• Amber Shockley

Veil

We’re as blind as need be.

Bride and groom, a veil

between them. Bitter bricks,

and God a mason.


Bride grooms a veil

to wear her whole life.

God is hell’s mason,

the same as heaven’s.


To wear her life,

she’ll build a lie just

the same as heaven’s.

We’re as blind as need be.