There are days And nights Where the only thing Keeping me from Sliding completely into the abyss From becoming a shapeless Nameless blob of ectoplasm Is your skin against my skin Your mouth against my mouth Grounding me Calling me home Even when the knowledge Has started to slip away from me Your body remembers … Continue reading Clay


Originally published by the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective. it had been many years since the wolves had come circling the house howling at her door voices insistent teeth sharp musk pungent coats winter thick matted she was unsurprised at their return it was, after all, the Full Wolf Moon she shivered wrapping herself in worn … Continue reading Wolves


stripped down to ink to bone i am revealed surplus marble carved away leaving deep curves razor sharp edges baptized by neon lights bathed in sacred indigo glow i am the night i am the night i am the night © 2018 Christine Elizabeth Ray – All Rights Reserved