Elpis

The best Lack more than conviction The best Lack all hope & discernment How has it come 2 this? How is it that we are so content 2 sidestep rotting corpses & wallow en shit? © The Herder 20Nineteen Advertisements

The Herder’s Hymn Nr. 1

He is not the 1st Herder Nor shall he be the last Truly, the bones have been thrown; The royal die cast And this cipher, En the Long Ago, writ Amid rust and decay, The Freemen will say: All of our dreams are shattered Ev’ry rainbow dissolved Ev’ry golden statue turned Ento a heap of […]

What If? / Prologue

Their voices clear Their presuppositions, strong & persuasive So much so, eye consider the argument of the Realists And its journalistic appeal Put away the tripe! Put away these enfantile notions, Your dreams crowding the nite W/ star-fill’d oceans & elephants trampling skyes underfoot You wore the cynic’s coat once (You looked good en it […]

TwentyTwelve

.   .   .   .   as we prepare 2 mourn its passing We have made great strides, you and eye And have outgrown the glamour and glitz Of ev’ry garish bauble this mud province has to offer So now, Standing at the dawn of Surya’s luminous trove, What we desperately need is a poverty of the […]