Mentum Caduca

eyes like fire
and heart like frost
mind of mire
soul exhaust

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Infelix Lignum

Impaléd thrice doth blood flow. 
‘For man which doth cause all woe!’

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Slumber

…to leave reality
and sty to fantasy
Oh the bliss of slumber
‘tis jovial wonder!

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But a Worm

Who am I to thee draw nigh?
and who am I that thou wouldst die?

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Guilt

What have mine hands wrought?
Light away and darkness brought?
Am I become mad?
Alack, mine hands are red clad?

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L’insomnie

The dreamless state be a mighty foe. /
O good Lord do grant it a great below; /
Send forth thy ministers of fierce flame /

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Overhaste

Impatience is a poison. /
‘Tis a cloud that covers wit. /
It converts sense to chaos /
And teareth cool temp’rance down.

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My Beloved

There is a woman in a distant land,
Far in the forests of Acadia,
Who possesseth both beauty and wisdom.
The locks of her hair are fabulous flames

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The Solitude of Night

O the silence was loud, nay, blaring /
Whereupon every sound thereafter /
could only be likened to thunder /
Alack the torture of frozen time! /
and the ardent boredom of black night!

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