A Light Motive

Old demons never die, they simply dim their flames And decompose through all the crime scene stages Righteous hatred stiffening in the rigor of history Prodded and examined, Questioned and challenged, The images of fire debated and heat’s meaning discussed. Then decomposition sets in and infernal foulness Mulches down in parody and meme’s rich loam […]

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I wake, with slumber fogging up my head And turn to where your sleeping shadow lies And stretch my arm across the half cold bed And miss your eyes, and miss and miss your eyes Coffee for one, and while the water drips The light moves slyly and I watch entranced, Upon the kitchen floor, […]

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Bare Handed

Every empire falls and there’s not a one that’s lasted,A state has an expiry date, and yours has blown right past itIt happened to us once and soon you’ll join us in the wreckageYour influence is fucked your credibility is lessenedMade enemies of friends and you suck up to dictatorsYou brag about your bombs but […]

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Helping Hand

I clean the shop, I mend the shoes, I help the downcast maiden choose Her future prince, her future bright, her perfect brave and charming knight I bless the baby that she bears, I honour every oath she swears, I prophesy of days unborn, of trials to come, of oaths foresworn Of fallen thrones and […]

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