Archive for July, 2016

The Other DDR.

Posted: 2016-07-31 in ©ddr7hd, Blick!, DDR, History, People Suck

Alone, afraid, subdued,

I watch a documentary

to get me in the mood.

Mesmerizing horror,

Das Dritte Reich.

The things we did.

The things we do…

 

Once we were lost within the system,

it was really pleasant,

a certain kind of freedom,

a certain kind of hope.

Now we are trapped in the system,

and it is truly bondage,

an aspect of hell,

every day we are compromised,

compelled to manipulate and violate ourselves.

Tomorrow, the same.

 

Permanence,

it would seem,

is nothing but fragments

(of what should be).

 

I imagine myself completely naked,

walking along a pristine beach.

I’m holding the hand of a man,

he too is naked.

We aren’t talking,

we have no need to speak out loud,

we are communing silently,

it is a deep and pure connection,

as we walk along the beach.

I feel safe and secure.

I feel enlightened.

I no longer feel afraid.

The scene is beautiful.

We are beautiful.

We are made in the image of God.

 

The Duma and the Rada

sat down one day

and decided to communicate,

co-operate,

for the benefit of all humankind.

Wow.

Wow.

My eyes widened as they opened.

Huh?

Huh…

Of course.

It was all a dream,

I realized after I woke.

 

Today I bought myself a Birthday card,

a road cyclist on the front.

Through the watercolor, kinetic hues,

I could see that it was Lance Armstrong,

Team RadioShack days.

The card wasn’t trying to be ironic,

nor was it discounted in price.

That I would buy the Birthday card,

or even want to,

says something about me,

history

and society.

 

I do as I feel the Spirit leads,

and

I will be lost to the human system,

for an indefinite while,

I believe.

Timeless.

 

All that love and attention,

Care and devotion,

Wasted,

Betrayed,

Desecrated.

A lifetime of care, details, sentiment.

All for nought.

When the man with the gun comes to your door

And tells you to get out.

Dishevelled,

you leave with nothing but memories and pain.

Heartbreak and bewilderment.

This is humanity?

 

Another day.

Another man sells his soul to the devil.

Professing a religion,

motivated by hate,

self-righteous evil,

he acts

and drags all humanity down.

Endless spiral.

Hell on Earth.

 

Deluded and bamboozled

by your wannabe

bourgeois ideology,

bells and whistles,

telling me what to do,

I forget myself,

the essential and fundamental,

individual and collective,

beautiful possibilities gone.

I watch the programs on TV you tell me to

and obey the adverts in between times.

I am your soldier,

you feed me shit,

as we march westwards

into the sunset

and death.

Thank you, at least, for giving me the opportunity to have a nice funeral – I only need to sell my soul and legacy to this life-insurance policy, a plan truly for death.