Poetry & Pacific Northwest Gothic
K. D. Hume is a queer writer and artist from the tidal flats of the Salish Sea. A vocal proponent of Pacific Northwest Gothic, Hume weaves her love of nature, religious studies, and psychological horror throughout her works.
She writes to reach out. Let her know if you’re listening.
In the quiet of the dark room, I curled around my girl’s heart and smiled.
Just because something has been done before, doesn’t mean it’s not worth doing again. I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for a good fairy tale retelling, and Beauty and the Beast is one of my favorites. The story form is rich emotional soil for drama and intrigue, be it Cruel Beauty, A Court of ThornsContinue reading “Retelling Beauty and the Beast”
Elise existed in the most delectable state of shame, and had only grown more succulent by the day. She would taste so pretty, writhing in pain within my grasp. And now she was out of my reach, at a hospital somewhere, from what I could gather from the man’s murky thoughts as he shuffled through her closet.