Poems

Edith Speers: The Harrowing of Hell

    The Harrowing of Hell The Darkness says: From hell there’s no returning. Not Jesus Christ himself has power to haul us out of here, this place of endless burning,   this pit of bitterness that since the Fall has welcomed all of us who won’t repent, who’d rather writhe enwrapped in sheets of fire   rich as royal robes than ever assent to condemnation of our just desires, or bend to others’ judgment of our deeds.   We have no debts to pay and no remorse. So say we all. We’re not the ones He freed; and even…

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