Personal gargoyle

Personal gargoyle

It clung to the footboard of her bed like a miniature vulture waiting for something to die. Blankets pulled tightly to her chin, she stayed motionless praying it didn’t notice she was awake, afraid light reflected in her eyes would give her away. It never moved from its perch, only sat and waited. Smaller than [...]

Demon within

Twisted tightly within my breast lies in wait A feral demon, foul and terrifying. Coiled, set to strike at its vulnerable bait. The fiend’s fabricated facade belying Its true predatory nature, starved for prey. Small and grim, destroyer of hope undying. Each of us toils to hold such a beast at bay, Struggling to control [...]