Calvaria

Such a juxtaposition is this. Between vibrant rock and stone, Creatures of death walk silent trails. Their feet whispering between slices of orange and striations of gold. The Calvarig. Those who worship The Gate at the end of life, Who embrace the unknown, With arms of an inhuman design. And minds connected as one part … More Calvaria

A Gathering

We alone, stand before the rising tide. A gathering of those seeking hope. Before a brewing storm, We build unions of peace. For we are of the Light, Looking forward to a day of freedom. Our cause is just as we begin the fight, The only fight worth dying for, In the name of freedom. … More A Gathering

The Occulta

Photo by Todd McKinley Sybil awoke to the sounds of birdsong. It was a strange sensation, almost foreign. How long have I been surrounded by dead stone? She opened her eyes and beheld more green than ever has been seen in her short life. A veritable sea of green stretches through the sky, with only … More The Occulta

The Devil’s Tooth

It’s said that when the light was divided from the dark, and land torn from the sea, the Darkness could not contain his jealousy. In anger, he pulled away from the light with jaws of poisonous death. The light cast him from the heavens, her scorn white hot and eternally sprung. With mouth spread wide, … More The Devil’s Tooth

Beyond The Forbidden

“Quickly now!” hissed Temporus, his voice clicking with impatience, “you see, there, the Bridge of Agrust!” Below them, the sea crashed upon jagged rocks, seething white and dark azure foam. Mareth pause for an instant, following two of the Calvarig’s slender arms. Around her, Icarus Worn, and the others stood at the edge of broken … More Beyond The Forbidden

January On The InkOwl

Welcome to January on The Ink Owl! This month will continue to have selections from my story, The Darkwell Chronicles. I’ve loved hearing feedback on such a personal story that I want to share more. Between these excerpts I have decided to feature a series of winter poems. I think the mix of these two … More January On The InkOwl