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Look Back

He learned many secrets as a child. Most of all, he learned how to hide his true self, even from himself. “Never look back,” they said, “into a mirror, for you will see your soul.” He understood their advice,and why … Continue reading

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Black Cat, Black Cat – Horror Nursery Rhyme

Black cat, black cat Purring in the night Black cat, black cat Creeping out of sight Harsh cry, harsh cry As you must descend Sharp claws, sharp claws As you tear and rend Devil spawn, devil spawn Mewing at the … Continue reading

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My Dear – Horror Nursery Rhyme

You are old my dear You are cold and drear To the devil your soul is sold it’s clear The clock will chime you’ll hear One more time this year Then be silent forevermore I fear (c) Helen M Valentina … Continue reading

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Flash fiction – Devil

The devil lives here. All the older inhabitants of our little town say so. They say on winter nights you might catch his shadow in the moonlight as he stands at his window, looking out. Many years ago, they say, … Continue reading

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Woods

I met the devil in the woods Emerged from fire as he should The flames he brought within his wake I saw the trees had yet withstood And here I made my first mistake For fire was water like a … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Three: Greed

I had to laugh.  The devil looks exactly like you’d expect him to look.  Perhaps that’s the point. But for me, raised on too many horror movies about yuppie sociopaths, I expected a cross of Patrick Bateman from American Psycho … Continue reading

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Animation – Seventeen

Once finished, I sleep fitfully, then the next morning, around the time of cafe assignations, I sit at my window to watch. At precisely 10am I see my beloved arrive and sit, happy and excited at a café table. He … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Twenty

  Lisa woke alone, to the sound of police sirens outside her house. She barely had time to register the sad loneliness of waking without Damien there, not even knowing he had left her in the night or what to … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Prelude

  Little Lottie In love with the devil Baying at the moon Little Lottie Bride of night Sweet Sixteen in June Little Lottie’s Fragile lifespan Ending far too soon With all the bravado of the young they climbed up the … Continue reading

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