Apotheosis

I knew from the moment I darkened the doorway I found my purpose for being. For God or the devil who can say? But my vision went red and I was all-seeing. The churches will shatter at the foundations and the temples will fall. I will be there to watch the masses flee in terror,Continue reading “Apotheosis”

Lazarus

Lying dead awake in the cold seclusion of the tomb The perverse inverse of the innocence in the womb How long has it been, Lord? How much more time can I afford? Didn’t I deny you when I was living my life in times past? When the faith of my fathers was considered only lastContinue reading “Lazarus”

TELOS

“I can feel the rhythm of the hooves in my heart. Beating like war drums steadily guiding me on. The horse’s galloping is my lullaby throughout this hostile wood. Fog’s rising mist bathes the leaves and muddy soil beneath my beast. Darkened woods with the chill of a pale and anemic daylight envelope my existence.Continue reading “TELOS”

Double Helix

How long has it been, love? My heart cries “too long!” My head sighs “not long enough.” Is everything perfect for you now? Have all the pieces fallen into place? Yeah, me either. You seem disappointed in me. You thought by now I’d be “free.” Free of the archaic superstition. Taking up rank with theContinue reading “Double Helix”