The Great Survivors

The Great Survivors

Flowers, the Great Survivors Flowers, the great survivors. The great and fragile survivors, the grand and vengeful bastards, spring forth from the ground, only to resist the heat of blazing sun, and the apathetic ignorance of passive destruction, sheltering themselves from the trampling of daily stampedes passing by, from the sticky fingers of curious children, [...]

The Fires of Pompeii

The Fires of Pompeii

The Fires of Pompeii The chorus came from village squares of whispers growing into shouts, arising from the markets the sound of broken gold sweeping loudly over the ashen planes. The traders, the artisans, the citizens, the slaves, blind to the tremors, negligent to the shaking. On the quivering cold of torch light they ran [...]

The Nagging Keeper

The Nagging Keeper

History, a creature of habit shattered endless across a thousand interpretations broken, into sword-sharp repetitions brandished in the face of foresight, salient in the regret of retrospect. Its ballad sings the praises of infallible champions; while erasing the uncordial conquered, write offs into footnotes, like books and civilisations burned. We personify its being; a solemn [...]

The Extrovert

The extrovert, a people person, reveling in the world's splendor; those who wish to seize the earth under thinly spread limelight, drawing eyes like an artist... aren't they impressionistic? A blank canvas for another cubist vision. This, the extrovert. **** -MC

Before the Storm

Before the Storm

The time before the storm when we are waiting for the rain, for the howling winds, and the simple purity of disaster... are curiously the most beautiful. Perhaps through the lens of some wayward anarchistic nihilism; the vast tempest shadows, the sky's glowering orange... these colours seem all the more beautiful. They're painted reminiscent of [...]