Friday, October 18, 2013

An Open Closet

No light can penetrate

that gaping maw.

The Blackness is hungry,

tendrils of shadow

spilling beyond

extending, reaching.

Once I am caught,

there will be no reprieve;

Only the midnight

swallowing my screams.





33 word explanation about what scares you  Yes, it's true.  I am scared of open closets.  No, that's not quite true.  I am scared of what is IN the darkness of the open closet.  Thank you Stephen King!  

22 comments:

  1. Your MamaKat's a good segue into your Trifextra, I always close the closet door when I go to bed....still.

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  2. I don't recommend telling the kids this tale to keep closet and cabinet doors closed but it would be tempting some mornings when you come in the kitchen. Good job.

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  3. Yikes! This is fantastically creepy! Remind me to keep my closet door closed.

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    1. I did not mean to bring you into my crazy. Sorry!

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  4. This is my older son. He absolutely will not go to sleep unless his closet door is closed all the way. (I've opened it a crack on occasion just to see...he finds it every time :))

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  5. Whoa. Very scary. Never closed the doors but I will now! Well done.

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  6. Or drawers. I don't like anything open at night! I feel you here...

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  7. Closets are creepy as hell! You totally captured that feeling.

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  8. Love this! Though I really like my giant closet, I prefer the door shut at night..

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  9. Well played 33 :)

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  10. I consider myself to be a grownup-and open closet doors still scare me. This was creepy-good!

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  11. ah... wonder what closet secrets you have :-)

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  12. Frightening. Thanks for linking up! Be sure to come back and vote for your favorites.

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  13. Oh yeah! This is a writer's mind at work! Chillingly imaginative! :D

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  14. Hm... I'm not scared of them, just very OCD about closing them. Maybe I should be a little scared...

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  15. What an awesome post!
    You scared me silly.
    those tendrils of shadow
    *shiver*

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  16. a "gaping maw" ...well I'll need a nightlight tonight (Thanks!!)
    I never close any doors in our house, never have since I was a little girl. Yes, a closed closet or door scares me quite a bit, I want to know what I'm dealing with.

    VERY NICE , as usual, my friend.

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  17. I love that you left the worst part up to our imagination. Wonderfully done!

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