The Black Owl

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All the Answers

From the start of the first arising day,

The clamoring call of life unheard,

The Riddler says much but tells nothing.


The one to know it all,

The time to take a fall,

For the one who knows all the answers.


Wisdom unseen by those who pray,

The fluttering hearts of weak hummingbirds,

Bloodstained gold is still worth something.


The one to wish for kingdom come,

The foreseen way to succumb,

For the one who knows all the answers.


Wishful lust,

A wondrous game,

In a mad prophet's mind,

All these dead children blind,

Unable to tame,

Skeleton key of rust.

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