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Pieces of Me

Pieces of me Take such pieces of me Blood from my veins Flesh from my limbs Hair from my scalp Take it all now Ghostly hands will have Their due Pieces of me Consume such pieces of me All that … Continue reading

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Skulls

These tales we tell From bleached bones Rattling teeth Open jaws Bereft of tongue and sinew Still we speak Piled high we tell Of death most foul Victims all Of power’s struggles We know the ineffable Truth of life and … 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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Corridors

Down such corridors Down, down Blood red shining In my blinking eyes There is terror here There is dull surprise Down these corridors Down such vacant halls Down, down Where no souls reside Except the woken dead Feel them touch … Continue reading

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The Flavour of Spite – Sixteen

  Dear Violet asked me for a journal to write in, and some loose leaves of paper for poems and drawings. It seemed she has a creative spirit beyond just her culinary skill and I was happy to oblige. A … Continue reading

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Flavour of Spite – Fifteen

And you just standing on the stair Your finger raised soft to your lips Showed full to me my true despair No murmur of my terror slips I’m silenced by your fingertips She has too much time on her hands. … Continue reading

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Beaten

I gaze in this mirror but can’t see my face Something quite other has taken its place Where once there was sunshine the sky is dull grey Now that my soul has been beaten away I whispered a question, the … Continue reading

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