21 Of The Most Terrifying Two Sentence Horror Stories Ever Told

It takes a lot of whits and a cunning imagination to be able to scare people sh*tless with two sentences.

We’ve scoured the internet this Halloween and found the scariest two sentence horror stories imaginable.

Forget the theatrics, haunted houses, cheesy horror flicks, and cheap costumes these two sentence horror stories will stick in the back of your mind and come out to haunt you when you least expect it.

Grap some hot chocolate, turn out the lights and read these sinister prose to truly give yourself some fright tonight.

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“I always sleep facing the wall. That way I can pretend not to notice them.”

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“The last thing I saw was my alarm clock flashing 12:07 before she pushed her long rotting nails through my chest, her other hand muffling my screams. I sat bolt upright, relieved it was only a dream, but as I saw my alarm clock read 12:06, I heard my closet door creak open.”

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“The new tenants think there’s a ghost in the house. I would have noticed it after 200 years.”

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“I woke up to hear knocking on glass. At first, I thought it was the window until I heard it come from the mirror again.”

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“There’s nothing like the laughter of a baby. Unless it’s 1 a.m. and you’re home alone.”

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“I love my baby so much. It’s a shame her family has the police looking for her.”

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“I awoke to the sound of the baby monitor crackling with a voice comforting my firstborn child. As I adjusted to a new position, my arm brushed against my wife, sleeping next to me.”

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“She asked why I was breathing so heavily. I wasn’t.”

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“I can’t sleep,” she whispered, crawling into bed with me. I woke up cold, clutching the dress she was buried in.”

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“A girl heard her mom yell her name from downstairs, so she got up and started to head down. As she got to the stairs, her mom pulled her into her room and said, “I heard that, too.”

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“Don’t be scared of the monsters, just look for them. Look to your left, to your right, under your bed, behind your dresser, in your closet but never look up, she hates being seen.”

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“The last thing I saw was my alarm clock flashing 12:07 before she pushed her long rotting nails through my chest, her other hand muffling my screams. I sat bolt upright, relieved it was only a dream, but as I saw my alarm clock read 12:06, I heard my closet door creak open.”

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“My daughter won’t stop crying and screaming in the middle of the night. I visit her grave and ask her to stop, but it doesn’t help.”

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“My mom said she’d be right back. But I’m almost to the front of the grocery line and I don’t see her.”

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“In all of the time that I’ve lived alone in this house, I swear to God I’ve closed more doors than I’ve opened.”

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As the first shovelful of dirt landed on my chest, I finally managed to whisper “I’m not dead!” At first I thought they hadn’t heard me, but then one of them smiled and said “We know.”

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“I looked in the mirror: my face was not exactly as piece of beauty, the eyes being asymmetric, the nose slightly crooked. How strange, though, it was to suddenly have a face.”

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“The doctors told the amputee he might experience a phantom limb from time to time. Nobody prepared him for the moments though, when he felt cold fingers brush across his phantom hand.”

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“I always thought my cat had a staring problem – she always seemed fixated on my face. Until one day, when I realized that she was always looking just behind me.”

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“I never go to sleep. But I keep waking up.”

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“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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