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Hammer and Flame

summoned from fitful sleep

a chilling skin-crawl

strokes my neck,

the gods are to fight

and require audience

I’m to bear witness to

their warring quarrel,

other passive bodies peer

through unlit apertures

like ghouls, motionless

all subpoenaed to attend

this heinous bout,

in a speculative flash


white, negative, black


the thunder gods attack


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Question Marks?

I'm a Tuesday’s child, born

the 289th day of that year,

the sign of the rabbit marks me

as balanced, fair-minded,

the books, if they are to be

believed, list me as perceptive

kind and self-assured,

was I built from day-one

character traits already set?

did I not have a say, or

an option in how I would

navigate through my own lifetime?

do invisible strings con...

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