The Book of M, Chapter IV

RISE

1.

There whispered through
M words as
deserved as block ice.

More swift
than a weaver’s shuttle.

Nothing can excuse the truth.

2.

“I have no friends.

The day has come to
inhabit
a forgotten cemetery.

The first chapter of
my death is
to live under the shadow.”

3.

 

“A grave never seen.

A mission unfulfilled.

I must follow
day and night into chaos.

Adrift. Abandoned. Slipping
past.”

4.

“With the disguise
of St. Or,

in a country foreign
to me, I became

the companion of
the governor

and had the key to his office.”

 

To be continued…

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