An assortment of poems and other selected writings.
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God Shuffled his Feet
My longest, and most self-indulgent work thus far. Questions the need of god in the scientific age. Slightly blasphemous.
(A guide to mythological characters from Greek mythology is listed here).
"Who is it this time," thundered Zeus
"Hercules had the strength of fifty men
"Careful there, my Lord," replied Hera
"The weapon of reason bears he
Zeus greeted the bow solemnly
"O mighty ruler of the skies!" Phaedrus began
"For aeons have we loved you
"For aeons have we revered you
"Let your children be free
"Indeed, wise Phaedrus," smiled Zeus
"Delusional child! Do you not see
"Count your blessings that Achelous and Aeolos
Phaedrus stood as calm as ever
"Achelous and Aeolos have long been enslaved
"Bless us, indeed!
"Enough of this blasphemy!" cried Zeus, not amused anymore
"Tell me, knave scholar!
Phaedrus stood still his ground, unfazed by the diatribe
"We fear not either the spew of Typhoeus
"Even your majestic thunderbolt, Great King
Zeus was indignant now
The puny Phaedrus was proving to be
"It would seem
"For as long as Hades rules over the netherworld
For once Phaedrus was silent
But then he caught the look in Phaedrus’ eye
As Phaedrus turned to leave