I wish I had more time to write. Am I right? But seriously, every writer I know wishes they had more time to write, and most writers also know it’s a matter of making more time to write. (You know, unless you managed to get your hands on Hermione Granger’s Time-Turner, in which case, lucky […]
Step inside if you dare… Alabama has always claimed to have some hauntings…Lord knows I’ve been some places that made the hair stand up on the back of my neck! So, just for fun, I scanned through some of Jeremy Miniard’s wonderful photographs of Alabama with ghosts, goblins, squeakin’ swings, creakin’gates, swingin’ doors or rundown […]
Monday Morning Musings: “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I […]
Kuldhara is a village in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. The village is abandoned and ruins of the same can be seen here. The village has a history and it goes back to thirteenth century when it is said it was established. It was once occupied by Paliwal Brahmins, who were wealthy. It was a […]
He messes up the lines, which she cannot condone. She redraws herself and her boundaries with indelible ink, shivering light shows of emotion rising like fireflies leading a parade on a new moon night. He thinks deeply, drinks deeply of her nectar, imbibing her death and ingesting her sorrow. As the morsels of her being […]
Hello dear reader(s)! I should preface this post by mentioning that my roommates have a young son who is currently obsessed with watching YouTube videos of Plants vs. Zombies gameplay. So as a reward for good behavior, they set up their laptop in the computer room and run the videos for him every once in […]
HAUNTED MAGICK Everyone was terrified As they turned as white as a Ghost! A Spirit had been summoned who lived in the time of yesterday to come back from the Shadows into the light of today We called out to the Spirit Show yourself… As a feeling of cold filled the room we saw the […]
By Rufus Woodward My Grandfather had a haunted mirror. He said, “If you look into the mirror very closely, so very closely, you can see the ghost and the ghost can see you.” “Did you ever see the ghost, Grandfather?” I asked him once. “I did better than that,” he said. “I put it there!” […]
We’re moving to another house. (I couldn’t take the barrage of bat sh*t any longer! ??) Warning ~ post contains foul language. Do not visualize (if you can help it)! This house is huge, obviously built with parties and large family gatherings in mind. Unfortunately the owners haven’t shown interest in its upkeep since the […]
It’s that bitter time of the year where stinky little goblins dressed up as kids dressed up as hoodlums start invading neighborhoods and asking for free candy. Holding their little pillowcases out, saying Trick or Treat. They are trying to get something from my good candy stash, but I know better than that. I always […]
Your heart has its haunted chamber, Where the silent treatment falls, On the floor are stalking footsteps, Malicious whispers along the walls. Though your perfect love is manifold, This chamber will still persist, Its lingering hurt and sadness, Is decreed to always exist. No matter how you shine and smile, ‘Tis a place of […]
Haunted or Hallowed ~ hateful warlords corporate mouthpieces media hysteria fearful mobs endless wars systemic poverty climate crisis ~ connections life and death opportunities hidden in challenges will we divide in fear or unify in love choices are looming the time is now hallowed be thy name ~ All Saints’ Day, aka All Hallows’ Day, All […]
Originally posted on Enchanted Forests: When I opened the window at Mussoorie,Uttrakhand ,India in the Western Himalayas I was overwhelmed by a Sea of Trees covered with multi hued blossoms. “Have been fortunate after many days to now identify the flowering Sea of Trees as those of The Indian Horse Chestnut.” Haunting view of Himalayan…
If I could take it all back, all the wrong things I ever said, all at the wrong time, those unexpected moments where I bared my soul, I would. In those moments, I was vulnerable, hypnotized by your gaze as it locked with mine. At the time it was exhilarating, to feel you and how […]
“she lay her thoughts aside, like a chapter at rest in an open book–” A poem from the writer and photographer at spanishwoods.
In this shadowy window selfie, photographer Merilee Mitchell peeks into an abandoned room in one of the buildings at Bodie, a ghost town in California.
“Your scent never lingers past sleep, where you remain. / At last I no longer covet those sheets you’ve shared.” A poem by Robert Okaji at O at the Edges.
The Brevity Podcast is now on the air! The first episode features interviews and readings from bestselling author Dani Shapiro and Brevity author and Pushcart Prize nominee Thaddeus Gunn.
“My time in the Canadian Rockies over the past two years reminded me, frequently, to stop, pull myself away from the camera and tripod, and take a good long look around me.” Kerry Mark Leibowitz compiles a collection of landscape photographs from the Canadian Rockies.
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