I was sent forth by Gaia to slay a giant.
Eight legs. Dark heart. Venom in my tail.
My instinct was to grab goddesses with my hooked stingers.
Now I live in the firmament. A constellation.
I devoured Libra’s stars and made them my claws.
My destiny is to share the night sky with Orion.
I am chasing him into eternity.
You’ll never see us at the same time.
I watch earth with a stubborn hope.
Some day to return.
To kill every injustice with my ferocity.
Inject my toxins into each bigot,
drive intolerance to extinction with my rancor.
One loves more deeply with a dark heart.
Considering the expense of each emotion.
Watch me gleam in the cimmerian heavens.
I am making my way back to you with