Digital Relics

Rushing in to find things hidden in the dust

digital relics left behind to waste away

to rust in the rain coming through a broken ceiling

even as their voices speak in monotones

repetitious stories of a long lost origin

under a different sky than these tattered clouds above

Soft was the light that kissed the beginning

and so dark the shadows that shroud this end

following the leader on a march down to silence

and soft wonder at these new hands

caressing faces worn by time and dust

whispering a promised end to shadow

and a caravan to carry them out into the rain

What kind of music do you listen to when you’re writing? If you listen to any at all, that is!

Photo by Tina Rataj-Berard on Unsplash

4 thoughts on “Digital Relics

      1. I suppose time period, location, characters, and theme play a big role. It’s usually random music that inspires my writing and not something I picked specifically to help in the process.

        You can’t go wrong with that Chilled Cow station though. I agree that it’s easy to disappear into.

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