The fourth instalment in the Yellow Leaves series, consists of poetry by DS Davidson. It was released in February 2013 and features cover art is by AC Evans. The title of the collection is A Terrible Thing, referring to Hebrews 10:31 as quoted in the title of the first poem in the collection and referenced in the next two poems.
- It is a terrible thing to fall into the hands of the Living God
- Living God Haiku
- Words of the Yellow King
- Yellow Ways
- The King In Tatters
- I Am Not Insane
- Hali Haiku
The title inspired that of the 2016 anthology, A Terrible Thing.