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  Forever Chameleon
by Odin Roark
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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Fear to act on behalf of human decency and rights bodes paralysis without a vaccine.


Forever Chameleon

 

At once the magician

The power of anything out of the hat

Beckoning broadcast

Sanguine power to watch

 

For just as fear freezes

So too thaws the past

Upon deaf ears

History replays

Ancient truths

No amount of hiding

Can contain

 

Believing he is without rival

Confident of the buttons

White

Black

Pulsating

Red

 

How rose this kind

This uncontained dark embodiment

This rule by madness

Designing mass murder

Foreshadowing Hollywood versions

Political rants of hawkish lean

Even

Dictators yet to come

 

We watched

We cringed

But we…

 

While destinies of Peoples

Being roiled by storms of passion

Reigning upon their innocence

Awaited twisted cravings

That never cooled

Knew not the warmth of sun

Only the ice of all that is dead

 

With words like hammer blows

Gates protecting the hearts of people

Splinter

Fracture

Fall

 

For lest we forget

 

Centuries bury

But also resurrect

Endlessly revealing

For some

Cyclic misfortune

Dismay

Hopelessness

 

Yes

 

He died

But might he be back

Haunting the global mirror

An insanity ever reflective

 

Seeing himself

As once Hitler

Now an Assad

 

Evil

 

Forever Chameleon

 




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Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 2/29/2012
Evil. It abounds where good seems to back itself into dark corners and only whisper meaningless words of truth and honesty. Aye, dictators are being pummeled from their golden glittering castles, but the ones taking it from them are also to be feared. They, too, I am afraid, are evil.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/28/2012
Stark and real and very effective, Odin. Thank you for sharing. Love and peace to you,

Regis

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