Wonder

We no longer notice what once a god was once he’s no longer so. Once a god, the intensity of men’s fears and passions and joys and endless repetitive bloody sacrifice – All were yours – Mankind’s attention enraptured in full, and temples built over eons all across the globe again and again. Now the …

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Hardly

I can hardly give voice to all the little pinpricks of horror that make up the moments hour by the hour, and finally bleed our soul dry: from a war waged without remorse, to an abused child without recourse; from nightmares that haunt the little, to teeth that bite agony; from the life that ends …

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Heritage

How I hark to hear you speak – O!, as the Hyacinth’s name warbles in my throat, so any sound I make of you is a holy thing – not that you are holy, Dear, no saint art thou in the wild waste of life. But you and I might ordain each other, make a …

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Newer Gods

For ages the gods have been our guiding light – Our Polaris, a fixed star in the night. And the Powers have departed not our vale; They have changed garments behind the veil, And appear now as a steelish power Of an intractable pattern of matter. They are the march of unyielding fate, The deities …

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