All posts tagged: horror

Waking on the River Styx

flat on my back, my eyes opento darkness, I situp quickly, then freeze, feelingthe boat rock and shift the air is heavywith wails and groans, the closestweighted cries of grief arms reach out of black waterstretch towards the boatfingers scraping against woodgrips too weak to hold the riverbank loomsa fiery orange shorethen an endless gloom