Blue sky is a lie Looks like Spring from my window The sun shiny day bright says summertime clothing seems apropos Until I step from the doorway Into the icy embrace of the trickster Jack Frost, that cagey bastard breathes snowflakes in my eyes While his fingers tighten my nipples His laughter ruffles my curls,... Continue Reading →


You called me sister twister but you turn like a tornado stirring words and empty emotion into an inedible buffet that I can't bear to sit eat from for fear of poison and hate sauce. no one counts the cost any more. it's a lost art to be kind and not considered a doormat c'mon... Continue Reading →

· · · I see it all. Each darkened corner full of monsters and pixie dust and the bodies of dead dreams piling like cordwood under dust bunny tarps. The nightmarish coursers that haunt my waking hours smell like corrupted flowers and cinnamon fire; an obscene mix that sours my stomach and comforts what remains... Continue Reading →

· · · · · Sometimes, you just can't win I'd lay my life down and stand up to fight Every fucking day of my life but At times It feels like A waste of time A waste of words to speak A waste of precious air One might prefer to be an apparition For... Continue Reading →

I starve myself, deprive myself So you can't see me Out of sight, out of mind Peek a boo I'm still here It's my own failing And my own damned fault For letting myself be shoved aside This time I'm out of care Humanity is blinded by their own hand Choosing to look solely at... Continue Reading →

The bubbles crackle like the fresh falling snow on the fire burning out of control just across the road and this she replayed in her mind as she watched the fire dance sparkle with the shadows on the ceiling of the bathroom oh the sensation of flying, so sure she is flying the sensation of... Continue Reading →

I kept it all every single communication I kept them in a paper envelope wrapped in string each word you wrote for so many years I thought they were love until one day I realized your words were knives and that bundle on my heart was filled with half-truths pull the blades and sew up... Continue Reading →

· · · · · · · · · Awake Naked Truly exposed Not bare skinned but bare souled Darkness embraces a new freedom In the absence of light I can let go the masque Forget my scars and lessons In that lost time between consciousness and careworn The memory of your warmth reminds me that... Continue Reading →

Originally posted on Demon Scribblers - Read it here • I remember my indoctrination into what was considered by my parental units as horror very well.  I was about 10 and my mother wanted me to watch a scary movie.  A child on the cusp of cognizance and an understanding of what my dream was... Continue Reading →

  A few weeks ago I was afforded an opportunity to view an upcoming film at an exclusive test screening that had been flying on my radar for a while.  Curiosity murdered the feline, so I agreed to attend and also had the chance to finally meet in person the producer of “Herschell Gordon Lewis’... Continue Reading →

For your listening pleasure • • • • It's a heartquake, of sorts. It's devastating to find oneself inadequate. Those little inconceivable, undeniable truths are simply the death knell of that fundamental core. One can shellac over the hairline fractures, those nearly invisible scars that come taking from blow after blow to our fragile egos... Continue Reading →

For your listening pleasure • • It denotes a pattern She notes, her pen scratching Rats in the walls, skitter scatter Thoughtfully, she taps her nails And watches the breeze play in the trees They fade, vividly waving goodbye If only she could fade as the trees do Only Jack Frost would miss her... Continue Reading →

The fireplace burns with innuendo Sing Sweet, Seraphim, songs of life’s release Mournings staring out the frosty windows And Chopin heartstrings from my fingertips With strains of cinnamon tea and biscuits Memories offer no consolation The real world snickers mean encouragement Let the freak peek from behind open eyes Retrospection versus reality Influences dim like afternoon... Continue Reading →

Do you think me pretentious Or just inane because I refuse to kneel After a lifetime on my knees Praying to a nonexistent God Or bowed to the will of another I've done my time in Hell Thank you for not shoving your belief Down my throat If I wanted a religious facefuck I'd google... Continue Reading →

Shhhh No talking Voices spoil the reality Passion brought us here Let's not waste words discussing A not so secret desire Human, you are so warm Close enough to taste the salt of your skin So just kiss me and again So I can feel something Feel anything but this gnawing disquiet and The distance... Continue Reading →

You don't get it being trapped in your head and trapped in your mind all corridors and no exits nothing but hallways and corners with no safe place to hide from the monsters inside me they induce fear and prison all my life since then stolen away like treasure by pirates yo ho Ho but... Continue Reading →

Suggested Musical Accompaniment I stand at the window, the opaque red curtains blowing in the night air, pressing their meagre weight against my bare flesh, moulding against it. The breeze is delicious, like chilled hands running over my body, teasing my nipples til they stand taut. The fire burns inside me, throbbing like a... Continue Reading →

Running here Running there Endless questions, debates Stop, stare out the window Sigh quietly inside Momentary pause Reality bites It screams and it howls Suddenly I'm back again Back in the game once more I want to hide away. Now in the shower, cry Where no one else can see Clipped daemon wings don't fly... Continue Reading →

I know you hate it when I watch you sleep I don’t care and do it anyway, You’re not aware of my stare and its just as well My watchful gaze makes you nervous Gives you the creeps, were your words, as I recall I still don’t care. Observing your eyes move behind the thin... Continue Reading →

Voices travel ten feet away Whispers thay say nothing important But resonate so much better Much like a knee to the solar plexus Words spoken within arms reach Drift away wasted It hurts to be unheard ©MelanieMcCurdie2016

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