Poem: Corrupted

The guilty soul fears silence, The proud heart cannot sleep, Not a smile in envy was, Ever more than just skin deep.   The bitter soul devours, Yet still he wastes away, The thankless man is blinded, Though he walks in light of day.   The stingy soul will wither, The angry heart goes mad,... Continue Reading →

Christmas Poem: The Old Wise Man

On a still and warm Arabian night, An old man gazed at the sky, And recalled the events of his many long years, Replaying them there in his mind.   He’d travelled, and learned, and served under kings, No stranger to royalty’s halls, But of all the memories lighting his thoughts, There was one that... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Inferno

In Part One of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, Dante is lost in a forest and confronted by three vicious beasts. Unable to pass them, he retreats and finds himself in frightening darkness. Seeing a shadowy figure, he calls for help. The mystery person reveals himself to be the poet Virgil, sent to guide Dante on... Continue Reading →

Sin

What lies in wait, digging deep holes, Stalking in shadows, preying on souls?   A smooth hand that could not lie, Beckons with promise while blinding the eyes. A soothing voice sings aloud, And drowns the echoes of ancient howls. Sleight of reason, minds are eased, All while shackling hands and feet.   And so... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑