Underneath the Hangin’ Tree

I knew we were forever on that late January night when you carved our initials into the stained bark, in the dark at the base of the Hangin’ Tree. It sealed a pact and a promise that I gave freely as you came to me dressed in the flesh of the one I adored, at the time. An … Continue reading Underneath the Hangin’ Tree


they said watch the horizon

up and down … up and down … up the swells make my head explode my heart aches in sympathy for my stomach and my ears look for the horizon there is no shore out there only water, and the - burning alive, want water but there is none to be had surrounded by it … Continue reading they said watch the horizon

Snapshot – Turner’s Folly

Read  S N A P S H O T August 13, 2015 Outside of Kelford 30 miles NE of Skull Creek It’s all Al Kennedy can think about. Three weeks’ vacation to spend seven days of it driving while Angie slept and the kids fussed and fought endlessly in the back seat. Then she would … Continue reading Snapshot – Turner’s Folly

Matt Farnsworth – In My Eyes

Enroute Phoenix AZ 5 pm Final Destination - Los Angeles CA I am on the way to the sunshine state, and looking forward to the warmth after the chilly climes of my rocky mountain home.  On my iPad, I'm watching Iowa, and find myself giggling at Esper Harte waving his gun around.  My seat mates … Continue reading Matt Farnsworth – In My Eyes

Majesty – Metamorphosis

 The television mutters in the other room, white noise in the back ground to fill my mind as I fulfil my needs, feed my tendencies.  I find it surprisingly easy to forget my humanity here, in this place.    To let the demon that lives in me breathe, spread her wings and destroy.  The Reaper has … Continue reading Majesty – Metamorphosis

Bound x Blood – Axefall

3:21 AM Los Angeles time. My eyes fly open as someone, something,  twists the handle of my hotel room door, seeking entry as I lay awake, my heart banging in my chest. A mostly sleepless night has turned my mind to a more macabre place to be than normal. What could be lurking outside my … Continue reading Bound x Blood – Axefall

Sweet Sacrifice

You say, come, beauty Holding your hand out with a smile A reassuring gesture meant to placate, calm Yet behind your eyes a gleam Of misadventure, madness That glitters like a lecherous jewel Intent on stealing my heart, that frozen wasteland ♥ Not much grows there I reply to your quizzical stare As you pull … Continue reading Sweet Sacrifice

Night Terrors – Ravage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bqu4W5B-biE     Read Night Terrors by Keeper of the Crimson Quill The day has come full circle to where I found myself the day before, the month, the week, aeons of time. The day is bleeding its final goodbye as the shadows draw their elongated fingers across the ground, reaching to devour each light … Continue reading Night Terrors – Ravage

Raven and Death Maiden Lessons – Payback

Read Death Maiden and Raven - Lessons  Visit Maleficent Blood Damsel It had been weeks since I had last been out into the world and I was becoming restless. Death Maiden was sleeping, resting up from her last outing, so I decided to go out.  It began as an innocent stroll through the woods that … Continue reading Raven and Death Maiden Lessons – Payback

Introducing The Seven Deadly Sinners

Allow me to introduce myself.  I am First Governess of Rivers of Grue, Death of The Four Horsemen, Member of the Court of Madness, and Death Maiden. My Sisters, Vanity, Avarice, Wrath, Gluttony, Sloth, Envy and Lust, have each a talent in their own right and now are part of this esteemed grouping. Enter here, … Continue reading Introducing The Seven Deadly Sinners

Confession of Jennie-May Anderson

Please Read Consortium of Fear-Second Entry--THE BIRD SANCTUARY Read the Consortium of Fear - Third Entry - Family Ties by Shelly Philemon I don't know what time it is. Its dark out. The barred windows allow just enough light through to show that dawn is dressing herself up to make an entrance. This makes 3 … Continue reading Confession of Jennie-May Anderson