It’s the song of gone-dark citiesPeopled only with bare bonesIt’s the scorch, post-detonationAnd the lingering of ghosts It’s the snow-shod, wailing sorrowsLamenting all that might have beenIt’s the exhaustion and the languorWhen one’s blood is running thin It’s the streets awash in crimsonWith its broken, lonely stonesIt’s a world, though bathed in starlightOne absent of […]Read More The Dark in the Night
Protest: noun. A vehicle through which peace is civilly discussed and liberally proliferated by use of a strong arm and a Molotov cocktail. Often confused with Riot. Riot: noun. A figment of the imagination; a story stitched of whole-cloth by those afraid of fire. “Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur” ~Gaius PetroniusRead More Protest and Riot as defined by Acts of God and Vandals (Dictated, not read).
Though the ghost of their failuresNow well up around usNow is no time to lose your nerve And though the shouting and wailingNow threaten to drown usAs the country, she cries, in great pain and great hurt Oh, once proud Raptor, what’s there to say?Your vision’s grown cloudy,Your Talons worn dull But in the great […]Read More Psalm of the Patriot
Problematic, adj.: A term appended to a benign, and typically beloved aspect or product of a culture, with the aim of making it shunned by, and unpalatable to society. The term is most often utilized in the following scenarios: 1) As an attempt to stain said product or aspect as either “bigoted” or “phobic” utilizing a […]Read More Problematic, as defined by The Whispers of a Madman Amongst All the Blood and Copper Wire
Privilege -n. 1) An evil inescapably inherent in one’s enemies that exists in oneself as only entitled virtue. 2) A fallacious process of assigning perceived benefits that exist only to make invalid any argument presented by one who is accused of possessing them. Eg. Ambulatory female who has not once eaten a three-tiered cake alone and […]Read More Privilege, as defined by “An Oral History of the Second Civil War”
Offense: –noun. When taken, it is all that is required to spur into action the bad actor, and a justification to all his ends. Offended: -adj. A rapturous state martyrdom of a quality that is considered both immaculate and beyond reproach; most commonly obtained when one is wounded on the sword of a purveyor of […]Read More Offense, as defined by A GRIMOIRE ON THE DEATH OF COMMON WISDOM
Hate: -noun. What’s said to fill the hearts who cross a head that’s full of air. I said to her, ‘Your use of “hate” ‘Would make Kafka white with fear!’ And she replied, ‘In gender studies ‘We know no nazis here!’ ‘You see, with Hate,’ She’d elucidate ‘Is never ever good!’ ‘And you (you swine!) […]Read More Hate, as defined by a Laborious Lexicon In League With Lunacy
Father Flood The Papers preached a sudden deluge! A judgment on the land! But we lived our life as always Catching raindrops in our hands “Surely, it has rained before,” Said my Father with a smile. “I’ll cook us up a special meal, “Let’s enjoy it for a while” The scent of cooking and smokey […]Read More Father Flood