Stories tagged “insanity”

  • The End

    My friend Harold came round the shop the other day. He looked awful. I hadn’t seen him in weeks, which is odd. The man’s absolutely addicted to Cadbury’s. “Harold,” I said, “Where’ve you been?” “Wen...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The screaming

    Kara told her parents, night after night, that the monsters were coming. Night after night, they told her not to worry. But still she heard them coming, cloven feet, sharpened talons, slime-coated bellies, undulating forward. Until one night, the windo...

  • Insane

    The Patient builds castles in the air.The Psycologist rents them out and The Psychiatrist collects the rent. Welcome to the world of the Insane. I have been through fires,Floods and now(with my foot placed firmly on the rats tail) Pestilence! The rat (...

    • Author: Marli
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • The Nightmare Girl

    Something surged within her, and all she could think of was the face of that man. Rage bursted from her seams and she bolted off the office chair. The policeman attempted to stop her, but there was nothing anyone could do. That man, the one that stole ...

  • This Calamitous Vaudeville

    Whip crack, paddywhack, forced another heart attack! Mish, mash, slash, cut— This little pig with a knife in the gut— You think I have reason? You think I am mad? I revel in treason— There’s blood to be had! Just quiet your cryi...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • The Media Student

    Perhaps the biggest let down Walker felt as they led him to his “room” (a cell with a nice, soft bed and a locked window) was that he’d miss the release of The Dark Knight. He’d been looking forward to that. But his mind had con...

    • Author: Ben Paddon
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Dangerous Things

    Eliza froze with fear when Jake walked into the living room. He had a knife. It was a long, sharp, nasty thing, all shining steel with a deadly edge. He waved it in her general direction and started talking. “You never know when someone’s n...

    • Author: Lock
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Sharing Space with Arkansas (Mature)

    We had no idea where we were. There was a man tied to my back, as I was to his. I could feel the blood trickling from a cut on my forehead—a cut left from being smacked there with an empty Corona bottle, if my memory wasn’t too faulty, whic...

  • Going for a Ride (Mature)

    “You’re a bit glum,” Barkley twittered. I nearly glared at him, stopped myself just short, stared at the road. Even then, I could see the blood he’d smeared all over the dash, the knife still held tightly in one of his hands. Th...

  • Choice (Mature)

    I stared at the gloves in my hand. Why in God’s name wasn’t I running? Barkley was sitting out in the car—my car—and here I was in a Walgreen’s three hours from my home, buying gardening gloves and Windex and a fucking Sha...

  • The Girl That No Longer Was

    Watching from the shadows, the Girl That No Longer Was watched as the man shoved the piece of paper in his mouth and then pull it out. He struck a match and his his face lit up with the tangled flames of bright orange and red. The fire flicked pulsatin...

  • I Can't Do This. (Mature)

    It’s been two months. Two wonderful months; two wonderful months since I broke up with that bastard. But I think he did something to me. No, I know that he did something to because, right now, as I stare at the test in my hand… I’m pr...

    • Author: akitore
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • I'm A Killer, But I'm Not Insane (Mature)

    You may call my insane, but I’m not. Sure I killed her. But there wasn’t anyway to stop it from happening anyway. She was already going to die. I just did it for her. Sure I plunged my dagger into her heart, but it wasn’t what I wante...

  • My Brother

    Carrie’s diary, 12th Feb In my dreams, I always have a brother. His name’s Liam, and I dream about him a lot. It’s strange to wake up and only have two sisters. Every time I walk past the computer room and don’t see his battered...

    • Author: Thiefree
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Voice

    He shivered in his studio as he approached the newest blank canvas, his past attempts were strewn around his studio torn to bits, or shredded by knives, nothing had come to him yet. And with each failure, with each new attempt the voice became more ins...

  • pop culture

    1d: a point 2d: a line 3d: what is considered reality 4d: if you said time, you are wrong. i have seen over the wall. seen through the wall. no no no. sight has nothing to do with this. this is beyond sight. beyond sound. beyond mortal comprehension. i...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted almost 11 years ago.
  • Lucid Insanity

    Just let me explain. I wasn’t always like this, no. And no one ever ‘led’ me to this, as you seem to claim. Unless you count myself. There’s never been anyone else that held any influence over me. There’s never been anyone...

  • The Man Who Wasn't

    Jobe panicked. He thought This is it, Jobe, you’ve finally gone nuts. It’s not like you didn’t see it coming. Uncle Tom was locked up, maybe it’s genetic. And with Mary.. and work.. a mental breakdown makes sense. Well, if that&...

    • Author: Yamen
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Another Surfer's Blues

    Tagging an empty website is like kissing your sister. It seems like a good idea until your parents find out. What? Wow, that’s horrible. Maybe I should be ashamed. Wait. I was getting to something. The website. Right. I was surfing the web when I...

    • Author: Atjagape
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Innocent

    It wasn’t me. I didn’t do it. I’m innocent. It was him. But how could they know that? I had never told anyone about him. As the lawyers went back and forth, spouting half-truths meant to blind and prejudice the jury, I retreated into ...

    • Author: Charlie K
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Couldn't Save Her, Couldn't Stop Her (Mature)

    He saw her as she’d always been in his mind, a little girl – full of life, curious about everything, brilliant. But somewhere, hidden deep behind all that was a monster. When had it started? Her mind breaking down slowly over the years, fal...

  • Catalyst for Murder

    The ticking of the clock on the mantel started to irritate me. I sat at my desk looking at spreadsheets all the while the constant (tick… tick… tick…) sounded behind me. The sound of impatience. I’d lost my place. Looking back a...

  • The Ascent of Stan

    Stan sat in his cubical and waited for the moment when he heard his name called over his head in a dull tone, that almost sounded like a moan. He knew what was coming. “Stan, report to Mr. Sterm’s office, please.” He did as he was tol...

  • The Ascent of Stan

    Stan sat in his cubicle and waited for the moment when he heard his name called over his head in a dull tone, that almost sounded like a moan. He knew what was coming. “Stan, report to Mr. Sterm’s office, please.” He did as he was tol...