The Wolf Shepherd.

By TheProphetUntold


He is the demon.

Pacing the brink of the horizon,
where the pastures meet the heavens,
cloaked in the fire of the setting sun.

Arms wide in the inferno's embrace,
as he closes the flock's timid gaze.

Herald, of the harvest's last reaping.
Advancing, the cliffside shores, weeping.
Incinerating, the flocks, leaping.

He is the coming storm.

Standing amongst the pyres, swearing an undying oath,
unto every star at the gates of the cosmos.

"From shore to burning shore, I shall bring an end.
So that which is ash, might be beautiful again."


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Copyright 2010 He Who Shall Not Bleed
Published on Sunday, November 21, 2010.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: When I sit here in this dark, sharpening my tools & s.words, I recall this wicked wonder...I have read it innumerable times & keep it in the back of my mind & near to the hidden thorns in my soul. I, as well as many others, are anticipating your 'autumnal awakening'...yes, sir, I am looking forward to seeing the dark.

  • A former member wrote: Cathartic, indeed.

  • Malice In Wonderland On Friday, April 1, 2011, Malice In Wonderland (1025)By person wrote:

    And the last few lines were perfect... I think I'm done now. Scholar

  • Malice In Wonderland On Friday, April 1, 2011, Malice In Wonderland (1025)By person wrote:

    Okay, so this can only be commentless because either nobody knows what the fuck to write... which is what my issue is, or nobody has read it... this is vivid and breathtaking...'insert cliche here...' Scholar

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