Deep- A Poem for Speakeasy

This is my entry for the speakeasy competition #161, Deep. . The clouds shifted, casting an ominous shadow on the ground. The shadow deepened, darkened became solid, became absent. A hole in the earth reaching in coring out a void…

Happy Lemuralia

Today is an ancient Roman festival¬†(actually, the last day of a five-day holiday), known as Lemuralia. This was the Roman equivalent of Halloween, essentially. The point of the holiday was to appease and ward off the unquiet dead, known as…