Tag Archives: death

Career Advice for the Afterlife

So let’s look at your life resume. What did you excel at, what did you achieve, before you skipped off the mortal coil and found yourself here? They say you were a ruthless salesperson, a money maker through cutting through … Continue reading

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The Nuns of Saint Claire

Beware they said The nuns of Saint Clare Don’t go there they said Never go there For they’ll eat you alive It’s how they survive The terrible nuns of Saint Claire None spared they said The nuns of Saint Claire … Continue reading

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The Search Party

He stayed out past the time the search party gave up. He knew he was probably searching for her ghost now, his little girl, because he knew the statistics of time and missing children and he knew the rumours of … Continue reading

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Girl Power

In my town ‘girl power’ means something different I know what it means in comics and movies. I know it’s all about super powers and aliens, or magical suits, or being bitten by spiders or some such rot. And I … Continue reading

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Black Cat

Black cat watching Deep in the night Spring out one moment Kill us with fright Black cat purring Stalking its prey Who will survive till Sweet break of day? Black cat omen Witches and spells All of your secrets Nobody … Continue reading

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Entropy

I am living entropy dissolving Into the uncaring sky Surrounded by the cacophony of lives lived unseeing Floating dissolution, dislocation Piece by piece I am my father’s child Loveless and alone Barren and old now Fulfilling the genetic blueprint Set … Continue reading

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The Journeyman

Did you hear the story about the journeyman? They say he comes on the coldest of nights, walking only by the light of the moon, from the darkness into a small town, somewhere, in the heartland, always the same. He’s … Continue reading

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This Blood I Have Shed

This blood I have shed for you. To free you. To stop the pain. He will not hurt you, touch you, make you his, ever again, ever again. My sins overwhelm me constantly but I’m not alone. All of those … Continue reading

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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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