the wooden pole propping up the scarecrow he’d made just last week on his 11th birthday. It worked perfectly, but he found he missed seeing birds flying past the farmhouse. Or rabbits, or foxes, or any living thing, really.


It was Halloween when the curse struck.

Through the Wire

It was a dark and quite stormy night and there lived a Dog, a Cat and some eyeballs in a jar. In the haunted house lives a Dog, and next to that Dog is an eyeball. The Dog has the house to itself … and lives off the eyeballs. The Dog has no friends, and for some reason has a pet Cat. That Cat is a robber. She steals hamsters to be her lunch. She communicates with the Dog, and whatever the Dog says, the Cat will do.

The Full Moon

It was a dark night and the only source of light was the moon. A full moon.

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