Posts tagged ‘passive’

April 2, 2019

Curtain Call

by Nick Anthony

Once more, the roar of applause thaws his heart and makes him wish he didn’t have to depart this stage. Where had the years gone? He wonders. How did each day, so long, become faint flashes of memory? An ambling trajectory of wasteful debauchery, his life has passed him by like a distant plane in the sky. And now, as he clocks out of consciousness and stares across an endless necropolis, the clapping masses have gone silent. His heart is no longer raging and defiant. Overhead, the black curtain is falling and the blissful escape of the void is calling.

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January 21, 2014

A Quiet Idle Brain

by Venkat

A quiet idle brain
Deep in my head
Leaves in me a stain
A meaning unread

A quiet idle brain
Gaping at people to see
On border of pleasure, pain
A true portion within me

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