Dark Poetry


Short, drabble-length prose poetry based on the writing prompt, ‘dawn’.


Dark poetry inspired by the one-word writing prompt, ‘ghost’. [Trigger warning]

The Moths In The Machine

“Electricity crackled. Winged creatures plummeted.

The abattoir loomed. Shackles snapped shut.

She screamed, defied. ‘No more!’ she cried.

But the moths had descended,

And the machine must be tended.”


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