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Nightmare #363: Trapped in the Sinking Car

(Michiganian, 30’s) I’m at my old job, and my co-worker and I are driving somewhere in her car. She’s always pretty nervous and anxious, but today she’s even more nervous than usual. I wonder if someone said something that freaked … Continue reading

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Nightmare #348: When the Worms Come Out

(Female, 30’s) I had this dream when I was about 5 years old; it’s a vivid dream that I still remember clearly. I was in the kitchen (in what was, in the dream, “my” house). Tiny red worms started crawling … Continue reading

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Nightmare #328 – Frozen Vampires

(Male, 30’s) This dream was sprawling and pretty epic in scope. It wasn’t so much scary as just menacing, deeply menacing. I was going about my normal routine, at least this was the normal routine in the dream. And mixed … Continue reading

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Nightmare #326 – Deluxe Body Bag

(Male, 50s’) My dad has been gone for over 20 years so I only rarely dream about him but last night, I woke in a cold sweat. Dad was dead and we had called the company that was going to … Continue reading

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Nightmare #324 – Midnight Snack

(Male, 40’s) A seriously twisted night of dreams. I was inside some kind of a cabin or rustic building. There were floor to ceiling picture windows that looked out on trees and a leaf- strewn lawn. I watched a good … Continue reading

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Nightmare #318 – Torture in the Basement

(Male, 30’s) I was dragged down a flight of wooden stairs. My shoes made a thump thump thump as they hit each stair, like a drum. I was supported somehow under both arms but the stairs were too narrow to … Continue reading

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Nightmare #315 – Buried

(Male, 40’s) I was cleaning in the basement of my house… which is what I actually have been doing the past few nights. I swept the floor and there was a lot of dark dirt on the beige tile. Then … Continue reading

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Nightmare #313 – The Lincoln Log Killer

(Male, 30’s) I haven’t had a scary dream in ages but this one really shook me up. I was alone in my house and I knew I wasn’t alone. I could hear someone upstairs, probably several people. They made the … Continue reading

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Nightmare #308 – Totally Out of Control

(Male, 50’s) I was in a car driving along a pleasant wooded road. It was dark but there was enough light that I could see the trees and the fields and I had the sense that there was a lake … Continue reading

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Nightmare #305 – Father Stabber

“…The blade only penetrated an inch or so, hardly enough to get past the belly fat and damage any essential organs…” Continue reading

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This Just In – Man in Morgue Not Quite Dead

“…not quite dead…” Continue reading

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Nightmare #300 – Trapped like a Thief

(Male, 30’s) The nightmare was like an old movie. It was brown and white and a little bit blurry. I was in a room about the size of my living room, except there were no windows and no doors. It’s … Continue reading

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Blog – Home-Repair “Nightmare” and the Secret Tenant

“… I really can’t convince myself that it’s a rat …” Continue reading

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Nightmare #276 – Like Caged Beasts

“…If he started to freak out, the wolf would go crazy and it would all be over….” Continue reading

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Nightmare #271 – Off-Season Bed and Breakfast

“…During the off-season, it was a mental hospital….” Continue reading

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This Just In – Wrong Man Jailed

“…what is important is what we do inside the prisons where we find ourselves. (I feel the vomit rising in my throat at I type such odiously cheap and optimistic sentiments.) …” Continue reading

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Nightmare #259 – Obstacle Ghosts

“…That’s when I noticed the ghosts, particularly strange ghosts…” Continue reading

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Nightmare #249 – House Consumed by Bugs and Rats

“…I stood ankle deep in the dead shells and bones of these creatures. I was trapped…” Continue reading

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Nightmare #240 – The Deadly Panther

“…nearly a dozen household pets from the neighborhood, all dead and bloody…” Continue reading

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Nightmare #220 – Keys but No Resolution

“…If I didn’t know how to use the key, how as I ever going to drive that bizarre car?…” Continue reading

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