The Darkness Has Been EmbalmedThe darkness has been embalmed,The Darkness Has Been Embalmed6 years ago in Lit Horror More Like This
saved for the dilation of pupils.
Water drops echo the void of ill
illumination, the mossy slick stone floor
is presumably protecting permafrost,
and only a single occupied chair prevents this room
from becoming a black hole.
A whimpering can be heard--like howling
creatures of the night--only muffled
by stitched lips: the victim
of an unperceived reality, a truth only
viewed cinematically in all its maniacal
The drops serve as the only tangible
conception to a propitious reality.
Proceeding each one is a silence
which begs to be the last.
As if it were judgment day, a ghastly mask
presents itself, the demented facade
positioning with its play toy-
an intrusion to the daunting