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The wind of Thor
Drives monsoon rain
To frogs delight.

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Dark Forrest trees
Guard like Thor
As night falls

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Nailed to a Cross

Have you ever hung on a cross
Have you ever had too many
lines on the mirror
too many labels peeled of
bottles at dawn
cones that wreak
seen monsters
come out of waves you surf
eleven in the morning

Can you relate to this
attempt to catch
my attempt to
prompt you to think
without indoctrination
without malice
with empathy
congruence and


by quoting
have you ever hung on a cross

I have failed.
And He has conquered

In this sub urban crucifixion 
Of the mind
Have you found your crossroad
You know, the one where
Everything hangs in the balance
And your decision is a paradigm shift
Or is this where it ends?

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The Sign - It must be

Walking down a mountain trail

barely there and ever fading

absorbing nature's beauty

far ahead I see a sign

"Oh good"' I think

"It'll tell me where I'm going,

and how far to the next lookout

or waterfall."

When I get there

I see no sign

but I wonder,

Was that a sign?

Then a bird begins to sing

like I've never heard before.

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Sun Set

In my imagination
I see sets of Suns
Setting on the moonlit pond.

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All In Due Sequence AIDS

All is not well 
In this kibbutz
Distant thunder 
Suffers, pardons

Armour crumbles 
In this temple
Does the keeper's 
Soul surrender?

Aren't the roots here 
In this dark soil
Drinking like some 
Suckers should?

And we will stay 
In this dim light
Dragging echoes 
Somewhere else

Aiming blame 
In others' corners
Dowsing these flames 
So we can breathe

And the wonder 
In our slumber
Dregs our blood 
So sick, so sick

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When Love Comes

When Love comes to town

so the saying goes

flee will the foes

except the sad clown

Love is always in town

and out of town

in fact has left the building


Love is in all places 

and nowhere at all

if you don't look

or lack the social graces

The sad clown is

a metaphor for you

for you are so blind

in your apparent happiness

Yet Love conquers all

gathers up the lost

when I am weak

Love does the most

(and so I must post)

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I saw the bullet

In my spotting scope
I saw a flash
All went black.

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The guilt, it etches
deep into the soul
why is it that I
want what I
can't have

The shame, it harrows
your psychological well being
what is it
that makes it so

I am on my knees in
the garden of my Eden
wondering where
I've gone wrong

Really I am
on my knees in repentance
wallowing in a burnt down love
of human reasoning
and that's where it ends

In this trip of guilt
society is not one
will not reach
its full potential
will perish.

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Ice Meth

ironically the fad
will kill
what you long for