why does the grass grow?to be trampled under footreturned to the soil below Why does the grass grow?for the love of life and growthto reach in search of heaven sedōka (旋頭歌, "memorized poem" or "head repeated poem") consists of two tercets of five, seven, and seven syllables each. The head repeating. An uncommon form, it … Continue reading Sedōka: Why Does The Grass Grow?
She grows with need and undulates in loveA deep-rooted message from the heavens aboveWhich reverberates a light spark of expectationAnd lives entwined with all creation A perpetual sacrifice to appease the mortal greedThe balance lost, the tree gone to seedAncient branches once mighty wilt and waste awayOur epoch decides, atone or suffer to decay Eugi's … Continue reading Gone to Seed
An angel appeared on the bow. A luminous beacon on a starless night drawing the attention of nearby crew.The angel raised an open palm and then placed his other over his heart, "You are all coming with me." He said with a whisper heard throughout the ship.The crew armed themselves against the eerily calm intruder."We … Continue reading Divine Intervention Aboard The SS Waratah
The gluttons mouth a tireless beast, feasts on wanton needNo conscious thought to maintain grace, survives on only greedWho gorge their bloated souls in lust and choke on foolish prideThen feign at shock, at hardships fought, to find that love has died Now show yourselves, misled folk, with roars of selfish rageNo longer can your … Continue reading Reign Over Love
In my eye the welcome sightA distant guest returned to meThe playful dance caught in flightLands warmly for all the world to see The precursor of the coming dayWho cracks the night like strawCast the darkness far awayRaise the dawn forevermore Shine down on what you've foundIllumination the end of the journeyTo travel so far … Continue reading Streak The Heavens