Sep30

Open, great valve of Vakhsh,The river of the Caspian Tiger,Snarling in deference to an Empire,Defiant in its pivot amongst the valleys.Bring through a peace,Oh great river!A peace the likes Of which only theWhisper of God could render,A peace to quell the heartOf the raging Tigris,Tearing from TaurusTo Lagash that kneelsBefore the mighty Anzu.That movement makes,As…

Sep29

Columns of menLining the routeTo the end of Time.Sleeping, all sleeping,All the way to The end of the line.The cannon shot,His soul, direct,Shook dust off its shine.The withering woundWound around, drown,Their path to the divine. Viscount Horatio Nelson, British officer of the Royal Navy, famed for his victory in the battle of Trafalgar, was born…

Sep28

It’s hard to argue with Ethics. It took me a while, But I eventually managed to stare down Adulescentulus Carnifex Magnus, Thanking God that I was no longer iuvenis. I think he would’ve iacebat in me Had I not looked so old. At least he had some Ethics… Confucius, Chinese philosopher and politician, was born…

Sep27

He took a pound of fleshAnd laid it on the counter.Unwrapping for the world,He displayed it, like a stripped downCorpse in never fading spotlights.He slung his weight on the door frame,Along with his hat and coat,A cowboy of the latest frontier -A reticulation of limbs on limbsIn the towering shadow of masculinity.And that pound of…

Sep26

Embedded in the rhetoric of distant bells Chiming for the early morning smells Perfuming the aura, like its own bright ring, Lingering at the edge of the sting. Others watch on with their poisoned lips, Sticky with licks and filthier quips, They edge towards the precipice lyrically.Observe their resulting mimicry.Report it with scratching imagery And…

Sep25

Gordon Gekko knows the power of money. He used it to buy himself some clean air, Which is something most of us Will never be able to do; Not even Greta! Luke Skywalker knows the power of the force. He used it to eek himself a living And a nice secluded hut At the edge…

Sep24

On and on the rocking rolling rock did rollUntil it thwacked into a deeply sleeping mole.Oh why did you disturb my sweet sheep counting sleepOh why did you roll through my house to make up-keeping steepMy house is broken up and trashed so rudely, dude!And you’d intrude my brood devouring my lovely finger food!The rock…

Sep23

It should’ve been me, a fool for you,Dancing in the dark, drown in my own tears,In the river.The lonely avenue, Badlands,The promised land.You don’t know me!I’m working on a dream.I’m going to move to outskirts of town,Roll the dice, I don’t need no doctor.Do I ever cross your mind?Life itself be true.Unchain my heart,Meet me…

Sep22

As King Nebuchadnezzar stared Into the flames of Baba GurgurAnd the furnace heat beat him back,His clutching wit slotted home the piecesOf this giant jigsaw of life.Even as he placed the last piece within his graspA new one spawned in a shape That he couldn’t handle,A shape that slid off the atlas,That forked into orbit,Out…

Sep21

If you see the sky burning, I’d say the world’s turning, But only because of momentum. The monsters are crawling, Their horror appalling, Consuming our guilt for their dinner. As his failing crops wither See Farmer Giles dither, Sharpening his scythe for faux-harvest. With open mouths pushing, And greedy clerks shushing, The hungry are holding…