Tuesday, 2 February 2010


Send the message.
Go on,
Text it now
While your eyes are open
Seeing me,
Knowing me.

Before your senses dull
Wrap yourself
Around the phone,
Let your fingers
Do the walking
While you still have time.

Tick tock.
Send them away.
Tick tock
Raise my gun.
Tick tock
Too late
Tick tock…
They’re home.
Lily Childs is a writer of horror, esoteric, mystery and chilling fiction.

If you see her dancing outside in a thunder storm - don't try to bring her in. She's safe.