I am,mouse,scurrying,hiding,lest I think,I’m too great. I am,eagle,flying high,watching,lest I forget,the World. I am,buffalo,united,together,lest I forget,my roots. I am,bear,eating,alone,lest I lose,my identity. Mouse,eagle,bear,buffalo,living,in peace.
Conquest can denote positive change,like the conquest of fears so strange.Conquest of a people is rather bleak,like collapsing an empire at its peak. The Aztecs were a brutal empire,enslaving their neighbors so dire.Sacrificing people on the temple block,hearts ripped out on the rock. Spanish conquistadors came to town,to bring the mighty Aztec Empire down.Gold andContinue reading “Conquest of Mexico”
Lamar University has a place,in East Texas space.It has students of all kinds,and employee friends of mine. Fireball was a crazy fool,electrician short of tools.Like his name implies,a ball of fire hit his eyes. Larry is a sad case,cooked by steam in the face.Never go in the sun again,his pink skin would not tan. BertrandContinue reading “Lamar University”
Fishing is a pastime,for many folks.It’s also a business,that’s no joke. Some people fish,just to survive.Fishing keeps them,and family alive. Many bodies of water,pose a certain risk.Three times monthly,you can eat the fish. If you lack success,in your fishing,find a local shaman,to appease spirits watching. Hook, line, and sinker,are used by most.Nets, explosives, and electricity,areContinue reading “Fishing”
Stone,stairway,to heaven. Ethereal,rope,to hell. Thirteen,levels,up. Nine,levels,down. Ride,with,the sun. Hide,in,the dark. Stairs,collapse,fall down. Rope,breaks,fall in. Make,deal,with both. While,you,still can.
Pool Hall was the place to be,if you had people to see.Dealers, gamblers, rejects, and thugs,there you could see their mugs. Tony kept the police out,a reputation he could tout.Bill was his right hand,his son and large man. Sandy and Blat had the hands,to hustle players and bands.Conyers and Cager were crazy,and also very lazy.Continue reading “Pool Hall”