Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

It's been another brilliant week on the site, with lots of new members (a big welcome!) and some great work from our regulars.

Story of the Week goes to Charlie77's 'Beauty'.  Good horror is as much about the journey to the denoument as the end itself, and there's a lot more to it  than just chills.  This one has sadness, love and bewilderment, as well as a genuine freeze down the spine:

Poem of the Week is 'New World' by onemorething.  It's a beautifully written voyage of wonder, magic, and fear.  You'll find yourself coming back to this one, and getting more and more out of it with each read:

This week's Inspiration Point is here: