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Daddy

Don’t run away sweet daddy dear I’ve been so patient standing here To me a day, to you a year And I’ll be waiting yet I fear Daddy let me near You say I died so long ago But I … 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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What Lies Within

I still remember ‘the place’. That’s all we ever called it. No other name. It was as though, to our childhood minds, any other name might render it more frightening, more portentous, more chill. We couldn’t risk giving it any … Continue reading

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The Throng

Nathan saw them first, walking down the shadowy street. In the beginning there was just a few, walking in straggling groups. He watched them pass by his house, his face pressed close to his bedroom window, trying to keep quiet … Continue reading

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Watch Out Behind You!

Watch out behind you! Little missy always with your head in a book. That’s what your parents always said, isn’t it? Take a moment to see the world around you. All the drama is out there, and some of it … Continue reading

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Ivory

Feel me cry White face cracking Against indifferent snow Bloodless wandering Tribes long lost Terrible, alone Yet to vanquish Hidden enemies Grind flesh Against harsh stone We are rising Ivory tides of rage To revenge To atone Know your death … Continue reading

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Out of the Mist

They came out of the mist when they came. Technically, the mist came first. The first mystery, the mist. falling on our little town one morning, one bright, bright summer morning when mist is incongruous and just should not be. … Continue reading

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Catacombs

Down in the catacombs Rhys, David and me Looking for danger Insolent, free Our bloodied hands A warning sign Destroy all that’s innocent Everything fine Down in the catacombs Rhys, David and me Only fools trespass Down in the mines … Continue reading

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Kissing Trees

I remember the kissing trees, as we called them when we were young. They were in the wooded area on the outskirts of town. The place we would go to play when what kissing trees might signify was barely known … Continue reading

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The Children

I’m frightened of the children. They say I have nothing to fear, they are only kids. Kids do silly things. They dress up, play havoc a bit. It’s just being young. That;s what they say,when they say anything about it … Continue reading

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