Tag Archives: Horror

A Quiet Place

Quiet as sunlight on a window pane quiet as a snowdrop falling in winter, quiet now the Earth stands the Earth stands still; all our years have passed us by and are gone into the abyss of nostalgia; Every waking … Continue reading

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Mystery Road Trip

Light and dark and light and dark and then.. The long road into the nowhere of a faraway never-seen; Wind and rain and wind and rain and then, rain again, washing the colours from fading yester-me yester-you yesterdays’ messages never … Continue reading

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Sclerosis

The lights change traffic crawls past the discount stores the charity shops and tanning salons, off-licences and bookies, the barbers and Greggs; Another bleary-eyed morning drab and dreich, the cityscape wears the weather like a mourning veil pulled tight across … Continue reading

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Winter Breaks

When Winter breaks as Winters do, will Winter break because of you? When Snow has fallen as Snow often must, will your dreams of warmth be turned to dust? When Silence blankets the land Silence leaves no choice, in the … Continue reading

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Notes on an Approaching Oblivion

Outside the snow drifted like bad memories across the gunmetal sky; Someone called his name as if through a mile long tunnel; The spoon the lighter the pack of 5-millilitre syringes; He shook the powder into the spoon, mixed it … Continue reading

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Click..

Screams get closer and louder, shouting and panic from up ahead, they’re straining forward to see; All around the familiar metallic sound, people on their phones click,click,click; They don’t know what else to do, Click, they photograph and they scream, … Continue reading

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Throwaway Existential Poem

I succeeded in failing I hastily slowed down I was first to finish last; I added up the sums the wrong way I answered all questions incorrectly; I stood noisily in silence I remembered to forget; I recognised myself when … Continue reading

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