our ghosts accompany loneliness... mirrors of distant memory find to the dusk like at sea a memento in a dream that eludes me and floats... Orange blossoms into Ophelia’s violets and the granitic rocks rush to the red dust for how quietly time has passed through the statuary of rock … Continue reading our ghosts.
tread for days blood pours in a drowning diving into oceans. A murmur in the stillness of the sea absent in the lunula white, weeping in the dying of the eventide may you decide to leave as the crawfish float in unyielding waters, delusional, still seeking the innocence of the … Continue reading once a tree stood.
Viewer discretion: Insanity and gore warning. And no disrespect to any religion was intended. He didn’t know why she’d asked to meet at the old cottage. It had been years since his wife had even mentioned this property. She greeted him at the door with a smile, vastly different from the weird behaviour exhibited by … Continue reading “The Last Vow” by Priya.
Hello and welcome back! We are on week number five of the Horror House Flash Fiction Contest. This week’s prompt is this: “I assumed I had been troubled, but I couldn’t remember who I was entirely.” Do utilize the prompt in any shape or form you’d like. There is no word count limit, but anything … Continue reading Horror House Wednesday Flash Fiction Contest #5
Spooks, the ghost, was swaying in his spot, Spooks, the ghost, saw a great ink pot! Silly little Spooks wanted something to drink, Silly little Spooks gulped down the whole blue ink! And many still don’t believe it to be true, But poor little Spooks turned all blue! And do you expect Spooks to sit … Continue reading “Spooks and the Blue Ink” by Snehal Suhane.
My piece, “I leave in a deeper silence” was published in Visual Verse for their current chapter. This is my first publication with them. It is written under my main pseudonym, and you can read the poem here. My utmost gratitude and thanks to Visual Verse for accepting my piece. More so, be sure to … Continue reading Visual Verse Publication.
Story Once upon a time Is how stories usually begin Promising adventures In worlds unknown Even though it’s just paper Markings And ink It can take you across the world And back In time for dinner Pull out a flashlight For late at night Get hooked on the characters And love them And cry for … Continue reading “Story” by Elle Wilson.
Here are the rest of the entries for last week’s Horror House Wednesday prompt in the order received: Dream Girl by C. Hampton-Hill. His parents had gone to bed and there had been no movement for at least half an hour. Peter laid there; his bedroom illuminated by the screen of his laptop, its warmth … Continue reading Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #4 Entries.
Last week’s prompt for Horror House Wednesday (HHW) was the following: “Isn’t this… Romantic?” “You’re a psychopath.” And boy, you psychopaths really outdone yourselves. 😉 Each entry was different, some were twisted and saturated with horror, others lighter with romance, dark humor and mystery. It was like a Christmas come early or rather a Christmas in … Continue reading Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #4 Winner.
Wept in the death of Gods, darker still in the gathering ocean, with only tears that fall to them, in the red hyssop of the frost inclined to the penetralium of desire, as the ocean slips no fate by its sea song to kill empty, the abscission of leaf falls like glass we could not … Continue reading Planetary motion.
When Moonlights I show you my demons, when Moonlights I show you my dance, when Moonlights I show you my death. Tonight your beautiful hair glitter and your irresistible light open up the first door to my mystical soul and then throw it away. I have a few more keys to work on towards your emotional journey. We are finally … Continue reading “Our Secret Light” by The Blue Eyed Barbarian.
Hello everyone. And it's a wrap. The story collaboration is over. Hallelujah. On a more serious note, the story collaboration was originally going to end sometime next month but this project was slowly fading out and chapter 13 had yet to be claimed... That was until Matt Snyder offered to throw his hat in the … Continue reading Story Collaboration: Chapter 13 (Final Chapter).
Poet Don reporting From the weath bureau Rain is falling up today Thought you’d like to know Thanks. Good to know…. You’re welcome…. Poet Don is from the illustrious Poets Society We are honoured to have him here with us today To check out more of Don Matthews’s work, go here. Want to submit something? Just … Continue reading “Poet Don Reporting” by Don Matthews.
Hello and welcome back! We are on week number four of the Horror House Flash Fiction Contest. This week’s prompt is this: “Isn’t this… Romantic?” “You’re a psychopath.” The origin is from my own twisted mind. Drop your best at the door, and give me your worst. You’re in the horror house after all. But, … Continue reading Horror House Wednesday Flash Fiction Contest #4
I broke away from the ocean, in through our eyes, the waves at high tides, the roccia parts and splits where Moses split the Red Sea. In the womb of wind, limbs and bones outline the fading star, and the world seemed to drown in yellow velleities of loneliness. Eyes to the dream, … Continue reading into loneliness.
I am dream-bound to the weeping mother of an ocean shore, my shadow is darker than the prose tree of mind and desire a prospect of inner lunacy and death; the clam’s mouth is lighter between the sun, into the silence of blue willows to the inmost bones of creation … Continue reading of memory.
Hey, folks! I recently relaunched my blog "The Nexus of Writers" so that it was on WordPress! If you want to check it out, here's the link. And the main part of the post, part of a Star Wars fan-fiction short story I'm writing: ~ Leo woke without moving, without even his breathing changing. He … Continue reading Leo’s Gambit, and Nexus of Writers Relaunch
Sometimes You’ll just be too much of a woman Too strong Too smart Too beautiful And too much of everything! But it doesn’t mean you need to Show yourself less of a man To win his heart Be a crown to a man who accepts You’re too much of everything! Note from Offshorewriter: Visit Offshorewritings.com … Continue reading “Dear women!” by Offshorewriter.
Here are the rest of the flash fiction entries in the order received: The Loch Ness Monster by raedvdr We rode out to the loch in your dad’s silver merc; you drove. Giggling, laughing, we stripped on the water’s edge letting our clothes fall together. Our eyes stealing shy glimpses of smooth skin. We swam … Continue reading Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #3 Entries.
Last week’s prompt for Horror House Wednesday (HHW) was the following painting: Free stock image from Shutterstock. The picture belongs to Matt Gibson. All the entries received were excellent to read, each one detailing their own individual spin of loss, discovery, dark humor and tad bits of horror. Don’t believe me? You can read them … Continue reading Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #3 Winner.