Poetry

The Skeleton Man

They came from behind a rain of fire and four-pointed steel. Marched and brandished their stone-sharpened blades. Brought the end of hope as the sun wept and bowed to the night, boots stained in mud and merciless victory ordered by their generals: One of creatureous eyes and the sting of a whip. Another with a… Continue reading The Skeleton Man

Poetry

A Pair of Poems for a Pair of 20s

So, I entered a 2020 poem into a Haiku contest, and if you'd like to read my Haiku and vote for it, you can do so at this link: https://woobox.com/y4vanc/gallery/GOZOAkihblg Also, I really didn't write much of this second poem; it's more of an alternate take on a prayer. It popped into my head recently,… Continue reading A Pair of Poems for a Pair of 20s

Poetry

My Secret

I have a secret. My secret is this: I can see into every universe there ever was and ever will be. I can see all possibilities and all their respective outcomes. And in every universe, every version of me will always choose you. Every day. Only you.

Poetry

Menace

Every so often, I like to imagine a trailer for a film that I would reboot or remake. If handed the keys to Lucasfilm, I would absolutely remake the Star Wars Prequels. Below is my imagined trailer narration, in poem form, for a remake of Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Can you guess which characters… Continue reading Menace

Poetry

Watching

It’s not the outside world I fear most; it’s the inside one, the one so near that disturbs me. Everything burns. The heart. The soul. The thoughts that can find no solace in a world drenched with blood and flame and not a cloud in the sky to rain down purifying waters so desperately needed.… Continue reading Watching