Tag Archives: dark

Keep ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

I am cast in stone Chained beneath the castle walls My soul yearning to be set free The dark cross sentinels Guard the three remaining towers Continue reading at Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie

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Fume ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

Something snapped The world broke, turned black One anomaly remained Light from a new world I stood witness to the birth of silence Continue reading at  Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie

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Balefire ~ Kyt Wright #writephoto

The girl had been walking home from school, detention again, when her neighbour stopped and asked if she wanted a lift home. He was a kindly man and got on well with her family so she got in his car … Continue reading

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Balefire ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

A young girl beating the signal flame into being The sound hollow, echoes of broken time returning She stands like a shadow before the white flame Drumstick held in hand, conjuring old energy Searching for answers to yesterday’s dreams Continue … Continue reading

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Harbinger ~ Roberta Eaton #writephoto

Sitting cross-legged on the rough stone floor, she sees the world through a gauzy film of unreality. The chunk of dark sky at the end of the stone chamber looks thick, like the canopy of the leaves in the jungle … Continue reading

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Murmur ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

Red sky, flames from a hidden fire Illuminates the dark barren land Black clouds tendrils reaching Searching the darkness for something lost The sheer weight of it pushing me down Slowing my footsteps Continue reading at Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie

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How I Met your Grandmother ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

After a long, leisurely lunch, I was eyeing the shade of a thick grove of trees, but my plan of stealing a siesta went for a toss as my grandkids immediately surrounded me. “Grandpa,” said the eldest, “tell us a … Continue reading

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Braveheart ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

“Are you sure he’s going to come this way?” I asked my best friend. “Absolutely, I have it right from the horse’s mouth,” came the reply. I shifted slightly within the narrow confines of the space under the stone, and … Continue reading

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Sanctuary ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

Our scientists had first caught the distress signal two weeks ago. All the investment in our Space Program, and decades of painful waiting while listening to the cribbing of the naysayers, it had all turned out to be worth it, … Continue reading

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The Fragrance of Life ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

I could smell them from miles away, the sweet fragrance that I had been missing for I don’t know how long. Drawn towards it like a moth to fire, I walked into the garden like a zombie. The redolence inside … Continue reading

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