Along with Pompeii, the smaller but wealthier Roman town of Herculaneum was buried and preserved when Mt. Vesuvius erupted. Here it speaks.
“If god is unjust | the world is a prison with no reward.”
A young man gets a glimpse into the literal and figurative top of society and finds it wanting.
Rhyme and repetition create an atmosphere and a personal energy.
Life and death are the symmetry of nature.
A personal description of dawn over an awaiting surf.
The poet contemplates the death of a stranger.