Anguish of the Minotaur

star in the labyrinth
Asterion waiting
where the stars funnel down
into the maze of the underworld
in Crete’s hollow ground

— anguish waiting

[Michael Routery is a writer and poet living in Northern California. He is the author of From the Prow of Myth, and his work can be found in a wide variety of publications, including Beatitude: 50Datura, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina devotional anthologies, Written In WineBearing TorchesUnbound, and Out of Arcadia.]

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