death

Interrupted Rations

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Death cap's pale allure


Whispers promises, then chokes


Amanita's kiss

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Mushrooms may be beautiful and taste delicious, but for me, sadly, it's all about the anaphylaxis.


There is a secret message, hiding in plain sigh? Can you decipher it? 

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Dances through time

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Ancient rites, once revered, now reel

In playgrounds where children peal

With laughter, unaware of the seal

That time has placed on what was real.

 

Solemn steps of shamans past

Morph into games that last and last,

As cultural currents, swift and vast,

Erode the essence, unsurpassed.

 

Tribal truths, once held so dear,

Trickle down through time's frontier.

Sacred symbols disappear,

Leaving echoes faint but clear.

 

Profound becomes profane, we find,

As generations leave behind

The weight of wisdom, once enshrined,

Now light as air and unconfined.

 

From archaic altars to schoolyard scenes,

The dance of time intervenes,

Transforming what tradition means—

A metamorphosis of memes.

 

So sacred turns to silly play,

As yesterday fades into today.

Yet in this change, we might survey

The threads that bind us, come what may

Author's Notes/Comments: 

This poem was inspired by Sir James George Frazer and his theories discussed in The Golden Bough.

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Dear Chester

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Dear Chester,

The first time I heard you left

It put a huge void in my soul

Knowing I'd never hear your words again

Made me break down and lose control

 

And although you didn't know me

You inspired and you showed me

The side of you that's a part of me

The pain I felt in your melody

 

But your memory will never fade

You'll be remembered just the same 

Hmm, and no one else can take your place

And you should know this world won't be the same

 

Dear Chester,

I was a kid at your stage

But I have grown so much since then

And I still recall the crowd and the cheers

That amazing experience

 

And although you didn't know me

You inspired and you showed me 

The side of you that's a part of me 

The pain I felt in your melody 

 

But your memory will never fade

You'll be remembered just the same

Hmm, and no one else can take your place

And you should know this world won't be the same

 

And your energy 

Resonates with me

Set your spirit free

Set your spirit free

Set your spirit free

Set your spirit free

 

But your memory will never fade (set your spirit free)

You'll be remembered just the same (set your spirit free)

Hmm, and no one else can take your place (set your spirit free)

You should know that this world won't be the same

 

Dear Chester,

Dear Chester 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

 

6/14/24

 

This is my tribute/homage to Chester Bennington (vocals- Linkin Park) 3/20/1976 - 7/20/2017

 

R.I.P

 

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The Ultimate Response or,

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So Many Ways to Die

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Wrote this one just over 1 year ago, but just put the finishing touches on it.  Let me know what you think.

11/23/21

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to my dear friend, Idy

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