Sunday, 1 February 2015

Horror Bites #15




They don’t listen.
Time after time they’ve been warned of building on sacred land. But we have been ignored. Our heritage trampled. Our resting place desecrated.
Distant rumblings above us vibrate our fragile bones as rats scurry, no longer able to gnaw at our rotting flesh as we rise from eternal sleep.
Earth crumbles, our ancestral home falling around us. We are their dead. Do they not wish for peace for their dead? Was the suffering we endured through death not enough? Faint voices echo through the mound, punctuated with laughter.
Pinpricks of light seep through the once rich, organic soil; rich from blood that fed this land for centuries. Fed us. Now, the arteries have been severed, filled with cold concrete while asphalt burns.
As one, we claw our way towards the surface, their voices clearer, their smell . . . A new feeling engulfs us . . . a ravenous hunger urges us.
Guttural groans unconsciously escape our rotting lips, reverberating  around us, through us . . . above us.
The tools stop. The laughing is no more. But we hear them, their beating hearts, their blood coursing.
Pounding feet throb inches above our heads as clay falls, revealing daylight. We reach up, our arms flaying for flesh, screaming only enticing us further to rise.       
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14 comments:

  1. Well....you know what I think of this.....not my cup of tea, but awesomely written and if I was into this type of genre then I would be asking for more! lol

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    1. I know it's not for you Chick but I love you stopping by for a read, and appreciating the writing. xxx

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  2. *shivers* Oooh...so creepy and so well written, love your description!

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  3. Amazingly creepy! Sent shivers down my spine ! - the theme is not my cup of tea either, but I DO love your writing style.

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    1. Thanks Shelley; means a lot to me, especially as 'not your cup of tea'. x

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  4. Amazingly creepy! Sent shivers down my spine ! - the theme is not my cup of tea either, but I DO love your writing style.

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    1. Haha, so good, you commented twice. xx

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  5. Doesn't anybody write nice stories about building a cute little house or putting on an addition? Fortunately for me, no! That's a great scene!

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    1. I used to do cute and probably still could. But this horror writing is rather good. Glad you liked it. x

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  6. Excellent, the dead rising. Really well written.

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    1. Thanks Miranda!! I really appreciate that from you. xx

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  7. Yet again your horror tale is awesome xx

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    1. Squeee!!! Thank you Laura!!! I loved writing this one and am chuffed to bits you and others like it. xxx

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