The Antichrist EffectIf the flap of butterfly wingsThe Antichrist Effect5 days ago in Free Verse More Like This
can change the world,
how much more can the thoughts of an eleven year-old boy--
Satan-spawned, yet raised as human
and empowered by friendship?
Adam envelops his hometown in love,
and manifests his potential
through snow at Christmastime and perfect summer afternoons.
Through the arrival of one small dog,
his destiny is disclosed.
He creates signs and portents as defined
by the New Aquarian Digest:
Capsized Trawler Blamed on Kraken!
Frog-like Alien Shares Message of World Peace!
Nuclear Plant Powers On Without Uranium!
Risen Atlantis Disrupts Sea Levels!
Tunneling Tibetans Emerge in Oxfordshire!
END TIMES! The Apocalypse is Nigh!
Confirmed by the requisite showers of fish.
Suddenly, Armageddon is Destination Central.
A quartet of Horsepersons,
a Witch and a Witchfinder,
three that ride as two,
a flaming Bentley,
the notorious Them,
the spokesbeings of Heaven and Hell,
(and one slightly confused father)
converge upon Lower Tadfield