Archive for the ‘People, Place & Politics’ Category

Sornyaki

It’s wonderful, I guess,

that she gets a feeling of fulfillment from *that*,

I, alas, don’t.

Yet, I am judged by her standard, her mores.

While I don’t cast any stones, I stand condemned.

Is this fair?

 

(To be continued…)

       

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Gruss aus Hameln (2)

I’m confused. Obviously, I watch too much TV news.

Last week, I said: “He’s not the devil.”

Pied Piper, spoken song.

Now, I know I was wrong.

 

(To be continued…)

 

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Pinochet & Friends

Nothing seems to motivate people

(and evil)

quite like the prospect of wealth

and power.

Treason against self and collective,

“better angels” left to piss in wind.

 

©SvetkaSamizdat

 

 

 

 

 

In between the lines,

there is angst and despair,

unmet expectations,

dilemmas,

and simmering Cold Wars.

 

©SvetkaSamizdat