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In Darkness We Alight

Embrace the darkness.  Why? Look at the sky, at night.  Look at the universe. It is a simple fact:  Darkness subsumes all light. Stars burn out.  Darkness does not. Lucifer had to BRING light.  Prometheus had to STEAL fire. Darkness … Continue reading

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A True Crime Evening

Night predation Flickers on TV, British tea Pleasantly bitter On the tongue. Cool air stirs Patient curtains. Distant sounds echo. Dogs bark, engines rev, Car doors slam, Words clump for me, Attempts to catch time. Moments, impressions, Sensations, thoughts, Experiences … Continue reading

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The Madness of Empty Spaces by David E. Cowen, a review

The Madness of Empty Spaces: The Dark Poetry of David E. Cowen Weasel Press, 2014, 61p Introduction by Danel Olson ISBN: 978-069-233-2962 A Review by Gene Stewart A poetry collection featuring cover art, front and back, by the poet, published … Continue reading

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Entity’s Tickle as by W B Kek

The sun has eyes. They watch us In the mirror of the moon. As starlight falls, Illumination Draws us into dark. Our lives are deaths Responsive To our terror of the cold. Those eyes of sun Upon us Trace the … Continue reading

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Fragment of Liturgy From Hessia Abbey

Vast is the Earth, yet so is it small. To a demon, Earth is a bauble. To one lost in a desert, Earth is a solid echo of the sky. Between those truths we live our mad scramble lives from … Continue reading

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Dichotomy

The conservative stance is fear, hate, and greed, rationalized. The liberal stance is a rational attempt to get along and lessen everyone’s suffering. Every man for himself is conservative. All for one and one for all is liberal. Earth is … Continue reading

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Remembered Night Walks

Life rests on death, an ember on ashes in a cold, dark room. Survival feels personal but is about species. Once we reproduce our bodies begin the slow process of turning off all its lights. We shut down and vacate … Continue reading

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