It's Mental Health Awareness Month. Here's a poem about the value of human life, written many years ago when I was in a very dark place. The goal of this work is to discourage suicide and address clinical depression.
The Siren-Song’s Grand Promenade
I consider this poem a prelude to Odysseus’s return from Troy, and I place it chronologically between the events of the Trojan War and his encounter with the sirens.
Of Monsters and Men and the Arts
A poem about art and the human condition.