To go away.

I had a dream last nightI was looking at the far side of the plainThere was a tree with a strange shape.Uncomfortable.A path described in the short grass led to the other side of the horizon.Towards the smoke, the flashesTime kept moving forward and didn’t let me breathe.Someone was screaming, cryingI didn’t want to lookI…

Paradise Lost (1667)

Paradise Lost is an epic poem written by John Milton and has been catalogued by many as the best representation, within popular culture, of Satan (even better than that found in Goethe’s Faust?). But this story is much more than a bombastic representation of the baddest of all bad guys, within its pages we can…