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Darkest Lust

May 28, 2012

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The night draws in and with it the cold As everyone retires to their beds For one of them something will hold her between life and death For her dreams shall be nothing to this As the horrors of repressed nightmares will now surface Baring its all to her Long has it waited for this […]

Watcher in the Woods

May 24, 2012

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She walks her dog one dreary night Let off its leash not far from sight Then old rover goes off on the woods She calls out for him from under her hood Then she hears a yelp from the trees Suddenly the dark comes so she can’t see Nerves rear their ugly head Fearing something […]

The Collector of Souls

May 19, 2012

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The trees bend in the wind Creaking and groaning in the dark Whilst above the moon casts its rays Slivers shining through each branch Leaves blow around the trees Dancing in the moonbeam’s light Twisting, forming, becoming Something just out of sight A noise like a howl escapes From the twisting, dancing maelstrom Something other […]

Fumph

Mar 13, 2012

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**The following is about a scare story told to me and my family when we were kids. It used to scare the bejesus out of us when we were told about Fumph is coming if we were noisy or naughty or it thundered and so on. The pictures we had in our heads then! I’m […]

Ravens Harbour

Mar 10, 2012

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There’s a story I’ve been told And it’s not for the faint of heart Only for those who are bold For their mind could be torn apart It was told by my father A while ago now it seems About a place called Ravens Harbour A fishing town with clear seas This place he said […]

The Black Letter (Part 3 of 3)

Oct 26, 2011

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* This is the third and final part of the Black Letter. I hope you have enjoyed what you have read so far October 1874, Oxford I awoke on the grass feeling nauseous and a feeling like I had drunk a whole bottle of wine, then been on ship on very rough seas. A pile […]

The Black Letter (Part 2 of 3)

Oct 14, 2011

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*This is a continuation from part one of the story which you will need to read first. I hope you’re enjoying it! Oxford, October, 1874 A few months have passed since I last wrote here. I fear I don’t have much time left. So much has happened and there’s still so much to tell so […]

The Black Letter (Part 1 of 3)

Oct 10, 2011

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August 1917, Oxford To whomever this concerns The following letter, The Black Letter is one that I found a year ago. The events of my life are unimportant and what subsequently happened in our lives. I ask you to read the letter that I had found in a dusty old box in the attic of […]