You are the ink of my words, their blood.
Inside of me
Suck in every
Sound and sight
That dares disturb
I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.
Quetzalcoatl- “feathered serpent”
The wise maintain a light, a torch, a stout torch that does not smoke;
A perforated mirror,
A mirror pierced on both sides.
His are the black and red ink,
His are the illustrated manuscripts….
He himself is writing and wisdom.
To be free.
How can I
A fire that’s
So far away
*Zarqa al Yamama- a blue-eyed woman with exceptional intuition, keen sight, and ability to predict events before they happened. Zarqa’s tribe relied on her powers in detecting enemies and defending their land. (pre-Islamic Arabian myth)
He smells doom
Before the eyes
Can see it.
Of flesh and
Is so easily