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spacer.gif   Katherine Chronis
Posted by : cj on Friday, December 03, 2004 - 03:54 PM
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Poetry:  Click On The Author's Name Visionaries Are Scapegoats
Placation seems to be the message
as it always has been
but some brave soldiers persevere
maintaining purpose in spite
verying shades in the belief thru doubt
we are of the moon
Milk + Bruise

I have always been different than the usual
I know 'cause people watch me
I'm like a bird - like a cat
people think I am an exotic
in the zoo of the streets
I have always smelled a bit ripe

Born in 1964
Swedish Covenant Hospital
I was supposed to be named after my mother's mother
Irene
while my mother was drugged out
smiling in her shiny slumber earned
my father wrote his own mother's name
Katherine
means pure
Irene means calm
Chronis = Time
PURE TIME is right on
calm is limiting
calm is taking a pill
not that I haven't taken many
in my own time of slumber

flowing heart of flame
it's the feelers I feel for the most
they offer me host
on the pavement
We feeling All and Alive and Rebirth
Everyday
We are communal worms
you can't stop our being alive

I have always hung with scapegoats
knew we were kin early on
in the park
with the winos, bums, freaks, crazies, weirdos, drug
pluggin alright feeling sunlight in our veins

when I was little I was forever getting electrocuted
or falling from up high
I have always been a dramatic goof
triumph of decency
Sound your trumpets
I wearing an invisible cape
I am on the case
Do you hear me flapping?

 
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