Death pulse

Look upon the one you love See how her beauty resonates Pay attention or you’ll miss it Day by day her light fades Until only a faint echo remains Death creeps Death seeps Death pulsates Death inculcates The ones who raised you since you were young Family surrounds you giving love Teaching you all theContinue reading “Death pulse”

Iconic vision

“Come come I will show you!” The elderly hunched-over woman said as she adjusted her head covering and took me by the hand to lead me into the Church. “Oh really, it’s okay I can find my way around!” “Nonsense! I show you, you will see the Saints. They are alive.” We had been havingContinue reading “Iconic vision”

Winter’s call

With the Winter’s chill raging like a river untamed I shake off the lethargy of Summer’s bane What awakens inside ascends as frost bitten breath Manifesting as life to some and to others as death The wintry mood is feared for its extremes of deprivation and despair Yet its forceful hyperborean dwellers are beautiful beyondContinue reading “Winter’s call”

Vespers

Cold wind flows past the dying trees in streams Taking the last leaves swiftly followed by moonbeams It is on darkening cobblestone paths that we tread Out of the approaching night’s bosom and dread To the tolling of bells do we steadfastly approach The serpent of old slithers along offering reproach Never mind his venomousContinue reading “Vespers”