December 28: How I Won The War

As one conversant with verse, rhyme, and scansion, And long-familiar forms of poetry, It's not surprising I should seek expansion From borders of familiarity. Though language's music is eternal, Specific phrases and their orchestrations Can bring about acknowledgment internal That such things, as Wilde wrote, produce vibrations. And so when watching other tales that came … Continue reading December 28: How I Won The War

December 23: Baroque Fix

A day of tediousness and pointless stresses Combined with ever-growing to-do lists, Is one that unavoidably depresses, Inexorable snappishness persists Until this truly frivolous annoyance Must needs compete for vanishing attention Against the zenith of Baroque flamboyance; Complexity defying comprehension. As dark can only be destroyed by light And hate can only be destroyed by … Continue reading December 23: Baroque Fix