The brightly colored horses glare at you from painted eyes.
Rusty, tired gears sequel and turn the giant ride, rotating the whole structure in a rhythm not at all unlike a heartbeat…
An excited, terrified heart
The band organ in the center screams a loud tune, a happy fun song
That somehow seems out of place.
Under the inky, diamond-scattered sky,
An invisible owl hollers behind you and stand with your little red ticket in your hand,
Hoping your turn never comes.
But the massive disk begins to slow…
Welcome to the Coffinhop! Its Halloween again. The annual gathering of many talented writers…its a blog tour of epic proportions. coffinhop.com is where it is all happening…go check out all the other great writers and participate in the many giveaways. Also stop back by my blog throughout the week to check out the many guest bloggers and make some new friends, find some great books to read!
I am giving away a free ecopy of our anthology “Death by Drive-In” …how do you win? Write the creepiest 100 word flash fiction piece about a carousel. I’m the one and only judge. That’s it!
Can’t wait to win or you just want to buy a copy now? Go for it, because the anthology is a charity event supporting Litworld, a “non-profit literacy organization fostering resilience, hope, and joy through the power of story.” See more at: http://litworld.org/#sthash.p0pVxbwX.dpuf