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From Dante's Doorstep
What cynical gnostics still rot in this place,
A deadened distemper; dysfunctional chaste.
Enfeebled ideals were deft to portray,
What a vile and detestable role they did play.
They ramped up their vices, consulted in spite,
By demons possessed with a rapturous bite.
Asmodeus, it seems, was well in his season;
As Nietzsche confound to quell with this demon.
A stark reminder of the war at home.
As is mine to relive, I am left to drone;
The blood in my throat, from the debt of a spinster.
Apple's for Eve on the playground of this minster.
And still I parlay, the need to make quarrel,
As the leaves left me poisoned; toxic to this laurel.
I still cry when I smell it, the fire of hatred.
Left to ponder their lies, was nothing left sacred?
Insane I may be, torn and dejected.
I thought in her arms I would be protected.
But fate loathes the calloused, perverse and diseased.
As it saw to keep me in exile, and on my knees.
The TrundlerThe waste land behind the fire station is always silent. No birds sing there, and even the wild rabbits and feral cats avoid it. Weedy wildflowers nod their seasonal heads in the breeze. Lying fallow in the midst of housing developments, shopping malls, the new movie theater — the vacant lot stands out like a knife wound on a woman’s placid face, shocking, brazen, ugly.
It is always empty. Except for one thing: a ragged heap of old trash, all nasty black tar paper and vicious snarls of rusted wire, car parts and broken glass and other junkyard jetsam. The embodiment of injury waiting to happen, an invitation to a tetanus shot... the city never hauled it away. No one ever wants anywhere near it; it radiates an eerie sense of calculating watchfulness.
And at night, it wanders.
When darkness falls, and the last cars heading into the hives of tract housing stop illuminating the asphalt with moving-picture shadows, it… unfolds. Bitter, broken tangles, grotesquely mov
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