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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Miracle

Awake and alone I am too poor to receive This revelation   Awake and alone The miracle passes me I could not touch it   I feel the bludgeon The cold, and despairing blows Numbing my senses   Hollow humanity Our terrible husbandry Mechana of grief   Our desire to rule Captivate and dominate To […]

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Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Five, 92835670100561474; Part Thirty-three, Remembrance, Collected Chapters

    Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 239, August 27th, 2017   Chapter One: The Ancient Life   The ancient life was not easy.   The ancient people struggled just as their children did now, throughout the empire.   There was conflict and war.   There was strife and […]

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Grief

An articulation of sorrow An expression in pain, I cannot Shut my eyes for the memories Memories of love, possession   She promised me everything I wanted Every breathe she took, was stolen from me My fingers brushed her lips in the morning As silence fell like a shroud for the dead   The words […]

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Ego

Ego   I am confounded Deceived and ignorant Lying to the world   I am a blind man Sightless old Polyphemus My head in the clouds   Adrift in the mist Watch sunlight diffusing Lighting my day dreams   I hide from myself The subject of scrutiny A joke of the fates   Fountains of […]

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