Swallow the Horizon

All of humanity begins and ends feeling only desire We want for food, shelter, water, crawling in the mire We grope in endless black clinging to each other Hoping for comfort only when not killing one another Some refuse the abyss in favor of hard upward ascent While others disbelieving in peaks elect for eternalContinue reading “Swallow the Horizon”

Dead On Arrival

I smiled as my blood poured out of me The wounds gushing forth life effortlessly The priest frantically sewing me together Neverminding my body now light as a feather My soul slowly leaving as the light of my eyes dies I found the death’s truths easier to bear than life’s lies So I gave upContinue reading “Dead On Arrival”

The Future Was Too Late

Would that the world’s weariness would cease That life would be left to herself in silent peace Ne’er a day goes by without the scream of death Ne’er an hour when we can’t feel it’s hot breath In what book does a spell lay to end this pain? Bearded men searched the centuries all inContinue reading “The Future Was Too Late”

Spirit of the Wood

I had entered the Forgotten Forest days ago wandering farther into its interior than any man before me ever had. But it wasn’t for courage that I pushed on. It was for fear. I wasn’t an intrepid explorer of new worlds. I was a fugitive on the run from Death herself. I had pulled offContinue reading “Spirit of the Wood”

The Land

I approach your dwelling oh so cautiously while still holding back You beckoned with promises of living forever and ever without lack So beautiful is the land you inhabit, warm and full of life Can I really count myself here among those with no strife? If you don’t mind may I bleed on your fieldsContinue reading “The Land”

To far greener lands I go

It is to far greener lands that I go Away from all that I think I know To the lands only hinted of in my purest of dreams Where death is forgotten and all is just as it seems I will travel light not bringing anything of my past I only need a view ofContinue reading “To far greener lands I go”

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”