Fervid Zeal

A poem

Adam Ray Cronk
Published in
1 min readNov 25, 2023


Photo by chutipon Pattanatitinon on Unsplash

In views that cease to wonder,
And a blotted scarlet gaze —
Before the roaring thunder
Comes the flashing lightning rays.

Supreme, almighty power
Yields to none, no teeth or stone,
Save the minute and the hour,
The briefest moment to be known.



Adam Ray Cronk
Blue Insights

Poet & short story writer, lover of eldritch horror and anything Poe or Lovecraft | My writing ebbs and flows, from dark to light and back again.