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Eye

What do I spy With my little eye? The food on my table The day that you die What do I see Running from me? A sheer delicacy Waiting to flee Reptilian cold I am so old Your fortune told … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Notice

We didn’t notice When things got real We’d forgotten truth Or how to feel Just watching movies on An endless reel I heard them laugh Though little knew It wasn’t a movie They came leaking through And by that time … Continue reading

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Scream

I hear you scream still In my fevered dream Cloth cannot dull the tones So harsh that claw within A guilty mind For this is what I find I hear the guttural cry You uttered as you died The shroud … Continue reading

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Hands

After the deluge all I could remember were those last moments, and the hands. The hands reaching out from the multitudes falling, grasping, hurtling into the other place, the void. They opened that first portal despite all the warnings. Curiosity … 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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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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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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The Band

As a child William just wanted to come out to play He would dress up so carefully, ready for his day But every time to his sad, dull dismay His parents would just chide him and say You aren’t going … Continue reading

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