Chicken and shrimp?

Chicken and shrimp

i sit here
beneath
the burning cross
watching
out of the corner
of my mind,
they read
their books
their papers
their bibles
their eulogies
silently
praying
to gods
I have long forgotten
or maybe
those
I never even knew,
adorned
in bright green head gear
peering
through eyes of steel
watching intently
as their
offspring
cling to the face of the moon,
feet tapping
hands wrung tight
around mounds of jade
and gold
waiting
patiently
to pounce
upon my thoughts,
raping
my soul
my words
my poetry,
all
falling
upon
deaf ears
and dismembered bodies,
I hang
my head
devouring my ideologies,
for I know
I am no longer human
living in this world of pain,
memories
of the past
trapped
in fires of damnation
begging
forgiveness
from mountains,plains,plateaus, and desserts,
all adorned
with the blessing of hell
and the blood of the past,
searching
for a future
that will never be
finding
a life
that will go
unchanged,
their
beautiful souls
sail silently
through
the spring snowfall
unnoticed
by those
who have accepted
this earth
as their dying grace,
screams
of the innocent
rain down
upon this world,
as the tears
flow freely
from her eyes,
I bury my head
In my chicken and shrimp,
feeling
the pain
of humanity
and the
shame
of
my thoughts……………

Chicken and shrimp?

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Joined April 2009

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simple man…simple words…simple thoughts…

sitting in a food court with a napkin and pen….observation…

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