“Nothing mattered now.”

After Aslan is slain in

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

by C. S. Lewis




Christ is dead

Not now but long ago


And on the full day in between

(Counting days on calendars)

When the body lay in Joseph’s

Tomb, the movement sleeps

As well


Nightmares of capture

And, worse, hopelessness

It is a time for cynical

Reasoning among the