Stories for SupperShe heard the roar of the monster long before she knew what was set free. She saw men, women, and children fleeing the shores, trying to escape the beast that was leaping up from the waters, brought forth by its handler's desire to thwart even his own men.
The monster was hungry. And she heard where it would taste its first meal.
Alexandria was burning.
Chiton tied hastily at her waist, she ran heavily towards the shores where the boats were set alight, feet noisily slapping the stones that were laid down for streets. She had heard the people shrieking in terror as the fires set spread. She had heard the famished flames were tearing up the docks, ripping ships to bits and making its way to taste of some of Egypt's finest feast. Words of the mind. Food for the soul. And enough papyrus to cause ash to coat the vibrant city she found in chaos now.
The Library of Alexandria was burning.
Heart working hard to keep up with her body, she pushed through the crazed masses that sought to free th
EvictionGrind my heels and saw my bones,
Find comfort in these shattered homes.
Eviction notice on the door
don't notice I'm not here no more.
Monsters squat on my domain,
pitched tents on uneven terrain.
They play with dolls and pick my brain
and sing in hard, drunken refrain.
When tired, they'll lay me down to sleep,
and, in dreams, celebrate defeat
of folks that shoved them 'neath the bed,
said hush, little one, now they're dead.
Purge those who dwelt here, well before
we know what those deep breaths were for.
We pushed hard, they pushed harder,
locked up up, food in the larder.
Watch your mouth, lest you show teeth
to those with fangs who lie beneath
the mattress, upon which you have slumbered.
Back your bags, you are outnumbered.
Home taken, it's not yours no more,
the house where monsters squat at your door.
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