Iron

Metal burns those who live in fairy realm. Why then, would I be hurt by metal’s touch As if I were in oven or in kiln? Why would my bones break o’er steel wire, such That my aching jaw and tired smile fail? What ever did I do that brought me this? My smile frozen, my...

The Journey

The longest voyage of its time went through the Black Sea, But he was only looking for something Golden To reclaim what was lost – more important than a sandal To stop greed and power from corrupting the throne.   A terrible bodily smell made their husbands...

Devil’s Game

 The white chess squares formed an “x” on the board, as if trying to cross out the black that so greatly outnumbered them. It was unfair, Lisa thought. Unfair the tiny, snow-white squares had to stand up to the overbearing black.   “How is anyone supposed to win...

A Choice Was Made

A choice was made Not by one but by two A choice was made And it changed so much Did it matter if neither was sober? This choice was made But a third party came in The choice was made but The person only caused problems Is there justice in the way people can just come...

EXIT

The red light glared angrily in his eyes as he blinked away the sweat and tears that gathered there. He had seen this before. It hung lazily, inoffensively, above the door, but the blood colored sign sent mighty waves of heat over his body. The EXIT sign gave off the...
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