Some Macabre News

A recent news article was brought to my attention by a reader of Clockfire. Read the poem and then click for the “real” story:

They Come Back

The actors take the stage, bow to the audience, then slit their own throats.

The audience is horrified. They shriek, call ambulances, flee. But they come back the next night. And the next.

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