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The Waking God

  Whispering it stirs, Shifts, Unfolds Limbs upon limbs With hypnotic terrifying grace; Like water Laced with toxicity. Forming and reforming. In darkness, Ancient and confining, It moves towards waking; A slow procession Marked by funeral dirge. Consciousness, Like lucidity … Continue reading

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John’s Voice

A foul stench drifted through the air. An unsettling reminder that the girl’s remains still hung in his closet. John would have to dispose of the body soon. It wasn’t that he feared being caught. He lived on the outskirts … Continue reading

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The Package: Part 2

I arrived home after dark. The front door was opened slightly, and inside I could hear white noise blaring from the television at full volume. A soft light spilled from the static filled screen illuminating the living room with just … Continue reading

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The Package: Part 1

It sat on my doorstep. A small nondescript brown package. No return address. Only my name scrawled in childlike handwriting with black marker. Now I know I should have called the police; perhaps even the bomb squad. The box fit … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Name

  Lucas Walden, senior pastor of Word Aflame Christian Church, led a congregation of charismatic non-denominational believers. Theirs was a theology founded in the mysticism of speaking in tongues, prophecy, and casting out demons of all sort in Jesus’ Name. … Continue reading

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Hallelujah Harvest

The congregants of Calvary Hill Christian Church gathered at the farm of Benjamin and Nora Banks for the Hallelujah Harvest Festival. Held every year on Halloween night, it was marketed as a Christian alternative to the Devil’s Night, and mostly attended by … Continue reading

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Clowning Around

It began in the backwoods of North Carolina. A band of teens dressed in grotesque clown costumes set out to terrorize their community. They wandered the woods at all hours brandishing chains and shovels. They offered candy and balloons to any who would follow after them. The teens … Continue reading

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