Category Archives: Poem

Call Another Time

A Poem by Gary Beck I kissed the rosey cheek of death before he could prevent me. He glared at my impertinence. No sentimental outbursts please. I do my job without display, in sleepless hours night and day.

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The Carnival of Dreams

A Macabre Poem by Gary Priest The pier sulks like a shipwreck on the crooked coastline. Neon has expired from its once rainbow sweet sign. “Come Enter The Carnival of Dreams” it expounds. Beneath this evil edifice lie bodies broken … Continue reading

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The Leprechaun

Prose Poetry by Liúsaidh Standing stones. Blood on the rocks. Thrice I call you, Mortal Man. Thou hast caught my shoes, so I cannot run. In thy hands, my lantern of dark-light. I cannot lie. Mortal Man, who seeks his … Continue reading

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The Middle of the Night

Dark Poetry by Marcus Bales for Mark Totterdell I’ve had that dream: the hard official knock made louder by the acid culture of fear that eats resistance down and ends in shock obeying orders to gather whatever mere necessities are … Continue reading

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What VD Taught Me

Disturbing Verse by Marcus Bales They did it every year for years and every year I grew more wary and up to puberty my fears were focused on mid-February.

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