Atlas Tripped

I don’t often write poetry these days so, please, don’t measure everything I write based on this piece. I call it “Atlas Tripped.”

O’ how mighty Atlas has fallen,
how he has been crushed under the weight of the globe.
The thunderbolt pressed to his temple,
the flames of Hades licking at his heels.
No man, no god, no titan could ever shoulder such burden.
No poet could ever pen his pain and his weariness.
Behold, mighty Atlas has fallen,
but he will rise again.


About Danno

Dan Lee is a horror fiction fiend, freelance writer and photographer living in the outer edge of a large, southern metropolis. His stories, articles, and photos have been featured in several ‘zines and websites and his fiction and other prose continues to be developed through this blog.
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