Brainstorm of an Ishmaelite

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Poems

Category

Poems

The Night Sky

Have you heard of the Heart   that broke the Seven Seals   and scaled the heavens    in a Night? Past…

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The Player

He chooses to play the game.   He prays to win, and when he loseshe complains.    He’d lose nothing not…

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The Flower Bed

Here was a flower bed.   Now a thicket of weeds grows in its stead,   whereupon wild beasts feed and tread….

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Pigeons and Bears

The pigeon and the bear   are common everywhere.One dwells in its lair;   the other roams the air. Pigeons settle anywhere. …

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The Badlands

Hamites and Magogites   spread in the Promised Land like termites.Not an Abraham in sight.   Where’s the dark hair and skin…

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There Is No God

Nature–your God–is weak.   Listen. Does it speak?Why bow to your knees   to a God no one sees? God is silent….

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The Meek Shall Inherit

A wealthy expatriate   on a visit back homesaw a meek compatriot   sitting in the dust alone. “My compatriot,” he said, …

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The Pine Forest

There once was a fine     forest of pine.Where pine lived happily    with their family. Then came the lumberjack, …

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Crumble

There once was a city called Stumble    in the ruins of Crumble.This story will tell    how the great…

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