The Owl Creek Bridge

“A man stood upon a railroad bridge in Northern Alabama looking down into the swift water twenty feet below. The man’s hands were behind his back the wrists bound with a cord. A rope closely encircled his neck.”


  • Adapted from the story An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge
  • Written by Ambrose Bierce
  • Performed by Simon Teolis
  • Recorded by Warren Smith
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Warren enjoys, reading, writing, recording audio, working with public domain resources, and generally having a good day.