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Blackened Mirror

I look upon a shattered mirror, burned and blackened home. I see a weeping form, a cold and woeful soul.

I reach out to touch them, to lend a helping hand, but jagged edges tear my flesh, and turn me back again. 70 more words


Dark birds

The black feather as a quill

Dipped in the black ink spill

Pours the dark secrets from the “will”

Dragging the narrative, downhill.

That feather from the crow… 63 more words


The Dream Puller

Andrew regretted his actions almost as soon as they’d concluded. In an instant he knew that he’d screwed up, that he’d let his emotions get the better of him and hurt someone he cared about. 2,038 more words


A BRIMFUL OF GRIM - A.G. Diedericks & Kindra M. Austin

I walk the streets, brimful of grim

a former empath, deformed

with a Stephen Hawking-sized

black hole in my chest

At night I chisel the cemetery of us… 206 more words



Outside, the sun was just burning off the morning dew, and there was still enough of a chill in the air to make Taralin shiver. She looked at her watch and remembered she hadn’t eaten anything since yesterday’s breakfast. 562 more words


High drama in store plus a stab at a classic: A selection of gripping & grim new thrillers

GettyJo Nesbo has updated Macbeth to the 1970s

MACBETH – Jo Nesbø (Hogarth, £20)


It is no easy task taking on the greatest English writer of all time and turning one of his best-loved plays into a thriller for the modern reader. 1,365 more words


Regurgitation becomes normative

As marks preside over knowledge

Students become examinees

Using up stationery to fill up pages

Paper planes with scribbled notes

Fly in the examination hall… 106 more words