The legend of the Drowned God and his sacrifice for humanity.
"Daddy, where's my face?" It's behind that bottle, dear. "Daddy, where's my face?" Now it's hid behind your ear. "Daddy, where's my face?" Up upon the mantlepiece. "Daddy, where's my face?" Now it's underneath the fleece. "Daddy, where's my face?" Safe within my memory. "Daddy, where's my face?" It's nowhere that I can see. "Daddy, … Continue reading “Daddy, Where’s My Face?”
The dogs of war are coming They roam the streets at night Marking out their territory Before the coming light Their teeth are made of daggers Their claws are made of steel They roam around the neighborhood Looking for a meal ------------------------------------------------ This poem was inspired by a pack of dogs roaming my neighborhood in … Continue reading The Dogs of War
They came for us in the night with slender fingers that gripped our arms and escorted us to a new location. Large eyes shone with the knowledge of centuries as they laid us on tables that descended from pristine ceilings. The air was neither cold, nor warm, and we had no concerns about our lack … Continue reading An Encounter
A dozen alarms echoed through the small vessel, and the console lights were blinking at an alarming rate. Avari scrambled to keep up, but there was nothing to be done. Her pod was going down, and, in the darkness of deep space, Avari would go with it. "Shit, shit, shit." She could see a planetoid … Continue reading Mermaids of Space
I love the smell of salami in the evening. It's rich, salty, and reminds me of a time when I was afraid of the person I am now. My date looks fabulous in his corduroy pants, Turtleneck sweater, black-rimmed glasses, And a bit of mustard in his beard. I order my sandwich and sit across … Continue reading A Quiznos Romance
Mommy, mommy, hold me tight As I cry throughout the night. Make me feel all safe and sound In this family I have found. Hold my hand and keep me near, For I am full of doubt and fear. Promise that I am here to stay, And that you won't give me away. Be my … Continue reading Mommy: a poem