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May 20Liked by Honeygloom

Cthulhu fhtagn!

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh

Cthulhu R'lyeh

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Haha! I put it on the header and I didn’t even think to see if it fit. Genius!

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May 20Liked by Honeygloom

😁

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Alien psychic

As planets align June 3

Cthulhu appears

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June 3rd!!!??? I’m not ready😭

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Neither am I. 😜 In a rare astronomical event on June 3rd, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune will align, and you may be able to see all six planets align in the sky.

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Can one ever be truly ready, though?

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May 20Liked by Honeygloom

The Old Ones will be

To reclaim what was once theirs

When Cthulhu wakes

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I for one look forward to our new alien overlords.

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May 20Liked by Honeygloom

You should read "Cthulhu's Reign." It's an anthology of stories about what might happen if the Great Old Ones returned. It is truly the stuff of nightmares...😬

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7860544-cthulhu-s-reign

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Ooo sounds good. It’s added to my ever-growing Amazon book wish list😅

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May 20Liked by Honeygloom

Deathless Cthulhu

Eternal malevolence

Immersed lies dreaming

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Eternal malevolence😁

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Everyone's trying

To leave California. Why?

Cthulhu moved in.

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Hey! Maybe I can afford a house now👍😂

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Saucer eyes magnify

Tentacle snakes grow from head

Scallop scales like nails sizzle

Wise than the ants forms that fizzle.

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Oh man I love that scales description😍

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Wiser than the human ants that fizzle?

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I second that question.

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Fizzling in such a situation seems very wise actually.

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He dreams about conquering the inferior human race (Thus spoke the prophet Howard Phillips Lovecraft).

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Human is so subjective though…

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Whispers from the deep,

Ancient echoes stir the sea—

Cthulhu’s dreams wake.

In R’lyeh’s shadow,

Time bends around silent gods—

Dark waters hold truth.

Sunken city’s call,

Mysteries locked under waves—

Eternal sleep stirs.

Stars hide their faces,

Cosmic winds carry old fears—

Cthulhu whispers.

Ocean’s heart pulses,

Dreams of chaos touch the minds—

Ancient god dreams on.

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These are incredible! I have chills! I think #4 is my fave, personifying the universe like that somehow makes Cthulhu an even bigger horror🖤

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May 23·edited May 23Liked by Honeygloom

Sorry for the late response. I love Cthulhu's mythos. Cosmic indeed! Nice haiku Honeygloom.

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There are no late responses, time is relative😏

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Crafted with blind love

For the evil in your mind

You made that up too

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Ooo this almost feels like a dig at Lovecraft, who was of course a horrible person. I like it a lot🖤 Well done!

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Haha it totally was, I’m glad that came through!

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My dreams a dark swirl

Step in as they enfold you

Drag you to the depths

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I love this!! Even asleep he can draw us in, very cool take🖤

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In immortal dreams

Death’s shadow has tentacles

Hiding eager smiles

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This image is so creepy, just the thought of a big grin under Cthulhu’s tentacles 🫣

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Can’t turn it off, sorry!

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Please don’t ever turn it off! I’m a huge fan of how your brain works 👍

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May 23·edited May 23Liked by Honeygloom

Be careful what you wish for. Was thinking about using you in an upcoming story. And I also used your ravens in my last one— just a little bit!

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I will die of delight (and maybe in fiction?) if you use me in a story! How cool!

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"Broadcasting anxiety"

Makes me think of the movie Network with William Holden.

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I just watched the trailer… yeah I now have anxiety, that’s an apt comparison😂

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You've never seen it? Great movie.

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From the trailer it looked very prescient… or things just haven’t changed.

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Okay, so this ain't a haiku. I'm trying my hand at reverse poetry. Poems that can be read normally first line to bottom, but also can be read bottom line first, keep going up and then the first line is the last.

The world premiere right here on the 'gloom, a reverse poem. Comments please, especially constructive ones. F&%$ flattery!

Cthulhu ain’t so bad

In fact, maybe I should make a habit of looking closer into things and not accept the popular wisdom

I should perceive friends not as the world presents them, but rather how they really are

I really need to be more truthful with myself when picking friends

I have to admit though

Cthulhu is bad news

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This is a really cool idea! I think it almost works, there are a couple places, lines 3 and 5 from the top, that didn’t quite work on the bottom up read for me. Mainly ‘things’ and ‘but rather’ stuck out.

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Ok great, I'm gonna copy that comment as a note for when I got to rewrite it, thank you!

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Anytime!

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May 20Liked by Honeygloom

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.

In his house in R'lyeh dead Cthulhu lies dreaming...

😁

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