Stalked – a poem

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

Stalked

 

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

Inundating

The Earth

Sweeping all before it.

 

Like a fire

Consuming

The land

Turning it to ash

 

Like a plague

Infecting

The body

Dissolving the breath

 

Swamping everything

Reducing everything

Killing everything

In the pangs of pleasure.

 

Opher 13.4.2018

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