Tomorrow

  As I stroke you, I feel the darkness again— wanting to use you to rain down her pain. You cut into me with an intensity like no other. Every time I touch you, I’m jello. I quiver. In the dark, I hold you; a smile creases my face. Joy pours out of me; all sadnessContinue reading “Tomorrow”

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SMM EVENT: Zombie Tanka Party

When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will party! Gravestones are gonna shake, rattle, and roll—sink your rotten teeth into the living as you write a zombified tanka poem. Don’t have any ink? Use blood, of course! Not your own, though, because that would be inappropriate and somewhat rude.   Empty Grave IContinue reading “SMM EVENT: Zombie Tanka Party”

Scare Everyone: SMM 2017 Horror Writing Contest

Boo! Sharpen your scythe and put on that werewolf mask—SMM is celebrating Halloween. !!** SMM 2017 Halloween Writing Contest **!!  Stitch together a horror story, add a spark of electricity, and then watch your dark creation rise from the dead. If that sounds like fun, dip your raven quill inside a nearby bloodwell. Try notContinue reading “Scare Everyone: SMM 2017 Horror Writing Contest”

Last Encounter

  Cold obsidian night. Your pupils are enlarged. Are you all right? Our paths today have matched. I will be sweet for you. I will be bitter, my dear. You will experience something new. You will feel fear very clear… Red blood will drip on the grass. You will moan, you will gasp. I willContinue reading “Last Encounter”

SMM 2017 Halloween Writing Contest

  Put down your stake and pick up a pen—the SMM 2017 Halloween Writing contest is now open for submissions. You’re a 1000-year-old ghoul, and you know how to scare the hell out of people, so dip a raven’s quill inside your bloodwell. Write a horror story or scary poem: prove to everyone why theyContinue reading “SMM 2017 Halloween Writing Contest”

SMM Event: Stir The Witch’s Cauldron

Oh…please don’t mind the smell! A special stew is boiling inside my cauldron, and its filled with nutritious ingredients which I plucked from my garden: earth worms, earwigs, 3 frogs, a strange mushroom, spider web strings, and a unique, red nightshade—the tomato. Shhh…they say the tomato is a harmless vegetable, but once upon a time,Continue reading “SMM Event: Stir The Witch’s Cauldron”

Dominion

    Find meat stuck in teeth of glaze-eyed Beasts, Of prey from some dangerless lands, Pluck out what was left from unprincipled feasts, And show them the fibrous strands. Upon seeing these, it’d cause no unease, Save for those with the conscience of rams, To dismantlers by degrees, as dutch elm disease, In unremorseful-ladenContinue reading “Dominion”

SMM Event: Mini Monsters & Micro-Fiction

Before we start our new event, congratulations to  !!! Mich !!!  She won Toni’s & Vern’s Haunted House Charms. Have you been sweltering in the summer heat? Has perspiration been rolling down your face and creating buckets of sweat in your belly button and other orifices you’d rather not see turn into swamps? Well, come on in! It’s cold withinContinue reading “SMM Event: Mini Monsters & Micro-Fiction”

Cassandra’s Ashes

  The sorcerer took one final look at the ingredients in the black pot in front of him. He only doubted himself for a moment before turning to stare at the corpse of his lover lying naked on the sofa behind him. His main specialty was necromancy. It was a gift he had never feltContinue reading “Cassandra’s Ashes”

Betrayal

  I returned home in darkness My long journey behind me Home at last Cold and dusty from the road I found my home dark Void of the love I longed for A cold welcome upon early arrival Yet a light burned in my loves window Silently I ascended To the abode of my darling RevelingContinue reading “Betrayal”