Winter Solstice, Nightfall
Ann K. Schwader
the dead year summons us:
irresistible siren of
crying out for candles & fire,
green boughs, distant starlight --
any live spark
Ann K. Schwader is an active member of both SFWA and HWA. Her new chapbook of horror & dark SF verse, Architectures of Night, is available now from Dark Regions Press. Strange Stars & Alien Shadows, her first dark fiction collection, is now available in eBook & POD versions from Lindisfarne Press.
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