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 →

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