there’s a hollow in the middle of the forest.
we’re told not to go.
but you see, there’s a path made of bones and lace, things long dead and recently forgotten, things left to rot. the way is marked by promises, debts i’ve seen payed off. and every so often, the soft scent of cinammon wafts along in the night.
i’ve made it past the warning signs.
i’ve shimmied under the gate.
i know i shouldn’t be here but the voices tell me not to wait.