OUR GAMES HAVE JUST BEGUN — THE DEAD GAME — PART 39


Take me to the other side,
Where right is wrong
And wrong rules the day.

The door creaks open for us,
But should we walk through?
Will we find our answers?

Linda grasps David’s hand,
Hiding behind his tall body.
Mike and Shana follow close behind.

The ground continues to shake.
The walls grumble with rage.
Bricks fall too close to her head.

Darkness peers back at them
From the other side,
A quivering body of blackness.

Dark shadows move 
And sway with the music.
Music they can only hear.

David steps through the doorway.
He stops and opens his arms wide.
A soft sigh escapes his lips.

People move through the shadows,
Moving together as one.
A light from above highlights their faces.

It can’t be!
I must be living a dream
Or maybe a nightmare. 

Linda shakes her head.
She will not go inside.
The game is over for her.

OUR GAMES HAVE JUST BEGUN

THE DEAD GAME

2 thoughts on “OUR GAMES HAVE JUST BEGUN — THE DEAD GAME — PART 39

  1. Dan Antion September 21, 2015 / 6:20 am

    The image is perfect for those opening lines. That left me with a chill.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Susanne Leist September 21, 2015 / 12:56 pm

    Thanks. I write so much better with a picture in mind. Maybe because I have a photographic memory. I could line up pictures in front of me when I write my second book.

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