Category Archives: Poetry

Poem for Mother’s Day

Homage for A Mother Has one of us his strength more nobly spent Than she who safeguards one whom God has sent And rather than to honours men can give Attains to help this lesser wight to live And service … Continue reading

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From the Undercroft

(originally posted 9 Oct 2011 in Kingdom of Horror vol. 7: Poetry) (in anapestic tetrameter: ––+––+––+––+) Late a breath stirs from deep in the chill undercroft But say who, after dusk, could make breath so to waft? Eft a scratch … Continue reading

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The escort: a poem

I just finished the first draft of the following poem, on which I’ve been working for the last few weeks. The escort I’ve hungered since I first laid eyes Upon thy malice, lusts, and lies To let my scythe blade … Continue reading

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