Tag Archives: history

Dusty Path

All roads lead to that dusty path Sleeping deep below Or fed as ashes to the bitter wind Swept up or buried All the little dreams Dissolve in the cruel Implacability of time The earth heaves its weary skin Revolutions … Continue reading

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Scandal

Years ago now it was said she played a dangerous, exciting game and of her many suitors only one could take the blame, he lay bleeding in the scandal’s wake and never was the same It caused an internet sensation … Continue reading

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Loved

I loved you once To power fell A brittle neck A deeper hell I loved you twice I made my claim I changed my life I changed my name I loved you thrice You turned away You said I lied … Continue reading

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Golden Age

This golden age This reign Majesty and poetry A woman above all men A thunderstorm With lightning shot through Above all the games The courtiers do The golden tresses Red lips of flame This reign This golden age This queen … Continue reading

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Change

I do not crave change Not now There were times in my life I needed diversion Adventure just to breathe Not now The hum of big city streets Was a melody to me Not dark discordant artistry Not now It’s … Continue reading

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Fall

I understand your fall Somehow across the centuries I live and feel it all The fear and the intrigues Are familiar, I recall I somehow know them all A sword upon your throat The weaving of the politic Pretenders here … Continue reading

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Richard III

History is chronicled by winners Richard how black was your heart? Shakespeare would have you the villain Usurping lord from the start Was there a moment of kindness Or loyalty and fealty you owned Was it ambition propelled you Brief … Continue reading

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Dominion

This time we will have true dominion This year we will take control This moment is poised for our victory And all of our virtues extol The crown and the spectre are waiting Our place is best there on the … Continue reading

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Craven

These dreadful days Blood spilled by heresy and lies A swordsman’s blade Or the fire’s eyes All the same to dusty death Spirits of cold righteousness Demand their place In darkest history And all the reigns of kings Just men … Continue reading

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Samurai

Honor steadfast Absolute stillness All is preparation For every battle Curved sword Waiting patient Eyeing the horizon For the slightest Disturbance Perfected training Excoriated soul Awaiting the moment To strike Or to bow Samurai On the greyest morning Wakes to … Continue reading

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