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‘Spooky Story’ Contest

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October has a long history of being scary, with the many traditions and rituals for the Celtic becoming a massive cultural phenomenon of Halloween. Telling ghost stories was common in the Dark Ages, with tales of the supernatural giving people something to talk about during the long, dark evenings before electricity was common. The Southwest Shadow would like to hear your best Two Sentence Horror Story. 

RULES: 

  • Comment on this post your best horror story, using only two sentences.
  • Entries must be school appropriate.
  • Students must log-in to comment (make sure your username is your first and last name)
  • The winner will be chosen by the editorial staff of the Southwest Shadow. Entries will close on October 31 at 11:59 p.m.

Prize: $10 McDonald’s Gift Card

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    Jackson ArteagaOct 31, 2023 at

    When I was a kid my mom always told me not to open the door for strangers. She always iterated most importantly for the ones wearing navy shirts with “Police” printed in white text, “or they might take you from me.”

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    Cassandra Claire EvangelistaOct 30, 2023 at

    l’m upstairs in my room, and l’m
    pretending to sleep because I heard my mom and my siblings get home. I pretend to wake up when I feel someone blowing on my ear, thinking it’s my mom, and I smile when I realize that nobody is there. I became scared and got up.

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    Arianna Asyai BognotOct 30, 2023 at

    Growing up with cats and dogs, I got used to the sounds of scratching at my door while I slept. Now that I live alone, it is much more unsettling.

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    Mason RaffertyOct 30, 2023 at

    I quickly ran to Billie Eilish, her presence captivating and surreal as I approached her. But she turned around quickly, asking who I was, saying she hated her fans. Before I could react, reality abruptly intruded, the sound of Mr. Laporte’s dropped book shattered the illusion. Causing me to wake up quickly, leaving me in an empty classroom with angry Mr. Laporte, the real nightmare.

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    Kaori HayashidaOct 30, 2023 at

    “I hate tomatoes,” I said to myself.

    Peering out the bus window, I realized we were approaching the tomato factory…

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      Ayma MalikOct 31, 2023 at

      Lollllllll

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    Emily EvartsOct 30, 2023 at

    “I’m okay,” I thought to myself as I looked behind me from the car mirror, hes far away from me.

    I shook in fear as he jumped on my car, “Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear.”

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    Coral MendozaOct 30, 2023 at

    Coral Mendoza
    I was haveing a pleasant dream when what sounded like hammering woke me. After that, i could barely hear the muffled sound of dirt covering the coffin over my own screams.

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    SaharOct 29, 2023 at

    I was offered 100 billion dollars to go into a pit with nothing in it. I have been falling forever, thinking about how I’ll get some food, before looking at my hand, hungrily.

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    Venice BarredoOct 27, 2023 at

    As I put the kids to bed, I called their parents about the man I saw through the window. Although, their response puzzled me, “Window? We don’t have windows, we have mirrors.”.

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    Rylie DentOct 26, 2023 at

    Terror spreads across my face when I go to pet my dog Bella and I feel a zipper in her fur. As I pull the zipper I see horrified human eyes…

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    Noah Cabalan VazquezOct 26, 2023 at

    I went to a haunted McDonald to collect my gift card. I saw the shape of a shadow, it was Ronald McDonald with a knife in his hand.

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    isaacOct 26, 2023 at

    the eyeballs came up in my soup.

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    Riley RicheyOct 26, 2023 at

    Fear spreads across my face, a dead body sits in my trunk. But, I remember leaving two in there yesterday.

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    Darrian TolentinoOct 26, 2023 at

    My parents told me not to open the basement door. One day I disobeyed and saw a bright light in the sky.

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  • AnonymousOct 26, 2023 at

    I walk with my brother home from school every day for the last two years. He died two years ago.

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    AitanOct 26, 2023 at

    During my first nightmare, i kept thinking aobut a ghost that can’t be earsed, i was sweating hard and couldn’t get rid of it.

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    Zaiden AndersonOct 26, 2023 at

    When I was brushing my teeth I saw in the mirror that there was somebody behind me. When I turned around nothing was there .

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  • AnonymousOct 26, 2023 at

    I woke up in the middle of the night to a dog scratching at my closet door. I… I don’t have a pet

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    Audrey YusonOct 26, 2023 at

    I thought it was getting darker. Turns out, being buried alive just has that perk.

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    AldwinOct 26, 2023 at

    When I was still awake at 3 am I heard a little girl scream but when I checked outside there was no little girl there was nothing.

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    Landon LewisOct 26, 2023 at

    It was a summer night and instead of being warm it was freezing cold I get out of bed and walk down the hall. I hear crying I open the door and I wake up and repeat it.

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  • AnonymousOct 26, 2023 at

    boo

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    Isabella SandovalOct 26, 2023 at

    I woke up to find my bedroom window open. But then I saw that the handprints on the inside of the glass didn’t belong to me.

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    Caitlyn McCarthyOct 26, 2023 at

    The last thing I saw was my alarm clock flashing 1:27 before she clawed her long, rotting nails through my pounding chest, her other hand muffling my terrified screams. I bolted upright, relieved it was only a dream despite my sweat-drenched sheets, but as I saw my alarm clock read 1:26, I heard my closet door slowly creak open.

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    Jian ArceoOct 26, 2023 at

    Inflation oo0oo00oo0hhhHhhhHHhH

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    Ava TatumOct 7, 2023 at

    In the mirror, I saw my reflection smile, but my own face remained frozen in terror.

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    • AnonymousOct 26, 2023 at

      this is awesome sauce

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