Oracula Tacita

by flammeusgladius

Oracula Tacita

 

 

 

 

 

 

We see you coming and we know your plan.

The oracles are dumb because of you

Who offer us, as Most High God, a man.

You would unmake our other customs, too.

But the response that we give to your cue

Will not be what your comfort might prefer.

Jealously, we will clasp our gods anew.

Our iron strength we’ll hoard and reassure.

Then to the beasts with you!  We know the cure

For foreign gods who do not know their place.

The Druids are no more the lords they were.

You too now, for the whole hurt human race,

We shall undo.  Behold our victory!

(But why cannot the oracles agree?)

 

 

 

 

 

–Tom Riley