Descant

I stood there, feet on the white and brown tile, arms resting along the smooth hand rail overlooking the plaza. So many people, walking to and from their favorite stores. Some alone, others with others, children running and screaming. I look on as I see people holding hands with people that matter to them, and […]

Volsung

Fear not for the hour of your doom is set and none may escape it. This adage has been passed down throughout time by my ancestors. To some, it may seem rather nihilistic for if we are destined to fall why bother living? Why trouble ourselves in doing anything at all when none of it […]

Unshelled

An antimony core housed in a jacket of copper. A powder as dark as the shores of Iceland and a primer that grants the life-giving spark, to be expulsed from a lubricated chamber to ensure maximum accuracy. Unlimited potential all packed tightly in a 9 millimeter shell. But let us not fool ourselves. The intent […]

Transient

What are you afraid of, young one? That maybe, for once in your life, you’ve found happiness? Do you fear losing it? Good. That is how you know it matters, how special and fragile it is. Does that mean to forsake it? Of course not. Let yourself feel the power of this love, let this […]

Sanguine

“What makes you write the things you do about her?”, asked Time. A long sigh escaped my mouth. How could I possibly even┬ábegin to explain that? I would need an inordinate amount of time to barely scratch the surface about you, and even then, it would not be time enough. The way you look when […]

Reprieve

The rumble of thunder passes by overhead. The clouds break screaming as lightning rends the sky. The Earth grows to a fever pitch challenging the Sky above. The heavens consumed in rage hurl bolts of blistering bitterness upon the callous Earth setting fire to His works. Thrice does she strike and thrice does he respond […]

Ebon

Must I show you? Walk with me, won’t you? You believe to know me, all that I was all that I am all that I will be. But you haven’t the slightest idea. I am the result of a thousand loves that have spanned across the ages. The blood of my ancestors courses through my […]