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Kutulu Rising

That ancient lord of the depths
whose call to chaos
lies within the visage
of pitch black eyes
and scaly
pale green flesh,
that father of an eldritch
alien existence.

Surpassed only by the horrors
of his mother-lover.
At once, my vision split
and though my eyes never departed
from those inky pools embedded deep
in the structure of
this infamous cephalopod.

Witnessed at once,
a descent from hazy white mists
unseen layers surrounding
our rocky atmosphere
that fill the void
between heaven and earth
equally as valid as the second sight.
Revealing his ascent
a rising tumult
bubbling and scorching the seas
on his journey
from below the murky depths
during the scaling of Sirius.

One of many celestial signs
to herald
the coming reign of anarchy.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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Katie Anderson is a historian and poet, living in the Saint Louis area. She has been published in Faerie Nation Mag, In The Write Mind at Central Florida Community College, and LitMag at the University of Missouri. She currently holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in History from the University of Missouri – Saint Louis. She is deeply passionate about the study of mythology and the afterlife. She enjoys thinking outside of the box, and experimenting with epic and narrative poetry. more…

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