The Ancient Modern

Mortal  /  Joshua Alan Sturgill

Time the infinite 
fracturing &

Space the endless 
dissipation

           of Eternity— 

the distortion
wrought by Death

on the Image of God.
Time & Space

           are Adam

broken, darkened &
dissolved.  All

we know, we know
only from within

          a septic wound


All poetry and supplementary material: copyright 2021 by Joshua Alan Sturgill. All rights reserved.

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