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WAR ON THE ONE-EYED KINGS

In this, the blistering wave, what is remembered but the last, the most recent detonation of everlasting war darkening even the most well lit sphere? That which calls down its subjects to deliver sermons on the back of the sun for a people that believe in faith more than themselves in the hearth of holiness that goes unchained? Anything less (or more)… A fire burns.

Everything is contaminated, dirty. Terror is the cable which straps the bomb, fear, its cart. The derelict move about, carrying on, as one-eyed kings and their henchmen, whose hands are honed into razors and whose hearts strike as drums echoing low the streets, chop the wooden throats of the guilty trees. In this sphere hope shrinks of its throbbing bravery.

“This is no way to live!” explodes the seers. “This is pure folly bathing in impure madness!” But not to any invisible deity or dream merchant, like children holding hands praying to escape the cynical hands of their fathers, the gods of youth safely hold them. The s…

Monday (7/14/08)

As Oil Firms Seek Drilling Access, Exports Set Record
The gush begins to throttle the boot-scratched soil, dark hour, the needle points upon his arm, half meth, half liquid gold. Stumbling, stinking, orgasmic in his reach he pushes for his pleasures profit- drill drill drill!

Missing Soldiers Found
Beneath a pocked sky of stars the soldier’s bodies lay, flat, twisted like her dreams. Nothing much left of their smiling, her grimace, two spent shells where the dew left its traces of the twin rivers. At last, with dull cadence they fly.

Iraq War Effects Missing from Coverage of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
When soldiers are silent, we pack their goods in sacks and mail them home. Bailed out of the raging quagmire they’re now free to move again, yet not past our eyes or able to pull the chute.

Wisconsin law: Gay couples can be imprisoned, fined $10,000
The march to freedom is riddled with effort and ennui. They come to the altar carrying the eagle’s prize, not as beasts, but as people, humans hol…