INSTINCTS #27:‘Equipment Checklist (for a Yōkai P.I.’s Stakeout from behind a High Privacy Fence)’ by John H. Dromey

New haiku (with illustration) by John H. Dromey! Enjoy 🙂

Equipment Checklist

(for a Yōkai P.I.’s Stakeout from behind a High Privacy Fence)

John H. Dromey

Sticking her neck out.

The rokurokubi said

Scratch the periscope


John H. Dromey was born in northeast Missouri, USA. He enjoys reading—mysteries in particular—and writing in a variety of genres. His short fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Stupefying Stories ShowcaseThriller Magazine, Unfit Magazine, and elsewhere.

Work Published with INSIGNIA STORIES

Japanese Fantasy Drabbles (Insignia Drabbles Vol.1.)

Southeast Asian Fantasy Drabbles (Insignia Drabbles Vol.2.)

Mythical Creatures of Asia (Insignia Drabbles Vol.3.)

‘Dream Sequence’, Castles & Kimono (Insignia Series Vol.8)


Horror Matsuri #3 / Instincts (poetry) #11: ‘Spooky Yuki-onna’ by John H. Dromey

Horror Matsuri #9 / Instincts (poetry) #14: ‘A Yōkai’s Haiku Halloween abroad’ by John H. Dromey

#16 ‘Casting Call for a Method Actor’ by John H. Dromey (December 17th, 2020)

#17 ‘Hot Pursuit Goes Underground, Hostage Unharmed’ by John H. Dromey (January 14th, 2021)

#26:  ‘Torrid Turnabout’ by John H. Dromey (August 12, 2021)

Check out the latest release in our Insignia Drabbles series!

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Submit to our INSTINCTS poetry series here: SUBMISSIONS (poetry).

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