Ode to Gorey - in 100 words

"Everyone has a dark side - a depraved edge held at bay through concentrated effort, religious beliefs, moral fortitude, or some combination of all three." ~Me  

Children experiment with inflicting pain.  Adults dream of road rage fueled battles to the death.  Even the sweetest, silver-haired grandma has fantasies about poisoning the church choir with arsenic dusted cookies if she hears that wretched hymn just one more time.

From birth to death we fight the urge to succumb to these desires.
Unthinkable deeds normally only committed in the deepest recesses of the mind make for horrific crimes, terrifying nightmares, or…

…great writing.