Two Prophets Meet Again

A story of the afterlife

Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash

The afterlife is not at all like you imagine. Instead of the expectations set by pre-requisite mythologies, and various implanted models of heaven or hell, the afterlife exists largely as a giant medieval tavern. From the outside, you see its shadow, its silhouette dark against a backdrop of perpetual sunset sky. One meandering dirt path cuts up the overgrown hill to its doorway…



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Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: