Death’s Kiss

Image- NataliaDrepina Autumn leaves adorned as jewels, In the dark I awaited death's cold kiss; As I lay beside prickly dried bramble, Autumn leaves adorned as jewels. A veneer of grace hiding my urges feral, A quick hiss of knife delivering eternal bliss; Autumn leaves adorned as jewels, In the dark I awaited death's cold... Continue Reading →

Written for MLMM's Photo Challenge #340, hosted by Nekneeraj. Photo by Oleg Zaicev on Pexels.com Amira emerged from the bathroom, rubbing her long wet hair with a towel as she glanced at the clothes laid on her bed."Does the yellow top go with the red skirt?" she asked, switching on the hair dryer for a quick... Continue Reading →

Sadje is the host of What Do You See #55, where we have to write an original story, poem or a caption inspired by the prompt picture. Image credit; Evan Clark@ Unsplash Balanced on the trunk I peekAzure waters deep where I seekLeft, right, left.. onwards I creepA reflection with eyes so bleakNow, they're marked... Continue Reading →

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields "Adventure lured you out of retirement?" A man in grey shirt asked, handing over an envelope containing money trails, few profiles, some cash and IDs. His companion paused before replying, "Remember the factory blast in '15?" His handler nodded, they'd lost some good men and women."My mentor was among the... Continue Reading →

"To my eldest grand-daughter, I leave my hunting cabin and to my youngest, I bequeath a letter and fond memories" The lawyer concluded the reading of his late client's will. "Atleast the senile man gave me property, even if it's that blasted cabin," Riya sneered. "Your darling grandpa left you nothing!" Letter… Like petals, material... Continue Reading →

Autumn Leaf Farewell

Image by Zach at Unsplash When death comes for meI shall be free,Rigor shall set its paceWhen last sparks peter out in grace. Adorn me not in jewelsNor cover the corpse with blooms,Stage me not in a roomLet there not be gloom. Worn by temporal painI left to dance in the rain;These invisible scars in... Continue Reading →

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