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Poems on… war

War. War never changes. - Fallout War is as old as man. In the deep forests we slew one another with stone and spear. The Bible at times makes a celebration of war: This is what the Lord Almighty says... "Now go and strike Amalek and devote to …

Poems on… Love

Love is perceived as the traditional muse of poetry. The experience of love is otherworldly; a rich, almost intoxicating emotion that makes one feel something like a god. Anne Sexton sums it up well in this stanza of her poem "When Man Enters …

Poems on… suicide

What Schopenhauer called will to live is the cornerstone of the human condition. Shockingly, ┬áthis will is sometimes defeated by a longing for death. The most poignant expression of this longing is suicide. And the conjunct for suicide is perfect …