Poem: Still (inspired by Genesis’ “Land of Confusion”)
Still by Marinarena Still, the same battle-cry song‘bout a generation gone wrongwith not much love going roundAnd still, that drowning feelingwhile in sleep mode, unsound.Still, tossing and turningfrom nightmares revealingodd imagery in our head. Still, after almost 40 years-the same ol’ fears…clear threat of nuclear,“too many men, too many peoplemaking too many problems”that same damn…
Poem: Propaganda Panda
Propaganda is not cute!
Poem: Don’t dip in the antiracist pool
Hmmm… come to think about it. Modern-day antiracist thought is not so refreshing. Definitely not enticing like a pool. Don’t dip in the antiracist pool! It’s not inviting at all, cold and toxic as hell and too shallow — though still at a level where one can drown. The pool kids —themselves shallow— crowd the…
The M.A.C. Marinarena Advent Calendar, Entry 8
Entry # 8 : A new door opened. What’s behind? CANDY CIGARETTE A MARINARENA POEM Remember these? P.C. police would not stand for these to be sold to the kids nowawdays! Whether you love to celebrate Christmas or not, don’t you just love the concept of the advent calendar as a way to countdown the…
The M.A.C. Marinarena Advent Calendar, Entry 7
Entry # 7 : A new door opened. What’s behind? SAUSAGE AND BEAN PIE A MARINARENA POEM, inspired about the wonderful savory treat I first experienced in Oxford, England Whether you love to celebrate Christmas or not, don’t you just love the concept of the advent calendar as a way to countdown the days ’til…
Poem: Head Above Water
Debt won’t pull me down,neither bottomless richesI’m staying afloatfreely, happilydoing graceful butterflieswith fierce thigh power.
Poem: The 30th of May, 2020
Waxing poetic on yesterday, with the launch of the NASA/Space-X rocket and a Saturday night full of protests escalating to riots throughout America Things are looking up,We’re rising to our potential,living up to our dreams celestialRocket launched, without a hiccup.It’s out of this world. Things are going downWe’re “rising up”, so it seemsbut razing buildings…
Poem: Tai O Catch 22
Frommer’s Guide on Tai O and Lantau , Hong Kong Backstory: Tai O, known as the Venice of Hong Kong, is a fishing village that attractions many visitors annually. It’s famous for its stilted houses on the sea, scenic sunset views and rare pink dolphins. Like Venice, Tai O has to grapple with the quandary…
Poem: Covid-19, Like Christmas
Covid-19, Like Christmas Well, ain’t this somethingit’s Christmas Again,sort of, some three months laterseven days into Spring Look at the long lines at big boxes.Look at the gluttony.See the selflessness.See the selfishness. And what a sight for miles…near emptinesson the highway.Ain’t it beautiful! Hear folks saying, “Sweet Jesus!”Hear people praying, “Oh Father”Listen to the sociable…
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