Tag Archives: Hope

Forsaken

Sit not in your darkened room alone and brooding feeling forsaken by the Fates the sounds of the living rising from the streets. Mourn not uselessly your luck that’s failing now; your plans, your hopes all gone awry. Instead prepare … Continue reading

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Solstice

Icy cold frozen moon hanging in a crystalline sky as it was foretold Tree skeletons appear if dead save pines and ivy holly berries red Snow falls on frozen water The sun is gone The fearful cower Fires burning in … Continue reading

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On Hope and Change

by toritto Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus The soldiers loved the little boy son of famed Germanicus Commander of the Roman legions camped along the River Danube. A little boy dressed in the part of soldier in his father’s army … Continue reading

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Refugee

We left our home in novecento left padrone and prominenti ‘Ndrangheta and the priests the almond trees for golden streets. I wasn’t born with dreams like yours; tending trees I would never own; almond butter, a crust of bread before an … Continue reading

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Solstice – A Re-Post for the Shortest Day

for this Sunday! Icy cold frozen moon hanging in a crystalline sky as it was foretold Tree skeletons appear if dead save pines and ivy holly berries red Snow falls on frozen water The sun is gone The fearful cower … Continue reading

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