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Set the Flowers On Fire

I undress myself down to the gods
lips wide open, wings unfurled,
tonight and for all
I set the flowers on fire.

I cover myself with blanket eyelids… 55 more words


Sisyphus is my Brother

Submitting my novel

Researching agents

Researching publishers

Writing queries

SASE or e-mail

Waiting for responses


And another…

And another…

Looking for a job… 22 more words

Sisyphus and His Boulder

The dream is the same every year, when I find myself alone in my state of living. It comes with certain realizations of self that are lost or broken when community and kinship re-enter my world either through desperation or tedium. 503 more words


Sisyphean Nihilism

We mitigate a meaningless existence
with the aide of our experience.
We magnify significance so to hide
our own inherent hollowness.
We facilitate those feelings that help to… 14 more words


Sisyphus and the Stone of Creation.

Whoever came up with the saying “It is easier to destroy than create.”, was certainly on to something. I believe this saying is viewed as an admonishment of human nature’s powers of destruction, but to me it glides over the Herculean tasks of creation as an afterthought. 350 more words


The Mortal Spider

‘Hear me, O Death, whose empire unconfin’d
extends to mortal tribes of ev’ry kind.
On thee, the portion of our time depends,
whose absence lengthens life, whose presence ends.’ 169 more words


Written after picking a scab and now I will bleed forever for a thousand moons until the oceans have dried up, the tectonic plates have cracked and man’s cities have crumbled to dust and alien life forms will come to our desiccated husk of a world and my scab will still be fucking bleeding. 915 more words