Shark, or: Through the dark

A sijo an orca, sea serpent, or kraken; no... actually... a shark; seems it swallowed up my parents and chased me through the dark; I forgot the dream that morning but the panic remains stark Sijo? A Korean verse form related to haiku and tanka and comprised of three lines of 14-16 syllables each, for a total of 44-46… Continue reading Shark, or: Through the dark

Entering the nave

A 'Drabble' Gratified, Elna examined the dilapidated old church with an artist's eye as she approached. How odd that all the other renovators had refused to take this project - it was a dream! The wood panels had been drab even in their heyday, she observed, inspecting the crumbling exterior. Entering the nave, she scanned… Continue reading Entering the nave

Threaded with life stories and memories

dโ€™Verse prosery So. You've finally arrived, warrior. Did you find my undead legions' welcome to your liking? They were like you once, you knowโ€ฆ eyes blazing with foolish righteousness and deluded purpose... Well, until I plucked their mortal souls out. Did your masters teach you the anatomy of a soul, hero? Its heart is of… Continue reading Threaded with life stories and memories