Over the Chasm

Things fall apart at the edges, and on approach Distortion in our vision spreads like cracks on pavement Under that splintering bridge lives a prophet...

Woodland Valley Road

Seldom lies the traveller in this place of shade Away from the road, concrete ocean he sails Today there are no ships—they wait in harbor So here he lies beneath a canopy...

Master of Ruins

It was only for a breath that I saw you Your shadow passed behind some silhouetted appliance and was gone And the words I meant to say to you sprang out across the chasm With never an inkling chance that you would ever hear them...

World of New Shadow

I drew back the curtain and there was a face in the window Staring in at my life with unblinking apathy Night’s halo around that wide-eyed smile The mouth of a fiend; he looked like he might be lonely So I invited him inside for some company...

Descent through Soundproof Shadow

She paid the ferryman with a gold coin and a lingering glance No other passengers waited to board So he pushed back from the dock into the current Sweeping down to tunnels through the red cliffs And lights deep within of something almost like a city.

Please Go Away

I think he’s laughing at me I wasn’t even sure he could see me but now I know he’s coming toward me I wish I could run but it’s too late he’s seen me if I ran he would chase me he would catch me...

Lamentation of the Flame

Here stand the worthy at a gatheringBeneath the falling sun, lost in itInoculated against decaying timeThe poison in their veins a balm of fireDrawn from a well at the world’s center.The streets of Elysium are empty tonightRivers overrun by cleansing fireScorching the sky at the backs of the gatheredWho wait out the contagion, calling uponThe... Continue Reading →

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