tenebraed to a
to atrocity sprigs spraying irradiated rampage-rain
a smolder soused in Armageddon
a solder smoldering
I walk the children down the valley for morning prayers. Our passage is blocked by the faceless & torn.
We return the way we came.
sizzling viper bellies rot the corridors, skirt perimeters, practice venom-conservation, prepare for unilateral stabs while eviscerate crows glob hackneyed asphalt
crimson craws the land
“Can’t you see how tender I am,” Themistocles responded.
astern-yank-debris models untethered adumbrations, oscillative chelae crunch toward Bethlehem
the defined encases the suds of the ill-defined
griddling in the abracadabra of possum tooth, of a
vexed carcasses spleen these ash-gory days of diminutive sleight,
of necrotic dawns