CoffinHop 14 Coming This Halloween…. | #CoffinHop

The CoffinHop is coming for you in 7 days... Wander down to the CoffinHop Boneyard... The Penultimate Annual Horror Event 24th Oct - 31st Oct 60 Horror Authors/Artists/Poets 8 days of Fearsome Fun 8 days of Generous giveaways/sweepstakes/contests Terrifying tales, Petrifying Poetry, Spine-tingling stories, Freakish Flash Fiction, Heart-Racing Horror... Join the Hop and support your [...]

Last Words | Who Are You?

Image shared courtesy of The Dead Game by Susanne Leist This gravestone brings up so many thoughts: Who was this woman? Who chose her inscription? Was it a last act of revenge from a spurned lover/spouse? Were they the last words she wanted to be remembered by? What comes to your mind when you look [...]

#CoffinHop Day 8 – Dead End|The Abandoned & The Disappeared.Tell me what happened… to these ghost towns.

Dust Devils dance a macabre dervish Tumbleweed twists in torment Ghosts of the Disappeared stalk the streets of Death Screams of silence fill the graveyard of the Abandoned Gates creak open with unearthly screams Come down to the Graveyard Coffins spill their bone chilling secrets ~ The Abandoned and the Disappeared ~ Tell me what [...]

Don’t fear her, get away from her.

There is something about this post that resonates with me…sometimes the thing we should fear lies within…madness would scare me and make me run more than any other monster…what about you?

Futzing About

Many fear that Madness’ presence breaks things we take for granted. Things like the meaning of ‘Up’.

Broken Seams

Can the walls crawl on the floor
and the ceiling ride their backs?
Can the peeling paint
slowly taint
the food you lovingly bring back?
Can the world turn topsy-turvy
and drip bile from your mouth?
The swirling sickness,
flowing thickness,
that threatens to climb back out.

Would you fear a doorway
that hadn’t any door?
Would you fear that doorway
if it hadn’t any floor?
Would you fear that doorway
if it opened on the sky?
And if you stepped through,
let’s just hope
that you had said ‘good bye’.

Can you smell the fear, now?
The sights and sounds around?
The confusing illusions
dripping up
when Madness touches down.

Fear the smell with no scent
and the sight that blinds the mole
the longer you remain near
the deeper…

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