Jenny Greenteeth Awakes

Jenny Greenteeth, an aquatic river hag from English folklore, is disturbed from her slumber by a rock being thrown into her murky pond by a small child, while the skeletons of those children who came before float in the background. Digital Illustration by M. R. Kessell

I’ve been intrigued for a few months now by this bit of English folklore.

Her name is Jenny Greenteeth, or Jenny Long Arms, and she waits for unsuspecting children to step a little too close to the murky waters in which she resides. I wonder if that little fellow on the surface is going to meet Jenny…


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