Stalked – a poem

Yesterday I wrote a few poems to cheer up your weekend.



Stalked by our own virility

The cthonic monster of fertility

Will drown us in our own flesh.


The Malthusian oceans of humanity

Riding swells of pleasure and vanity

Have snared us in its mesh.


Like a flood


The Earth

Sweeping all before it.


Like a fire


The land

Turning it to ash


Like a plague


The body

Dissolving the breath


Swamping everything

Reducing everything

Killing everything

In the pangs of pleasure.


Opher 13.4.2018

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