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Dementia Pathos



Dementia Pathos
Dementia demi
Spins over the orb,
Remembrance claiming
Through chaos of drops

Through windfuls of tempests,
Through fires of strikes:
Beware you, tenets,
Heaps stinking of rugs!..

Memorial mori –
Life stone creates
To chisel your warrant,
To put in your blade,

To make Hero’s stature
And earn holy Right:
For Legend to cure
Souls seeking their light!..

Let statues and temples
Be crushed and restored
And grandsons of vandals
Their essence adore:

Dementio-cratos
In auto-start –
Rebirth its new pathos,
Frankincense and nard!..
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Submitted on December 23, 2020

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