Another Guilty Hand

Provocative, evocative verbal imagery, seemingly more fitting for autumn or the greyish – white wasteland of post – holiday Winter than the hot sauna days of summer when this part of Earth is seemingly equal to the inner planets of our solar system.

Ren'ee Verona

The scorn vivid lies that sit within the misunderstood chambers of my mind
Flow eternally with a sight that has been forever masked with my livid-ity
To obscure these tantalizing memories
That I have for yesterday’s false promises and today’s passing hours

Depression is setting in, and I do not know when I had lost my will to smile

It’s as if I am at the edge of my own optimism, with roses blooming to a blossoming doom
A rainy mood, there for all to see, although also there for me to hide
Mortified a facial surface painted with a tragic face and agony’s embrace amplified
This misery is not what I wish to speak of, but therein resides my only inspiration for a time

…Everything just seems so dead…

Intimacy has fallen into vanity, thus the sanity of our humanity is simply profane
As we no longer comprehend the…

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Ball of Cheese

Since folklore, epics, legends, & other such appeal to me, this caught my eye, especially since it comes from a non – Western, non Judeo – Christian tradition.

Stories

Once upon a time, a mother was telling stories to her son, on a full moon day. Suddenly the child asked: Can I eat that ball of cheese in the sky. The mother laughed and told: Of course you can but it is too far away…

Suddenly, the child stood up and lept into the air… The shocked mother watched him thrust towards the moon like a Vimana.

Seeing an object fast approaching the moon, Indra used his Vajra and a bolt of lightening struck the child on his jaw. He fell to the ground in a dying state. Anjana mourned …

Seeing what happened to his son, the wind god Vayu was furious and withdrew from the universe. All the beings began to suffocate. Indra and Devas revived the child and each of them gave him their special powers, to appease Vayu.

Since he was struck in the jaw (hanu)…

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Fleur De Lis

Emotive & quite colorful stream of imagery. I think I’ll shelve my cameras & go back & sharpen my writing skills. The prospect is tempting…..

Ren'ee Verona

Magnify the magnitude of this modified motif – a masterpiece posed in motion
Manipulating my vision, thus be stilling my eyes upon her image
A beauty that in the wake of, even Aphrodite became a falsified specter to

So, who am I to deny my own eyes the joys of such a glorious sight?

Thereby, hear the sounds
That are composed from the angel’s echoing whispers blooming within thy ears
And embrace that affectionate fixation justifying a divine passion coded a delicate wonder
Shaping the heaven’s skies
To match the priceless pearls portrayed as the pupils within her photonic eyes

Benign

No man can deny the rapid rhythm contorting the core that sits within his own chest
Therefore, Infatuation vindicating the inclination of benevolence is said to manifest…
Look at her the eclipse eclipsing his every thought; As she bends the night sky around her light
The virtues tied to admiration…

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Queen Alexis & The King Of Fools

Happy to see that the art of storytelling is alive & well. Storytelling echoing the venerable oral tradition when people would sit around a campfire after a hunt, or a day tending to flocks. The need for storytellers is still present even with our internet, websites, webcasts, vlogs & sophisticated devices.
Long may it live !

Ren'ee Verona

Can I for a moment tell you a story…A tale that is but a whisper in our noble royal court
Herein this fable lies a fool and a beautiful queen named Alexis
Every day the unwise comic would sing to the majestic maiden
Seeking only to enchant her heart, because what was of his, sat only as hers

Many moon went by, thus many times did he make her smile
And day by day she became more and more of that which was thereof his undying inspiration

“My, you are quite the entertainer” her royal highness spoke so eloquently

“It’s just I jest justly about being a jester to justify my jesting gesture
Towards this everlasting love I have for thee” replied the clever trickster

“I take it that you are flirting with me?” asked the queen

“I am a fiend … a night crawler gifted with the ability to…

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Christianity Can Dish It Out, But Can’t Take It

As a resident of the Bible Belt, I have had to put up with a fair amount of intolerançe, closed – mindedness, paranoia, distrust ( directed towards other groups ), casual bigotry, misuse / abuse of Biblical passages, & having my POV minimized. Strict adherence to religion kills grey cells :), & smothers the human spirit.

Lucien Maverick's Blog

It never ceases really to amaze me how the Christian community, along with many religious communities really, can attack mercilessly, but cannot take a taste of their own medicine.  Does anybody remember that billboard that was up around Christmas last year?  I have a picture of it that I will show, which will illustrate for you what I am trying to say.  What I am trying to say is this – Christian American can dish out endless series of punishment, retribution, scathing, hatred, and venom, but cannot take even the slightest bit of criticism.  Here is the billboard –

Take a nice long look at that billboard.  Take a long look.  Let me ask you something – does that sound even the slightest bit confrontational to you?  Do you feel like you are somehow being attacked by that billboard?  I am, of course, asking any Christians who read my blog. …

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Will Religious Freedom Continue to Ring?

via Will Religious Freedom Continue to Ring?

If America persecutes Christians so badly, she should try living in Pakistan, Iran, or North Korea. THEN she can grouse  & kvetch about persecution & ” oppression “, etc.

Oddly enough, in half a heartbeat, these same folks would start a theocracy where no differing opinions, views or expressions thereof would be tolerated. But Christians should be given a free pass, I guess…..

Trust me, any group would get the same ” no confidence ” vote from me – Religious, extreme Dawkins atheist, neo – Conservative, Uber – Liberal or extreme vegan. Religious extremists get little to no sympathy from me even in the U.S. Bible Belt anymore than any other group.

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