Weeping Willow, cry! No more. The wolves will keep you... In good company.
Flash Fiction – Song & Salacity
Beneath her fingers, Percie felt the spine of her book crack and peel. She wondered how many times she had read it, but the only sufficient answer she could arrive at was 'not enough.' Outside, a quiet night symphony was building. A light howl in the wind whispered desires through the air and crackled the crisp autumn leaves that dangled carelessly from branches, plotting their winter descent.
Book Review – We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
Their tongues will burn, I thought, as though they had eaten fire. Their throats will burn when the words come out and in their bellies they will feel a torment hotter than a thousand fires.
Short Story – 100 Years
(Based on Grimms' Sleeping Beauty) It had been only a single gasp of air that alerted her to the trouble.
Poem – Too Sweet
Smile, sucralose sweet; Assaultingly artificial. Eyes, whispering half truths in the dark. Mouth, filled to the brim; Spilling over with things said and not said. Glare as sharp as knives. Tongue spoiling into venom. Behind that smile, A sugary death awaits.
Book Tag – Halloween
Books!... And HALLOWEEN
Book Tag – Would You Rather? (Spooky Edition)
Books! Reading! Spooktober!
A Poem for Lenore
This conflict; so wicked To lose, so necessary to love.
Spooktober Book Essentials!
If October Chills was a crash course that I was teaching, this would be my Required Reading List.
Book Review: Coraline (Neil Gaiman)
Coraline is a haunting piece of dark fantasy, and though the film is absolutely captivating, the book is much creepier.