Gargleblaster #157 – “Do you see her much?”

yeah write #157 weekly writing challenge: the gargleblaster challenge is open

Restriction: 42 words
Prompt: “Do you see her much?”

Ready… Set… GO!



“Do you see her much?”

“Every night. I hear her come up the stairs and down the hall. She comes into my room and stands at the foot of my bed.”

“Could you close the door?”

He shivered. “She walks through it.”

 

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69 thoughts on “Gargleblaster #157 – “Do you see her much?”

    • (Me, too.)

      I think it’s interesting that everyone assumes “she” is a ghost. The last line could be taken as though she simply opens the door and walks through it. I suppose I wasn’t ambiguous enough. (and I think that would be scarier than a ghost, really.)

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  1. “she walks through it” is such a stunning line, so telling . While it’s creepy, it’s also soothing. She’s always there.
    I liked it.

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  2. I do so love a good ghost story. πŸ˜€
    The ghost in the house I grew up in would wander the halls at night. I only saw him a couple times, and was never happy about it, but I never got a sense that he wanted to do harm.

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  3. Laughing at mine is fine – I laughted too when I thought of it. In retrospect I shouldn’t have posted it and gone with the 4x lover instead

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  4. Nice little ghost story! I’m glad we got the badge thing sorted out – sorry for the inconvenience. In this case, it started as user error on my part. πŸ™‚

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    • Good question! I’ve got about 140 followers at this point which is more than I ever imagined I’d have. The main thing is I find I really enjoy the Gargleblasters. The fifties are fun, too. πŸ™‚

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