Song’s from the Movies

I love this song from the 1996 Disney film The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Sung by Patrick Page and written by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, I think it's a real powerhouse in Disney's Catalogue. Now for a second lets forget it's Disney. If you've not heard this I truly recommend it cos when I called …

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Remember It was all patriotic For King and country Ringing in their ears They were prepared Until the day came and the rains fell, mud caked, cold bit and the gas choked  Whistles blew for them to climb, breach the trench walls and blood began to flow As they felt the thousands of metal shards speeding by, slicing, piercing; killing …

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I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you how brilliant Mr Ryan is but… I’m gonna. He’s Brill, so much so that when I read this my first thought was EAP and The Raven. So with Marks permission check it out !!!

Havoc and Consequence

There, can you hear it?
A relentless tapping.
Incessant as the dark which captures the night.
It comes and never leaves. Beating out the marrow of my bones.
Do not shake your head in disbelief, it’s a nightmare for which I seek relief.
Hello, it’s me here the fluttering reminder?
You inside me, what is that sound.
It’s breaking my will and senses down.
I’m the little bird that was on your windowpane.
I came inside when you opened that vein.

And now you tap inside my skull all day?
I’m here yes, and happy to say;
better me than the moths and ghosts.
Who’d nibble at your heart like toast.
If I move to the light, will you follow?
I told you once, your head is not hollow; you know that I am here to stay.
For how long?
Well, I couldn’t say.
I hope my fluttering would lodge…

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My Special Guest tonight is…

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Haunted Houses I hope you've enjoyed my week of deviliciousness as much as I've enjoyed writing it. To finish this week off, I came across this chiller while doing my surfing for scary poems. It made me think of the poem 'Evans' that I posted several months back and what may have become of him. Henry …

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Free Thought Thursday: Wicked

This could be interesting !! Go on have a try.



It’s Free Thought Thursday and the prompt is WICKED.

This is the last prompt for October’s theme FEAR. On Monday we will be announcing November’s theme.

Link to your response in the comments below.
Feel free to share the prompt too.
On Saturday we will post our top three.

We look forward to reading your responses.

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