Whose Dog Do I walk Today

Whose Dog Do I walk Today?



How shall I be known when you come
amongst us. I was asked.


There was only one answer I could


Not by name, though it be old and


Not by my appearance, though we all
look well as men.


Not by my words, though they be
few, carefully chosen and cautious.


Nor even by my deeds, though they
be righteous.


But by the manner of all of


And, going amongst the very few,
not the chosen but the born, I was accepted and I was known by all.


Now time was as nothing to me, nor
distance, nor pain, nor pleasure. Grief, ecstasy, all were as one.


Now I can choose whose dog I will
walk today.


article taken from the Dark Lily Journal No 10, Society of Dark Lily (London