Ghost Story #4

          “Which dorm are you in?” Kimmy asked.           “Um…” I rechecked my move-in paperwork. “Foster Hall.”           “Oh, damn.”           “What?”           “My older brother said that one’s haunted.”           “Psh, yeah right.”           “No, really. Apparently a student goes missing every year near the holidays.”           “Goes missing or drops out during finals?” [...]

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Ghost Story #3

                “Where are we?” Mary asked. She peered out the window, but it was too dark to see anything. When Jack didn’t answer, she smacked his arm. “Are we lost?”                 “No.” Jack squinted and leaned over the steering wheel.                 “Then what’s this street called?” He said nothing. “Jack! What the hell?” She pulled [...]

Ghost Story #2

                The building was old, that much was clear. The front lobby might have been redone to give the impression it was still a strong structure, but the bones were deteriorating. The old gym, attached to the back, hadn’t been worked on in over fifty years. There were holes in the bleachers, the old-fashioned lights [...]

Ghost Stories #1

The Elementary School                 They said the school was built on a cemetery. Not something we were eager to believe, but we couldn’t deny the strange things that happened.                 For starters, there was the cat. No one knew where it came from, or how it had gotten inside, but everyone had seen it. It [...]

Ghosts

I crept down the staircase as the voices faded into the kitchen. A deep unfamiliar voice mingled with hers. She’d brought another man over. I listened hard, trying to determine if it was the same one from a few nights ago. Probably not. I knew well enough that she wanted the company, not the commitment. [...]