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Kenosha My thoughts on the events surrounding the shooting of Gaige Grosskreutz, in hindsight and poetry.
Poetry: Politics, T, English, Poetry & Crime, words: 153, 8/10/2022
Freedom Winds and Crying Guns A lovely poem about freedom and revolution.
Poetry: Love, K+, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 132, 8/7/2022
The Worker Owns the Land Yet another lengthy narrative poem, this one concerning the historical spirit of the American worker. The poem is told through snippets of conversations between important leaders and the various unnamed workmen who made their power possible.
Poetry: Work, T, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 753, favs: 1, 8/7/2022
Ballad of Blue and Gray This is the second long-form narrative poem in the Epic tradition I have actually started and completed. It tells the story of an Irish-American calvary-man in the US Civil War, who embarks on journey of revenge, honor, justice and reconciliation.
Poetry: War, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 1k+, 8/7/2022
Ode to a Palm Rat Another fun poem. This one expresses gratitude for a traditionally vile creature: the Florida palm rat. It's an attempt to prove the existence of Agape love, the actual benefit of which remains up for debate.
Poetry: Nature, K+, English, Poetry & Humor, words: 254, 8/7/2022
American Jerusalem This poetic and patriotic Hymn is heavily inspired by William Blake. It is my first true attempt at Americanizing the Crusader-spirit of Anglo-Saxon Christendom.
Poetry: Religion, K, English, Poetry & Spiritual, words: 180, 8/6/2022
Ode to a Four Loko A funny little poem I jotted down after returning from a party one night without love, lust or spoils: only the memories of the night. It is a quaint and silly thing, but enjoyable I think.
Poetry: Humor, T, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 261, 8/6/2022
Song of the Boogaloo Bois A warlike little ditty for our brave Bois in florals who flexed American armament through the Summer of 2020.
Poetry: Song, K+, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 358, 8/6/2022
The Art of Assassination Another poem, which I will let speak for itself.
Poetry: Politics, T, English, Poetry & Crime, words: 658, 8/6/2022
1 Truth is a Seed Another Poem of mine. It's Based on a Quote about the Destiny and tenacity of the Catholic Church, Said by a Roman Cardinal in the Early 1920's.
Poetry: Religion, K+, English, Poetry & Spiritual, words: 167, 8/6/2022
The Pattonad An epic poem about World War II, as of yet unfinished in it's completion. The poem will contain vivid and comparative snapshots of specific important events , that, together, paint a larger thematic and narrative picture.
Poetry: War, T, English, Poetry & Supernatural, words: 895, 8/5/2022
Big Time in the Desert A stylistic experiment inspired by various poems by Rudyard Kipling, which emulated the Cockney, dock-worker accent common to Kipling's working-class readership in London. Kipling, having served in the British military in India, was well-versed in the lingo. In this poem's case, I tell of the woes and reminisces of a forgotten Afghanistan veteran from rural Appalachia.
Poetry: War, T, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 347, 8/5/2022
My Boy Hansel This poem is a gift to my firstborn son, Hansel. He is due to the enter this broad battlefield of modern life in December. I will let the poem speak for itself.
Poetry: Family, K, English, Poetry & Spiritual, words: 221, 8/4/2022
Ode to Freedom A short, Anthemic, and sing-able Poem Dedicated to all those who have Contributed to the Cause of Liberty.
Poetry: Politics, K+, English, Poetry & Western, words: 182, 7/18/2022
Battle Hymn of the Patriot's Front An original revolutionary, poetic Anthem dedicated to The Patriot Front, a staunchly Conservative People's Vanguard operating for Right and for Good within the Law and Borders of The United States of America.
Poetry: Politics, T, English, Poetry & Western, words: 483, 7/13/2022
To Take the Pen to Death A darker Poem about the Great Equalizer... Mortality.
Poetry: Religion, T, English, Poetry & Tragedy, words: 422, 7/11/2022
Spirit of the Mississippi An attempt at American myth-making... Nothing too grandiose: Just a simple, invented Folk Tale.
Poetry: Fantasy, T, English, Poetry & Supernatural, words: 141, 7/11/2022
1 Journey of the North Star A short Poem pontificating on the eternal elegance of the North Star, and how it is so seasonally and thematically intertwined with true Romance.
Poetry: Love, T, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 137, 7/10/2022
1 Mother Earth A whimsical yet profound flexing of verbiage on the subject of the majesty of nature.
Poetry: Nature, K, English, Poetry & Spiritual, words: 145, 7/10/2022
2 Lamentation for Kyle Hatfield I wrote this lament for a young friend of mine I met in rehab who passed away. He was only 22 when he died. This is a true poem about a real human being.
Poetry: Friendship, T, English, Poetry & Hurt/Comfort, words: 192, 7/8/2022
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