A Drownin’ Man

I’m runnin’ from the hounds bare foot, dogs got my scent. I hear the warden’s call and the clank of his metal stick. They gonna beat me, rope me, take me down to the river to drown my sins away. O lord, where art thou? Now that your Shepard has bloodied the lamb, do you […]

Dream Girl

Every night I close my eyes, I see my dream girl. She appears in the light of the moon, With skin of shining alabaster. Her mouth is the shape of a bow And stained the crimson of a rose. Her eyes watch me With the intensity of a hawk. I can’t look away from her […]