Steve has five books looming over him. I loved the dark gothic feel of his poem. Enjoy!
Diana Wallace Peach, over at Myths of the Mirror set a writing challenge prompt for the new year… which I’ve just found out expires today!
Here’s my offering, ‘Five Spines of Doom’ for her ‘Tottering TBR pile’ prompt: a nightmare of the ‘to be read’ books we all have – particularly on our Kindles…
Five Spines of Doom
Five spines of doom, the living pile declares
To struggling mind awakening in the gloom
Of winter morning in the dreaming room
Who shouts? He whispers to the wall
Five spines of doom, where will has failed
To clear the conscience of the might
of these five books which through the night
Have taunted sleep of he who put them there!
Beside the bed, next to his head…
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