Tag Archives: fear

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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That Place

We never go to that place. It is just on the outskirts of town, and was far grander in its day I’m told, but it has fallen to decay. “A castle in our little town!” some would say in wonder, … Continue reading

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So You Came?

So you came? Even after all the warnings, you dared to approach? Did you come to quell your fears, or satiate your curiosity? Do you know it’s all the same. either way? I’m here, I’m always here, and if you … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – The Baths

After the pain they would bathe you. After the torture there was usually blood, or bruised skin and aching muscles. With some little kindness, sometimes they used epsom salts in the baths. You would sink into them, ignoring the dirt … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – Clown Gang

The clown gang are professionals. You can hire them individually for parties and for shows and they will certainly play their part. But their real work is more hidden, and only those in the know understand. Only those in the … 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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