Creep By Daylight

“It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight.”
― Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories

Creepy scene through a shop window, Denton, Texas

Oblique Strategy: Retrace your steps

Why do we all like creepy stuff? I think it is because to be scared of something creepy – which means odd, eerie, and macabre, without being overtly dangerous – implies that there is at least something else out there. There is something in this world beyond staff meetings, stuck in traffic, and idiotic talking heads blathering on the television.

Because if there is really nothing else – that is really frightening.

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4 responses to “Creep By Daylight

  1. Love The Yellow Wallpaper! And your photo to accompany the quote! True by the way. That quote. 🙂

    What you said is so true. More out there than the things you listed. And I’m so glad.

    BTW: I love unusual, unique, creepy stuff. Artwork, movies, books, stories, etc., that fall into that category.

    HUGS!!! 🙂

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