There was a little girl with a little golden head, She loved to play outside, and hated going to bed. She’d often leave her shoes, and run about quite free, She’d perch herself up high, and survey all she could see. She’d snuggle up to her mama, and listen to …

Curling wisps of breath strain against the air, shivering in the chill. While all around the trees hold their breath; solid and alert and still. The grass is brittle and cracks, sharp against my boot. The earth is breathing softly, sleeping and digging in its roots. A hushed slumber fills …

A blinding white fury, terrible in its beauty. A blanket of innocence laid over a sinful world. Absorbing its darkness. Drinking in its evil. Melting into the nothingness, the ashes of the dust of which we are composed. A rotting, stinking, ephemeral flesh that sags into bones too long for …

by Nathan Elflein Ignore ignore despite what you feel. Keep faith in her despite what’s revealed. Valentines day, a day of love. A day to revamp what was once so good. Make love through the night, hold her close and tight, No reason to lose her, over stupid fights. Leave …

Silence consumed me Pain lashed like whips Cutting pretty arcs in the air But the shadows lay in wait You couldn’t see Couldn’t see They found me first I lay broken The past was the present The future was passed Impossible clock Ticking on And on And on My heart …

A lantern was held aloft, it swayed like a pendulum to and fro. I felt as though my mouth was foaming, rabid wind through trees was groaning, I shook listening to an eerie moaning, While bathed in the moon’s soft glow. As the lantern bobbed it cast a shadow, it …

by Casey Edgington Who? Who has big brown eyes? Who has taken my heart by surprise? Who is patient and kind? Who is always on my mind? Who do I want to care for? Who do I adore? Who just walked out the door? Who do I want to never …