Ivor Steven: Pumpkin Soup Again

    Head’s falling like an unpinned grenade. Soon ready to explode. Burying shrapnel pieces in corners of shade. Scattered like broken retina globes. Razor blades shredding memory lockets. Slivered icicles inside blurry sockets. Needles of pain. Sheets of sleet before the rain. Bloodied eyeball tracks like meteor trails. And the pain-numbing capsules do fail.Continue reading “Ivor Steven: Pumpkin Soup Again”

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Ivor Steven: Ripe Tomatoes and a Garden Spade

      Ripe Tomatoes and a Garden Spade   Only another week to go I’ll be on the cruise I’m not feeling nervous More that I’m fearful Scared my plan might go amiss Before the high seas deliver bliss   Taking two suitcases is normal Other passengers may have three I won’t look suspiciousContinue reading “Ivor Steven: Ripe Tomatoes and a Garden Spade”

Monsters in the Abyss: 5 Facts About Sea Pigs & Sea Cucumbers

  Are you ready to get wet? Put on your diving helmet and let’s dive into a watery abyss—the primordial dimension where aquatic monstrosities shine like hypnotic stars.   5 Facts About Sea Pigs   They can fit in your pocket:  Sea pigs are only 4-6 inches long. Sea pigs like mud: You know how land pigsContinue reading “Monsters in the Abyss: 5 Facts About Sea Pigs & Sea Cucumbers”

Ivor Steven: The Other Side of Red, White, and Blue

  It was the fourth of July The party seems to be finished Wondering how long I dozed off for Most of my friends have gone A few bodies left, lying on the floor Best I have a piss before I go Now where’s that bathroom Whoops, there’s a girl in here Dressed all inContinue reading “Ivor Steven: The Other Side of Red, White, and Blue”

Walt Page: My 12 Nightmares of Christmas

    Imagine, if you will, a classic Christmas song, Turned into a nightmarish 12 nights of nightmares! Behold my monstrous last chorus of My 12 Nightmares Of Christmas Sung to the melody of The 12 Days Of Christmas…   On the 12th nightmare of Christmas, These nightmares came to me— 12 Slasher Monsters 11Continue reading “Walt Page: My 12 Nightmares of Christmas”

Spreading Holiday Fear

    Red Christmas   I’m bleeding a red Christmas, just like the ones I used to woe where the blood-drops glisten and demons hissin’   to scare cold kids who sleigh in the snow.   I’m bleeding a red Christmas, that’s why every Christmas song I write causes blight may your nights be drearyContinue reading “Spreading Holiday Fear”

Walt Page: The Demons of Darkness

A glint of light shot skyward And summoned the creatures of the dark One by one their howls filled the night Their dance of the darkness had begun All of your phobias, your childhood fears Surrounded you, taunted you, haunted you You trembled and gasped as you felt something touch you A cold, slimy touchContinue reading “Walt Page: The Demons of Darkness”

Ivor Steven: My Dragon (The Trilogy)

  My Dragon. A Monstrous Dragon, breathing fire. Did arise from the gurgling mire. Dark gangrenous green, from head to tails. Claws blackened, sharp as nails. Purple secretions, from his scaly chest. A spear harpooned, a grizzly mess. Eyes seeping yellow maggot heads. My Dragon’s crying, and nearly dead.   My Dragon, The Revival MyContinue reading “Ivor Steven: My Dragon (The Trilogy)”

SMM 2017 Halloween Horror Writing Contest: Winners & Gifts

  Sharpen your wooden stake and get ready to stab the nearest innocent vampire—the SMM Halloween Horror Writing Contest has risen from the dead. Slather some popcorn with blood: the winners are about to be announced.  ** First Place ** $50 + 1 Free SMM Subscription (1 month) Master of Pumpkins L.T. Garvin submitted herContinue reading “SMM 2017 Halloween Horror Writing Contest: Winners & Gifts”