Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Alina Măciucă @darc_nina #LoH #fiction

The Ladies of Horror
Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge!

Image_02_Sept2021Maybe I Should
by Alina Măciucă

A saucer magnolia tree sprang from my grave
a long time before I
how many
have passed since my enterrement.
I sometimes grab its roots when I toss and turn.
We hold hands.

The bee that just stung you
— so much pain caused by such a tiny creature —
has been foraging on its flowers
for quite a while,
and that minuscule tear in your skin
is a door for me to go in
and make myself comfortable
inside you.
I haven’t decided yet, though.
If I leave, the saucer magnolia
will wither
without my hand to hold.
I could bring it with me, and an abundance
magnolia flowers would grow out of
your mouth, your ears, your nostrils.
I just hope you don’t mind bees
that much.
Fiction © Copyright Alina Măciucă
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More about Alina Măciucă:

meblurAlina Măciucă enjoys reading, writing, buying odd trinkets, and taking photos of beautifully decaying buildings. She has formally studied religion and hermeneutics at the University of Bucharest, and really has a thing for the Greco-Roman mysteries and Gnosticism, as well as for Renaissance magic. She lives in Bucharest with her very supportive boyfriend, their two cats, and an ever-expanding vinyl and book collection.



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 grave yards. Nina is a co-owner of Sirens Call Publications, a co-founder of the horror writer's group 'Pen of the Damned', founder and administrator of the Ladies of Horror Picture-prompt Monthly Writing Challenge, 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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2 Responses to Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Alina Măciucă @darc_nina #LoH #fiction

  1. afstewart says:

    A darkly wonderful poem.

  2. Great concepts here – love where the prompt took you – I adore magnolia trees but I might stay just out of reach of the one in my garden from now on. 🙂

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