Tag Archives: Horror

The Monks

Image credit: Heartland Arts/Shutterstock.com   We’re not sure when the monks turned, or why. Rumors had swirled thought the Vatican for years.  People pointed to the snake like architecture of papal lodgings and meeting rooms. They whispered about secret meetings … Continue reading

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All In A Day’s Work

  Image Credit: Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock.com   When they called it the Purge I thought, hey yeah, that sounds cool. I mean, it does, doesn’t it? I wasn’t thinking about that horror movie franchise of the time and all the political garbage … Continue reading

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Trafficked

This time they chose the wrong one to traffic. It’s funny how sometimes it’s the most usual of things that bring an operation undone, and this certainly was instant karma, rough justice really. They’d done their usual sweep of the … Continue reading

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The Wild One

They called her ‘the Wild One’. It might have been her red eyes, peering out from the room in which she was held. It might have been the groans and growls she emitted anytime someone passed by. It might have … Continue reading

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Normal

Reggie was never a normal boy, let’s be honest. He was hopeless at school. Bright enough, but never in sync with the other kids. A loner they said, though you could see him sometimes, sitting on his own, gazing at … Continue reading

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In Those Days

In those days the children went missing In the cornfields the scarecrows would weep As darker angels rocked the children to their deeper sleep And we would search across the lands Nothing but hope in our trembling hands All the … Continue reading

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The Shrink

“What do you see?” I asked the shrink, just like he’d ask me with all those damned Rorschach tests in his cold clinic rooms. I held up my art, my handiwork. The creativity of it thrills me just to think … Continue reading

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Little Light

She followed the little light into the forest. At first it was a glow into distance, down a pleasant, welcoming track. It beckoned her with a promise of light and warmth, and the night was very cold and very dark, … Continue reading

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Darkness Castle

The tour guide promised a visit to an historic site ‘steeped in blood and mystery.’ They called it the ‘Darkness Castle’. It was abandoned now, and ruined by centuries of weather and the indifferent cruelty of time. Still, that seemed … Continue reading

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Can You See It?

Can you see it in my eyes? In my smile? I see you, behind the mirror, my other self, my best self. You are smiling back at me. You are pleased. Did the blood on my hands soothe you? Did … Continue reading

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