Today’s story, while not so scary, has a certain level of tragedy and creepiness. Lafcadio Hearn is known for his writings about Japan. This one is from his collection, Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. Hope you find it disturbing!
(Image of mandarin “Ducks in Love,” used with permission. Thank you to Shannon Clements! See more of her work at www.shannonclements.com.)