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»A Painting in Discord«

Jun 16, 2008

Tell the story of marauding warriors / Of libations and rituals / Of traditions and cultural practices / Like your life depends on it / / Sing the riveting songs / Of battle fronts laden with victory / And armies never conquered in vanity / Like a lion on a hunting field / / Tell the story of suffering / On…  sign in to read more »

»Pearly Eyes«

Jan 10, 2008

Why do you shine so bright / To spark unrivalled light / In moments filled with nostalgic thoughts / That no valued currency has ever bought? / / Why the distant ringing / Of voices from the abysmal depth / Of memories cherished / In your sparkling presence? / / Why the fixation and gaze / On that remote,…  sign in to read more »

»Skeletons of Heritage«

Nov 7, 2007

The fearless spear of the African warrior / Turned to meek hoes that till the lands / Of endless servitude with begging hands / His shield duly shined and polished / By the unschooled hands of ignorant curators / Custodians of partisan cultural history / / The enchanted victory march refined / Into voices…  sign in to read more »

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