The Darker Realms
This blog is about the darker realms, the places where nightmares and dreams lurk below conscious thought. Join me in a journey into the night.
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They say never go to where the trees meet in that forest. Where their branches and roots clasp to one another like some silent, waiting web. If you go there, they say, you don’t return. The trees are hungry, they … Continue reading
They call it the Happiest Tree. They say on some nights, around twilight, before the sun has completely dipped below the horizon, it glows there, up on the hill, and seems to smile down at you. I always thought that … Continue reading
Those who come Within these woods Hear the drum That no-one could Escape or run To hide away For those who come Will always stay Within the walls This house alone For all its sins Cannot atone Those who come … Continue reading
Trapped within the webs we weave Seeking freedom But frightened to leave Silvery tendrils Chain us the more within The more we strive To reach out Feeling the force upon my cheek I am not sure of what Release I … Continue reading
They told her to wait. They were busy they said. She tried to protest that her brother was lost, was missing, and surely this must be important? Wait, they said, we will get to you all in good time. Hours … Continue reading