Perfect Date by DJ Tyrer


Dating apps were never a success
Blind dates might be better unseen
And, working alone in his basement
Meant no co-workers to romance
But, he was determined to find love
Attain the perfect date, lover, wife
Set about dating with a frenzy
Certain it could be done
A trail of bloody corpses in his wake
Parts taken and stitched together
To create his perfect bride


DJ Tyrer dwells on the northern shore of the Thames estuary, close to the world’s longest pleasure pier in the decaying seaside resort of Southend-on-Sea, and is the person behind Atlantean Publishing. They studied history at the University of Wales at Aberystwyth and have worked in the fields of education and public relations. When not writing, they enjoy roleplaying, wargaming, and the arcane art of conlanging. DJ’s poems have been published in The Rhysling Anthology 2016, and issues of CyaeghaEnchanted ConversationThe HorrorzineIllumenScifaikuestSirens CallSpectral RealmsStar*Line, and Tigershark. The e-chapbook One Vision is available from Tigershark Publishing’s websiteSuperTrump and A Wuhan Whodunnit are available to download from the Atlantean Publishing website.

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Published 2/10/22


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