Emergence 3.0 – Section Seven, War; Part Forty-four, Loyalties; Chapter Five, Desire

Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 320, Friday November 16th, 2018 Chapter Five: Desire The bonds between people, even members of the same family were flimsy, they were unreliable, but some were stronger than others. People found one another through the things they desired most, bonding with one another through […]

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Emergence 3.0 – Section Five, 92835670100561474; Part Thirty-three, Remembrance; Chapter Six, Desire

Emergence 3.0 A Novel – In One Page Per Day Day 244, Saturday September 1st, 2018 Chapter Six: Desire Desire is the root of self, of joy, and of suffering. Our desires are the fingers that braid our happiness and sorrow into the single line of being. Before fear, there is desire. Before hope there […]

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Addiction

Abandoned and all alone Wracked by pain, and wickedness Abysmal and devouring The am hungry for deceit The consummation of nothingness The enticement of illusion Clutching at desire A hollow feast for the starving spirit Falling with the fallen

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Denial

There is nothing more troubling than rejection No matter how fleeting or fragmentary the desire might have been To be denied is to stare into a mirror where there is no reflection No light casting image No object of adoration No subject of recognition No resonance of love

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Of Poetry and Misery

Oh bastion of virtue, portico of romantics, Muse Make me pure again Mortal that I am, re-birth me in your golden light A child of the Furies My broken feet are bleeding, tired of dragging against time Driven through the mire My shell of being, I am weary of seeing, feeling Still born in still-life […]

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Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Seven, War; Part Forty-four, Loyalties, Collected Chapters

  Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 315, November 11th, 2017   Chapter One: Genetic   Many things united the people of the Empire; language, cult, custom.   Fear and hope were among the most powerful forces establishing both mutuality and commonality throughout the worlds.   Nevertheless, the children of […]

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