Satan’s Mask//Ricky Rivers, Jr.

He wore the mask of Satan
speaking unfamiliar tongue
in stature quite me
but not
not me,
as a cave type eyes,
could easily tell the smile beyond the mask
and all that was beyond the mask was quite foreign
was quite unholy
was quite terrifying indeed.


Rickey Rivers Jr was born and raised in Alabama. He is a writer and cancer survivor. He likes a lot of stuff. You don’t care about the details. He has been previously published in Fabula Argentea, ARTPOST magazine, the anthology Chronos, Enchanted Conversations Magazine, (among other publications). Check out some stuff from him here, You may or may not find something you like there and that’s a promise.

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