The Dark Corner

BY MAC LOGAN   Smothered, hidden, cobweb-bound, cached facets twitch yet gather dust. No casement dare transparent show the fury, dread and craven lust.   There in the dark, restrained, they twitch … and sob and spark and never die. Deep in seams of psyche hid, caged, not dormant. Wild, they lie.   Pupae-like they squirm and strain, mutating, breakout ever near. Unpredicted, crouched to … Continue reading The Dark Corner

Monsters

BY TARQUIN RAFFERTY-SUTHERLAND The sombre full-moon peaks behind a bloated, pitch-black cloud; pregnant with the promise of a great down-pour. It’s eerie glowing light filters down and finds your face, in the tormented twilight’s deepest, darkest hour. …and the the blood pounds in your ears and your subconscious fills with childhood fears; the terror seems to make you float and horror grabs you by the … Continue reading Monsters

A Picture of Heaven

BY DAVE CANNON The sunshine enlightens my spirit,Breaching the darkest corridors of the soul,Generating a golden radiance that illuminates my every move, The colored petals of cherry blossom cushion my footsteps,And stimulate my senses with a scent of true splendor,Laying a sheath of sweet aromatic silk that caresses the skin, The gentle breeze whispers throughout the treetops,And catches the falling blossom,Creating a shower of pink … Continue reading A Picture of Heaven

I Am A Woman Flame On Ice

BY MAHIMA SHARMA When present was dark and future… wrong,Existence was no longer a melodious song.When Life seemed only a stormy… steep hill,Among the clouds – dark and still. Heart was low and hurdles high,Lips longed to smile, but eyes would cry. I paused, breathed and gathered my wings…I did not quit, I am a womanTook the final flight with all my might… I did … Continue reading I Am A Woman Flame On Ice

The Girl Who Owned A Rainbow

BY MAHIMA SHARMA ‘Swift and sloshing over the rocks, River of Life flows like a song. Some will see…only the hurdles, But other few…just sing along. Smiling through the battles, It is nothing a cost in giving. Laughing through the sorrows, Making each day worth living. Clouds are dark, sound scary & deep? No. Stars await, beyond my leap. Storm, lightening or floods of hurdle? … Continue reading The Girl Who Owned A Rainbow