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The Marks We Leave Behind (the Ocean at the End of the Lane)

As it is well known I am a huge and unabashed fan of Neil Gaiman. I breathe for the man’s writing and imagination and sheer wit. 1,071 more words


From the film, "Lighten Up, Jack Kopecky"

Existential Dark Comedy

You think your life sucks? For Jack Kopecky, life is a series of disappointments at best. With his reputation torn to shreds thanks to a fraudulent rape charge, a narcissistic ex-wife, and a back-stabbing psychiatrist, downing a cocktail of Percocet and vodka never felt so tempting.

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Photos: Under Morning Skylight

Under Morning Skylight

First thing, around 7am, under the morning skylight, a crisp strip of white outlining form, sat beneath it on a bed more comfortable than my own, to go back to sleep for a while, loose half the day, look up and get up again later, when the head has caught up with the body.



I sit, I listen to the chant but I don’t join in. My dragon holds me back from uttering words that may enlighten.

I like my dark corners, my nooks to hide in, it gives me peace, an invisible cloak from the frightening. 61 more words



by the light
we are bound
I follow you
you follow me

don’t come out
when they are around
you won’t like
what they want you to be… 36 more words


The Return of an Old Blog and the Birth of a New One!

Right well, think it’s fair to say I’ve taken just a little bit of a break from blogging over the last couple of years but exciting times are upon us once more and the need to write and generally waffle seems to be back in abundance. 170 more words

Dark Poetry

Day and Night

A raging ball of fire slowly slips into the shadows. The darkness embraces the light, and gives birth to the night. The gold turns to silver, all the noises now merely a quiver. 54 more words

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