ignis fatuus

Enveloped in a cocoon Safe in a protective crowd Intent in this technique Forever shielding himself Lost in glorified illusion To keep from coming apart His ugly unknown truth Self-serving lies A knife looming Forever in darkness Threatening to shred Threadbare foundation Alone in the corner When everyone has gone Haunted by echoes Broken wailingContinue reading “ignis fatuus”

Imitation of Life

Alas the emotional storm has subsided And once more the predator preys Assuming a false identity So as to bask in the wake Of his disease and destruction To see in an image To read within a word Anything resembling him Proof he had been there Touched Taken Given Forsaken Succumbing once more To thisContinue reading “Imitation of Life”