It's all so wondrous, so
effervescent and fleeting, the banner
flown half mast, raised at half pride; the
three times. Scorned; red
Hearts and diamonds- the effeminate: negotiate with
diamonds to ensnare the heart; hark.
the spade, the
Shovel and blunt instrument, masculine and
black as the night sky.
Pens and swords waging war in perpetual bliss.
Kings and queens, jacks and
diminutive fiends, marching towards the
joke that only Darwin knows is funny.
Copyright © Geoffery McHugh