08 April 2014

Have You Ever Seen a [G]host?



Across the street from my apartment complex is an abandoned house. It actually is gated closed and only contains a little shack at the side. The house was torn down a few years ago and it's been empty ever since we moved to the complex.

A couple of years or so ago, my mom, older brother, and I were driving back home, pretty late at night. It was probably around 9 or 10 o'clock at night.

As we were about to turn into the complex, a woman is crossing the street yet coming towards us at the same time. She's ghastly looking and very white, and faint and headed right for us. My brother and I call out, "Go! Go! Don't stop!"

My mom turned into the complex but pulled to a far side of the parking lot. It was the creepiest thing because when we all looked around - the lady was gone. I don't know how she could have moved so fast, but she wasn't there anymore.

I know transients live in the woods near my house, but they none of them ever come out at night like that. She wasn't a resident of our complex, because we would have seen her go into one of the apartments.

It was the closest thing I could ever come to seeing a ghost and while I'm still not sure what that was, it has stayed with me ever since.

Have you ever seen a ghost? 
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16 comments:

  1. Very powerful writing. I am not sure if I've seen a ghost. I mean, there has been more than one circumstance when I was too afraid to turn around and look, I just got that feeling... if that makes any sense. Sometimes I feel as if I feel ghosts....

    Intriguing stuff... eeeps! Ghosties on A to Z today!!

    Julie Jordan Scott
    The Bold Writer from A to Z

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    1. I think I know what you mean - sometimes you can just sense when something is there!

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  2. Creepy stuff. If all three of you saw it ..... or maybe there is a logical explanation somewhere .......

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  4. Creepy!

    My aunt and uncle lived with one of their daughters in an old farmhouse for several years. Periodically when my aunt was alone in the house, she'd hear the voice of a little girl. No one in the house, and the nearest neighbour a long way off. Her daughter heard it too from time to time.

    I haven't seen one, but I've felt the presence of one, walking through a park one day, feeling a tug at my pant leg as though a small child was trying to get my attention. There was no one there. And in the place I live in now, one night I heard a radio come on elsewhere in the flat, twice, for no reason. I was all alone, and there it was, blues music. My flatmate says she's had some odd experiences.

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  5. I don't know if I've ever seen a ghost. I haven't had any overt experiences but ultimately, how would I ever really know? Anyway, good choice for today. Keep writing.

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  6. Ooh, this is creepy. I've never seen a ghost but I lived in a pub for a few weeks that was supposedly haunted, and the upstairs would smell of toast every now and again. I experienced that, but tried not to worry too much about it at the time!

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  7. that would definetely give one jitters...

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  8. What a fun house and a good story.
    I've done a lot of investigating with paranormal friends, a few houses, some conferences, and LOTS of cemeteries.
    I love your blog!

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    1. How cool!! That's something I need to do!

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  9. Oooooh creepy! I have witnessed and felt some ghostly things I can't explain. I would love to explore that house with a camera, I have had strange things come up I photos and I wish I kept copies. Very intriguing post.

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