Krampus

The curved horns pierced the Arctic veilreins perched in swatches of matted black hairCloven hooves stride ahead a whipping tailunleashed, a forked tongue tastes the December air The Devils restraint, he thrashes his chain links of fixed bells clatter with a warning twitchPrepared to lash out with bitter disdainhe brandishes a torturous birch wood switch The … Continue reading Krampus

King of the Hellmouth

I was born on a faultline that tremored with a million fears. A gateway prepared to consume mankind. I am the seal, the final defence, of the thinning membrane that is the Hellmouth of Maine.The voices inside me, scream and beg just below the surface, waiting to break free from my skin.I form words into … Continue reading King of the Hellmouth