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Boogey Man Plan 

There’s a Boogey Man in my closet. I’ve seen him, plain as day.  He’s got inky skin and haunted eyesand he whispered “boo! now go away.”  Life itself is scary enough,so I’ll give him a second chance.  I think I’ll buy … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night, 1991 

She’s searching for meaning in the shadows on the ceiling,  some wraith to warn her, ban-shee her way fully awake; there’s a hole in the kitchen wall now  and a ghost of a chance she’ll still stay.  The day’s a fading bruise of forked-tongue … Continue reading

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Night Bane

“I’m the thing monsters have nightmares about.” – Buffy the Vampire Slayer  .. Do monsters dream? A swirl of stakes and garlic and revealing mirrors and silver bullets? Are talons sharpened on the wool of counted sheep? Howl at that … Continue reading

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The Monster Under the Bed

.. He’s well fed, what with all the cookie crumbs and occasional pieces of cheese. But please, don’t wake him too soon. He’s exceedingly grumpy until at least noon. And whatever you do, don’t sing. When given just the ghost … Continue reading

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