storypoems

18
Aug

Prophecy

The poet had gone insane. Ingesting a chemical substance believed by pundits of religious esoterica to be the forbidden route to God. Discovered near a …

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06
Aug

Prayer

At the edge of a cliff lived a man who sang praises to the wind. What kept him alive was the desire to reach the …

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23
Jul

Omniscience

On route to experience the paranormal, I walked for days through a downpour of incessant wind and rain, climbing out of the storm by traversing …

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02
Jul

Blame

Three men sat at a table to analytically dissect the reasons for their lives going to hell. After numerous drinks and several helpings of the …

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03
Jun

Devices

I was detained and held captive by a man who sought to conquer the world. He had stockpiled an arsenal of weapons dating back to …

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14
May

Oscillations

Of little substance, autonomous worlds of spinning matter interacting within a predominately empty space is who and what we are, she said. We were on …

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06
May

Clay

His body displaced the air as he walked along a sunlit path and questioned the worth of his existence. What if anything would he leave …

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23
Apr

Blur

He drove himself too fast. His life was a blur, punctuated by moments of clarity. At the altar, his wives, in the honeymoon suites, the …

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09
Apr

Attributes

She was a woman of incomplete mind. She formed her thoughts then her words with deliberate care. The skill of communicating with a precise formula …

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01
Apr

Dementia

What he wanted most was to save lives but in the end he could not even save his own. People arrived with their tattered minds …

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