Epiphany in Violet

The pallor of indifference
is pierced
in strike to the senses
allured by pretenses to
stupor
as violet epiphany
pricks
all illusory truth in me
divulging veracity
forsooth
that the weak
become
that which they are told
desperate and
old

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6 thoughts on “Epiphany in Violet

    • Thanks, Bentley– I had considered working ‘violent’ into the piece in a repetition of the ‘violet epiphany’ line, but ultimately decided against it. It’s good to know that the sentiment remained. And how strange, to think of it, that we both thought of this…

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