The poem is a verbal expression of a dream I had in July of 2007. The woman in the dream is my spirit guide who moves me to write and live life. The comparison and allusion here is this guide is Kali mate of Shiva and bringer of renew.
"Ophiuchus" is a double acrostic poem using the first words of each line and letters to name the title. Ophiuchus is the thirteen constellation that the sun currently resides in and it and is known as the Thirteenth House of the Zodiac.
"Time before Time" is a free verse acrostic poem, but not the ordinary acrostic; this acrostic is a hidden message within the message. To discover the secret phrase spell out the letters that are in bold; did you find it?
"Narcissistic Gods" is an alphabet restraint poem starting with "a" and going to z. The poem is 26 words long with the initial letter of each word beginning with a different letter of the alphabet, in sequence.