Casual loops Paradoxes We’ve seen this before Like we were in a cinema Experience tempers What we didn’t have before Moxie Bravery Confidence It is in these Baptizing fires Of nitrocellulose Burning in their reels That we emerge As a phoenix from a dove We were great before Now we rise beyond even That titleContinue reading “Repeat”
This Machine A shadow follows me Other-dimensionally A power fantasy Trapped in this machine How it changes me An insurmounability Don’t know how long its waited As the conscious watches Opportunity waiting An incorporeal fire Looking from a cage Staring at the sky Never been without control Never broken free A showstopper illusion Only inContinue reading “This Machine”
Workshop This is where we made our tools This is the bench I sat at And mended years together This is the wire I ran Through the mesh This is the man I made In the flesh Sitting at his desk Expert at playing piano’s Deep, heavy keys In solemn notes Android of whale oilContinue reading “Workshop”
AK-47 Slide blows back With a click and clack Memories of factories Where metal was Machined And bolted to a Wooden stock Chopped off A tree in Russia Stamped frame New ammunition Gas chambered Lower receiver Magazine Evolved from an age Of warfare To be select-fire And mass/cheaply Produced Hundreds of millions Produced with memoriesContinue reading “AK-47”
Ta Chanka We rode all night long. You carried me through dense smog Over potholes and shards Of dead molotov cocktails Spread over now silent streets.