What was before The universe was created? Was God alone? Exasperated? Before the universe There was nothing My mind can’t take it There had to have been something! Our small brains Can’t comprehend The beginning Any more than the end God was alone In an all-dark zone Losing his mind Before there was light Now his piggies We get fucked with Raped and insane Then done away with! God’s a writer And we’re protagonists The book’s hell-on-earth All around us: antagonists! The epilogue’s Hell After many spells On our heads From Satanists
A. R. Braun is the author of the novels, Dogman of Illinois, Heaven’s Witches, Autonomy, The Not and Only Women in Hell, as well as the short-story collections, Insanity, Horrorbook: Twenty-Two Tales of Terror, Grimoire, and the novella, 66SICK (purchase on amazon). He became interested in horror when he read “The Telltale Heart” as an assignment in high school. By the time he was eighteen, he had the whole Stephen King collection and started writing short stories for friends and family. His main goal was to put together a heavy-metal band, and he spent many years working blue-collar jobs and seeking out musicians, but never fell in with the right kind of guys.
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