a poem by Joshua Brown
Sandy time glassed to form from gods' lust
Monster family born of anxious violent vice
Timeless demons, scripts of death, now dead
Overwhelmed by angels, preachers of life
A wild girl with quiet insurrection stands
Ready to face the truth
A wild boy, indignant and indigenous flies:
Not to flee in ignorance, but pow'r
Trusted senses guide him through the night
Regretful of the years he wept and cowered.
Insist. Insist on building towers in the mind
Killing buffalo on hunts filled with adrenaline
Break. Break the bands I've chained on child
Child punished for the sin, unforgiveable sin
Shame erased. On demons death a SHOUT:
"Take Jerusalem, holy city of God, take."
God has died, but not in vain, god has died
But not in vain, dance on, child, dance on.
See my footsteps, child? See the path clear.
I stood in silence, contemplating death was near
But power does not flow to those who abuse
Watch me climb, see me win by losing.
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