Aaron kelly's bones

Aaron's corpse as it dances around the room.

"Aaron Kelly's Bones" is the twenty-seventh story included in the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.


After Aaron Kelly dies, he is put into his grave but he gets out of his grave, goes to his old house and sits down with his widow. She says that he is dead and he answers that he does not feel dead and says that he will go back to his grave when he feels dead. His widow calls the undertaker and he says that he will bring Aaron back to his grave. When he comes, Aaron's corpse dances around the room. After a while the undertaker gives up and leaves. Aaron's widow keeps telling him to dance faster and faster and then he falls to the ground in pieces. His widow buries him for a second time and he never comes out of his grave again.

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