Paul StJohn Mackintosh

Writing * Poetry * Dark Fiction * Weird * Fantastic * Horror * Fantasy * Science Fiction * Literature

New poem

The Stylites

The pillar saints dot buttes throughout
the Meteora, each stylite
halfway to Heaven, beyond doubt
or sighting by theodolite;

strait faith founded on a rock
in mid-air, boosted to the light
above the clouds, flown with the flock
of St Thanos the Meteorite.