Daddy and I always used to go for walks In the woods behind our house. He always said to be careful and watch where I was going, In the woods behind our house. There is slippery mud, sharp rocks, And tangle, thorny vines, In the woods behind our house. One day we … Continue reading The Woods Behind Our House by Emma Jochum
Beware the evil Red Man, Who stalks the woods at night. His blood red clothes are tattered, And his tangled hair is quite a sight. He has no face to speak of. His legs are gnarled and raw. His gait is most uncanny. His hand is that of a claw. The Red Man … Continue reading The Red Man by Emma Jochum
Do you feel it? That strange feeling you get when somebody’s watching you, but you can’t tell where from? You could be in a crowded room or all alone, but you feel it all the same. Even if you didn’t before, you’re noticing it now aren’t you? It’s not the power of suggestion, it’s the … Continue reading To be Read Before Bed by Emma Jochum
Don’t go near the woods my dear, For many have ne’er returned. In the dark, strange things happen there, At the hands of the souls who have been spurned. Our forefathers and mothers are to blame, For the thousands of corpses that occupy, The vast forest that surrounds our little town, Of the tiny … Continue reading The Ghosts of White Wood by Emma Jochum
It was well after 10 when I started my walk home from school. I stayed late to help take down the stage after our winter concert. Mom said she could come and pick me up, but I told her it wasn’t necessary. We lived close enough to the school, it was unseasonably warm out, and … Continue reading Two Eyes
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