Welcome back. Here is the penultimate Ozlem Yikici and Richard Ankers Halloween collaboration. We genuinely hope you like it. Please don’t forget to check out A Poet’s Journey @ www.scribblingink.wordpress.com. Thank you.
Jagged lightening forks the sky
As grumbling gods make presence felt.
Obsidian night in temporary light
Hides shadows otherwise lost,
And I know what it is to fear!
I cower under the gods growing reign
Onyx pulsating across my skin
Poison intoxicating my mind
My darkest recesses brought out to shine,
How that fear attacks black sublime.
Sweat rolling across polished skin
To cascade from hands and jaw
As crack of blistering heavenly pain
Seek out my mind and tired body
And resistance weakens, strength diminishes
In a bottomless pit I’m sinking
Sand quickening under my worn feet
My tossed and ruptured body, fleeing
For what I truly must, I succumb
Flanks of mine, stripped from…
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