Blood-spattered - my inheritance,

from ancestors I wanted to surpass,

except in lust of evil they knew.


An inventory I took of my body,

scarred and unclean,

with fangs and hands for ripping.

Muscles love-less and slick,

only to withstand pain through an odd sort of training.


All this to house my character.


----October 27-8, 2017, Pasadena, California