New poetry from Featured Artist Jessica Drake-Thomas

Today we have a stunning new poem from our Featured Artist, Jessica Drake-Thomas. Enjoy these haunting words, wildlings!

Photo by Jeppe Hove Jensen on Unsplash

Suspiria Speaks

What I hope his last words are,
uttered as he lays on death’s bed,
parchment pale:
My daughter, firstborn—
my sin.

She’s the curse
I doused upon the world.

He will fade away,
his face to the sun.
The only thing left—

a cold hard stone
which doesn’t exist.