EffulgenceI wish to obtainMore Like This
the light from this
darkness that is
devouring my mind.
November 10th, 2010
Atlantic City BluesMore Like This
Atlantic City Blues
and broke souls slink
down the strip near where
the bitter hearts drink,
and me another boy, mind set to flip
with broken back and quivering lip.
Earned some friends,
but lost too many
rolling my bones on the altars of
green-felt and mahogany.
I've seen grannies play
sweet pension checks away,
wrinkled brows hot with fever,
sweating out destiny and pulling the lever.
Chancy crones, all beggars
before a mechanical master
tugging it's sleeve for a quarter or less.
Discreetly, per pull it picks their pocket
to feed the angelic arch-demon of profit.
When then they finall
Atlantic CityMore Like This
By Jeri Brandt
Neon, purple and florescent lights parked on the side walk
Click, clack, switching hard crunching under the pavement shifting along
Puffs of air swing out of moist lips
Hovering, bloating, waiting in the long bleak lines burning up
Never day. Never day. Always on, always morning forgotten burdens
It was a city long ago
We Are The Dreamers What has become of this world? In the hearts of man, the ideologies of creativity and innocence have been corrupted and destroyed, now transformed into a muddy glob of jaded youth and high societal expectations. This is the age of the thinker, and a dreamer has no place here, not anymore. Flora and Fauna have lost their role of importance to technology and computers.More Like This
Remember when you were a child? Isn't life a much simpler place? The sun came up and it set. Your parents, your friends, the birds, the flowers, the ladybug running up your arm, these things were all that mattered. As a child, all possibilities are open to the point of
Daily Philosophy 4Why does the sun seem to be the source of joy? We all know that eventually, after a certain amount of time, the sun will again fade away, and the black clouds will swallow us like the tide swallows the shore. Why do we hope? Surely hope is merely the denial of the harsh truth of life, that we are all ravenous animals. We linger in hope because we linger in lust, and when our kill is ripped from our jaws, we salivate at the thought of our next meal, even if that spark is still hidden by an overcast.More Like This
Daily Philosophy 5How strange it can be to fear publicity. We long so steadfastly for attention, yet when all the eyes in the room are on us, and not a smile is, we begin to sweat. Do we, then, truly want attention or is it something else?More Like This
It is approval we seek and only momentarily receive, because if we got it all the time, we would no longer want it.
Architecture Hi!More Like This
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