Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR (A Collection of Select Works... / The City That Never Sleeps)
Of Clockwork Destiny...
Winnowing at the notion of judgement
we ocularise with antithesis
like charlatans in lieu of antipathy,
and all that which we've become
as perpetrators and desecrators...
steel bound menstruators
of all that was good and pure.
and shame on ourselves, the likes of us,
though just mortal life we be-
for learning how to twist and bastardize
all we learned in childhood innocence;
so now what do we do, what can we say
when time and destiny finally meet
and wash their hands of us all?
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