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Mannequin

At the shop we wait to be fitted. Since the singularity we all look the same at first. All bland, featureless, still, like those old mannequins you see in storybooks of the past. This has its advantages. Also like those … Continue reading

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The End

The end, they say, came with fire and fury. Above us the sky became a golden war field, beautiful and dread. Power beyond understanding, likened only to the gods, but formed from science and with the wicked determination of mankind. … Continue reading

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Baphomet

His father told him of the Templar god. “Many men died for this idol,” he said. “Dignified, heroic, in torture and pain.” “And why would men die for an idol?” he asked, his eyes wide as he gazed at the … Continue reading

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Blood Bride

Pale Beauty The Blood Bride Solemn vows All the fear Held deep inside Waiting patient Wedding bells Softly ring Taking her Down to hell Sacrifice Every year One will fall At your feet Trembling here Pale beauty The Blood Bride … Continue reading

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The Bridge

No-one crossed the bridge. No-one. This was well-known. You did not leave our town. Its small, perfect streets and gardens prescribed your life. And you were happy with that, content. Any wish to see more, to understand more, was schooled … Continue reading

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Bite

They bite It is said it feels like heaven Pure delight When they bite They feed And they never have enough Pure greed When they feed You’ll yearn To feel their touch again And learn How to burn They bite … Continue reading

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They Only Come Out At Night

Hush, let me tell you a story. Are you snuggled up in bed, with the covers up to your necks, so you are safe, safe from all the hidden terrors of the night? Good, good, for you need to be … Continue reading

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Waiting

I used to see her at night, when I was a child. My bedroom window looked out onto our quiet, suburban street. And I suffered from insomnia often, even as a child. I think I had too much energy, and … Continue reading

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Mommy

Mommy went away. Little doll left all alone, in a household vacated by a family too much in a hurry to see what is left behind. Mommy is gone. Animated plastic thing, with something more within, reaching the window to … Continue reading

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Apres Le Deluge

How history lies! How many times did they say “the war to end all wars”, only to have another war arise later, and worse, worse still? But wars are funny things. They can leave some places largely inviolate, as though … Continue reading

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