Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Six, The Empire; Part Forty-two, Fear, Collected Chapters

  Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 302, October 29th, 2017   Chapter One: Loss   The prevailing view of life afflicting the masses, and preached fervently among the worlds was this: desire is the cause of all suffering.   The faithful were reminded of this daily.   Suffering was […]

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Pain and Toil (Haiku Series)

My world is in pain There is war, both visible And invisible   Murder and torture Ubiquitous indifference Killing for profits   Sheep to the slaughter Machinations of power There is no honor in it   Let the people go The many, dying for bread Thirst for clean water   They are innocent Toiling for […]

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War and Delusion

Nature is red in tooth and claw, or so Saint Augustine said See beneath the placid waters of the calming lake, where it is eat or be eaten There is always a bigger a fish   Peer beyond the gold and purple of the meadow, flowering The snake and the fox are on the hunt, […]

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Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Two, The Continuum; Part Fourteen, The Collapse, Collected Chapters

    Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 099, April 9th, 2017   Chapter One: Shock   There was nothing that the Continuum, had ever experienced, contemplated or foresaw, in all of its time, that could have prepared it for the dying anguish of an entire world.   Until that […]

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