We quest in this world following the roaring of the loud abysses that contain calamities
We anticipate will simplify our pain, but these abysses contaminate
Our sorrows, deepening them bottomless. The mysteries of Life, if to be solved
Or narrowed, are abysses masked in insignificance.
S. B. Terebinth (@terriblebinth) is a high school teacher in Las Vegas, NV. They have been published in La Piccioletta Barca and have poems forthcoming in Cathexis Northwest Press and After the Pause.