image courtesy hot-metal.net   Dunk me into the water Under the crystalline depths Between life and death I am born anew. Take it all The pain The regret The sorrow The depression The scarlet cloak of sin. I am drenched in blood which is not mine The burden of a life I was not supposed […]

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Gentile Sinner

I was there, And I was nought. The night the elder son lost his birthright, Esau for a plate of stew. I was there, And I was nought, When his ligaments were broken, His lungs perforated, Even as he was a corpse. I was there, And I was nought, As he showed Caesar’s face, And […]

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Death of a God

I saw him. He did signs and wonders. Magic? He held the faith of a people. Demagogues of centuries laid bare. He spoke of many things. Truth? Blasphemy decried. He was put away. Flogged. The tip of the whip supersonic. A half ton. Dead tree. Borne on torn muscles. Such strength. Superhuman? But. When the […]

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