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”

Lethargica

Here I sit with my mouth wide open and drooling like an idiot for all to see. I can’t really remember when the sleeping sickness claimed its victory. I was energetic, driven, hopeful and full of passion to put the world aright When I slowly yet surely witness with indifference, my endeavors set alight. IContinue reading “Lethargica”

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”

Reflections by the fire Deux

“My old friend I hope you know just how truly cherished these times by the firelight are for me.” I said, watching a smoke ring slowly ascend into the dimly lit study. “Yes it is for me as well.” “Speaking of cherished things I was reflecting the other day on ghosts.” “Oh?” “Yes, you see,Continue reading “Reflections by the fire Deux”

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”