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

The Ladies of Horror
Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge!

Image04Imagine
by Alina Măciucă

Monsters and ghouls,
Headless horsemen,
Witches and all sorts
Of revenants,
All queued up
Waiting to pierce
Through the veil,
And rattle some chains,
Screech and howl,
And ride ghastly horses.
Clip-clop, clip-clop
Through rotting leaves.
Such a peculiar thing to
Imagine,
When we are
Always here,
24/7
— what is the meaning
Of time, anyway —
Watching you,
Touching you,
Changing the course
Of your thoughts.
And such friendly
Shapes you have
Envisioned us in.
Sometimes, we like to
Imagine
How you would react
To *knowing* what
We are.
And our laughter
Destroys worlds.
So we have to
Build new ones,
With brand new
Strange, little creatures,
Flesh and bone,
To shape us
As they will.
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.

 

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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 grave yards. Nina is a co-owner of Sirens Call Publications, a 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 Alina Măciucă @darc_nina #LoH #fiction

  1. Great response to the prompt – I really appreciated how you engaged our senses – particularly hearing – “clip-clop” – I hear the horseman right now!

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