Alexander Blum is the author of 21st Century Slave, a novel based on the incarceration of a man he met while studying English in Buffalo, New York. He writes fiction, political essays and philosophy, and is currently studying Christian Hermeticism and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. His website, www.alexanderblum.net, is concerned with the melding of religion, politics, and philosophy into a worldview that transcends postmodernism and resurrects the old myths with new eyes.
June 20, 2017
He stood upon an old skull, and he crushed it under his dark heel. A snake was inside it, and its blood seeped into the ground. He stood in the crater where Gods went to die, the valley without light where a bloated Leviathan would rest upon the ground, and spears piercing its belly beneath dark clouds, the sun would turn away in time for it to rot and die. In its carcass, in its open bones a new God would form, a new rotten Beast to occupy the holy Throne….