Monday, February 26, 2024

Rowan Beckett

trans-potting an ill-wish passes the hollow

— Rowan Beckett



silent night—
a new nanny
for the dead baby

— Rowan Beckett

Friday, February 23, 2024

Mike Fainzilber

cold sweat
watching the doorknob
turn

— Mike Fainzilber



dew rise
shimmering
through the shallow graves

— Mike Fainzilber

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Dmitry Peredonov

breath of spring —
fresh stubble
on his skull

— Dmitry Peredonov



pink sunset
the home-alone husband
answers the door

— Dmitry Peredonov

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Roberta Beach Jacobson

topping the ash bucket remnants of rodent breath

— Roberta Beach Jacobson



bedtime whispers
countless viruses asleep
inside me

— Roberta Beach Jacobson

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Julie Bloss Kelsey

at the bottom
of my soul
an open grave

— Julie Bloss Kelsey



between life
a razor-thin line
and death

— Julie Bloss Kelsey

Monday, February 19, 2024

Jerome Berglund

stirring cinders 
the flayed is presented
with a mirror 

— Jerome Berglund

Friday, February 16, 2024

Patricia Hawkhead

wind in the rafters 
we try to sleep through
the scratchings

— Patricia Hawkhead



awake not necessarily alive

— Patricia Hawkhead

Thursday, February 15, 2024

John Hawkhead

ghost train
entering a tunnel
without end

— John Hawkhead 



always in fog
muffled footsteps
near his grave

— John Hawkhead

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Kelly Sargent

his evil eye
the shape
of her scream

— Kelly Sargent



the stroke of midnight thunder tangled in my hair

— Kelly Sargent

Monday, February 12, 2024

Tracy Davidson

demon seed 
the larger one gorges 
on its unborn twin 

— Tracy Davidson



severed fingers
skitter across the floor
still clutching the knife

— Tracy Davidson

Friday, February 9, 2024

Minal Sarosh

seance 
the howling dogs
sound too close 

— Minal Sarosh



selfie
the huge wave rising
behind her

— Minal Sarosh

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Joshua St. Claire

something unseen
moving through mist
grimalkin

— Joshua St. Claire



deathcamas
                     by the willows
                                              a deer skull

— Joshua St. Claire

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Eric A. Lohman

my head held high
the crowd cheers
the executioner

— Eric A. Lohman



skeletons of trees
lit by a lightning strike —
backyard camping

— Eric A. Lohman

Monday, February 5, 2024

Eavonka Ettinger

storage shed
long neglected
black widow 

— Eavonka Ettinger



flashlight
in the woods
a low growl

— Eavonka Ettinger

Friday, February 2, 2024

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Monday, November 27, 2023

John Hawkhead

a thorn-sharp land 
of reptiles and dust
her venom gene

— John Hawkhead



sacrificial flesh
blood spilt in the pentangle
starts to take shape

John Hawkhead — 

Wednesday, November 22, 2023