Libations Part 1: Eumenides

Have you come to bear
a sweet libation for me?

Have you come to pour the rage of
silent children on my feet?

Have you
wine to ease my throat?

Have you seen my brother?

Am I not –

He left, I think, on a journey
he left without a warning.

Am I my –

Have you come to read
the list of sins before my seat?

Am I his keeper?

Have you come with
hidden dagger in the
cloak upon your thigh?

Have you –

But please:

Let me taste the wine
of vengeance
in my teeth.