Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Juliet Amequohi @Sotet_Angyal #LoH #fiction #poetry #poem

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The Depth of Fire

by Juliet Amequohi

Time and space fall apart
For misty fingers coated in dusk
Among screeching gulls and pounding surf
In this place of forgotten magic.
Before the sun goes down
You can see them in the winter months—
There are always shadows
Where nothing and no one stands.
They fly like the clouds,
But the shadows remain
Even when horizon to horizon
Holds only endless, unmarked blue.
The darkness is bold;
They do not seek to hide
In cold winds of stormy skies
Or among the rocky tide pools of this place of lost time.
Their shadows sound the dark waves,
And shake the very earth.
The deep waters beckon,
Teasing with their secrets.
One day I will swim far and deep
To see what they have hidden.
And when I reach the sandy bottom,
I will grasp the sky with their talons.
Fiction © Copyright Juliet Amequohi
Image courtesy of Nina D’Arcangela

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About Nina D'Arcangela

Nina D’Arcangela is a quirky horror writer who likes to spin soul rending snippets of despair. She reads anything from splatter matter to dark matter. She's an UrbEx adventurer who suffers from unquenchable wanderlust. She loves to photograph abandoned places, bits of decay and old graveyards. Nina is co-owner of Sirens Call Publications, co-founder of the horror writer's group 'Pen of the Damned', and if that isn't enough, put a check mark in the box next to owner and resident nut-job of Dark Angel Photography.
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1 Response to Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Juliet Amequohi @Sotet_Angyal #LoH #fiction #poetry #poem

  1. afstewart says:

    A terrific poem.

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