LUCIUS: REDUX

by Gary Jurechka   Aug 16, 2007


In fading bloody embers
I carve my name
into the eternal blue air
in enlightened angelic script
as my soul cries out
for all I am.

August 15, 2007

(NOTE: Many readers, editors, friends, etc. have asked me about my Lucius poems. I came across the name when younger, it means 'of the light', and I liked that concept. The Lucius poems are usually short pieces and they have great personal meaning to me in many aspects. They are among my favorite poems I've written and have been well recieved and published in various chapbooks and small press literary magazines. There are 15 Lucius poems, a series of maxims entitled the Proverbs Of Lucius(which also has 15 parts) and various other poems most with the subtitle (A Lucius Poem)).

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  • 9 years ago

    by Nix

    Fantastic poem, short but so impressing. I like everything about it, well done! I really love the way you wrote it, so deep and you said many things with just a few words.

  • 10 years ago

    by Gasttlee

    Your use of imagery was well placed in this one! 5/5

  • 10 years ago

    by Wake

    Truly felt it from this one..
    an amazing write..
    such descriptively short and so beautiful.. AMAZING

    ~Wake~

  • 10 years ago

    by Mo

    Short and powerful. I like the words you chose to use and the imagry it gives. Cant wait for you to write more Gary! :)

    Mo

  • 10 years ago

    by Lost Soul 691

    "In fading bloody embers" ... the word choice is perfection! Excellent write.