The Book of Amasa

Jazeb gave birth to a boy. She named the boy Amasa, for he was a burden upon her and the other Ash Mothers, as they all assisted in his care. Joint care was common among the women, as they had no father to help in the upbringing when G’desh abandoned them for younger flesh. The … Continue reading The Book of Amasa

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Lament of Ash Mothers

Lament dear wife of G’desh He fills you and leaves you Child born black as coal With temperament and appetite as father Lament dear wife of G’desh You burn out raising children of flame They leave you as ash to blow away When you are of no more use Lament dear wife of G’desh The … Continue reading Lament of Ash Mothers