the Nile eternal
an ancient dream endless waves to balm the dark and rising, adorned in the golden waters of its fertility, Cleopatra rebirthed.
It is a forest, ageless and eternal
this perceived afterlife within the living day breathing in amid the cold pines slower and colder harsh inside my lungs as I imagine the taste of my final breath.
We were arboreal
children of this verdant womb within its living green birthed amid the rain painted leaves but slower and older we have forgotten our mothers and our last breaths will taste of stone.
there is no movement
save that of meaningless flags over the battlefield
damn these sober lines
give me absinthe tinted songs and dancing verses
sculpted from shadows
that scatter into the light a murder of crows
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November 30, 2022
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he could taste his dreams
heroin and caramel and long held regrets
a moorland bird calls
melancholic arias the sky has turned dark
the half dark wakes me
tides of ebbing night retreat I gaze on dawn’s shore
between your covers
you allow my fingers range until the last page
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November 27, 2022
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repealing façades of peace
such an ignominious ending to the great experiments of hope filled brutalism, now the hollow grey Burgomasters of indifferent decades sharpen pitchforks and hold aloft the torches leading, like dark shepherds their willing flocks toward a final charnel house.