The Elvis of God


… and Glam Rock Saviour

of a child playing

with wildfire rebellion

as the croupier of sin

deals him in

to a game even the dead

can never win

Body and spirit

within the echo of a scream

caught in the tangled web

of a deceptive dream

swiftly twisting

the taste of sweet venom

from the acrid smoke rising

over a wasteland

of wandering souls

where a toxic river flows

into a boiling ocean

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The Broken Hallelujah

For the children
of a grand delusion
who never stopped dreaming
For those hurting
through all the loving
and the loathing
who fell
chasing their own tail
like a sacrificial offering
to a reflection glistening
four sheets to the wind
and under the full sail
of a fevered imagination

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