Werewolf in the Old West

Harsh rain falls through the thunder clouds Bringing the wet cold that will rust Still I stay stalwart out here on my perch So I can vanquish my vile prey into dust The creature has killed and maimed The town now lives in fear So tonight I have come to set things right But first…

Flash Fiction – Intro to a new story idea

Hello all fellow bloggers, writers, and lovers of the written word.  Today I’m offering up something different from the usual.  I’ve had a story idea kicking around in my head for a while and some characters I’ve been mulling over for quite some time.  I’ve been trying my hand at poetry for a while but…

Become Darkness

There is darkness within me I can almost feel it in the back of my mind I keep watch on it with vigilance most steadfast But there are times when it casts a shadow Black and white looks almost grey as it is touched by that thing deep within Things begin to look different, my…

On the Verge of the Shatter

Something is off, can’t you tell? The state of things just isn’t quite right You can sense it in the air Like your focus is just out of sight There is a common thread with most people That go on trying to live through their day If you were to stop them to ask what’s…

Mr. Hyde

I’m an observer of people, yet I go unseen At first I took it as an affront, but then saw it my strength I bear witness to those around me I see as they scatter about their lives Thinking about the errands they have to run The person they have to see The one they…

The Tale of Mr. Scratch

Beware the truth of the terrifying tale Of the man known only as Scratch No fellow before him knew so much pain Or lived through anything to match Locked in suffering he goes on his way To share to all what plagues him In order to abate the insufferable feeling In his mind that is…

So I Write…

The evil that visited me last night in my sleep has tried to take my voice Something would rob me of my ability to write Putting images of darkness and despair in my mind’s eye Would keep me from going to where I would go Accessing the recesses of my imagination To create, to muse,…

Musings of a Joker

*written for a contest where the writer had the topic of the Joker from Batman* As I sit here in my cell I can’t help but ponder Do you think of me as often as I think of you? Too many times have we crossed paths For our time together to ever be through You…

Fear

There is an interesting feeling that comes with being scared No other emotion can really compare The adrenaline gets going and the blood starts pumping All leading up to a most terrifying scare Your senses are cranked up to eleven Your heartbeat you feel in your ears Try to remain calm in the face of…

The Sunken Ship

I wrote this as a response to a contest where you were challenged to contribute something scary.  Sunken ships creep me out, hence I wrote this.   The Sunken Ship Each time my eyes behold it Fear shoots through all of me My rational mind tries to justify The truth of what I see  …