a mixture of short stories, poetry and prose along with fables and political commentry
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The twisted monarchy
the twisted monarchy
In this spell-binding collection, Indana Simonde combines poetry and
prose in an enlightening, tinted mixture dripping with the antiquity of
another time and place. Lush images and rich metaphors bring Simonde’s
words to life, creating a vibrant tapestry brimming with energy. But he
ultimately chronicles life and the nature of what it means to have a soul with
grace and power.
Jumping from racial boundaries to social structure and to history, Simonde
mixes love, anger, hatred, tragedy, and politics to bind you in an enchanting
spell with the past, present, and future. An avid fan of a more fluid and free
form of communication from the arts, Simonde’s stunning poetry and prose
elevates our most basic emotions to a new level of understanding.
The Broken Soul of Angelese the Orchid Sphinx speaks to your heart, enfolding
you in a warm embrace of life’s mysterious elegance.
The prince carried on moving forward and the love
within his heart crept out permeating into the
environment and then it happened. The twisted
nature of the hatred inhabiting the cruel and
unforgiving land simply vanished behind him, the
trees began to straighten and unfurl, standing bold
and ever true. Flowers bloomed and blossomed out of
the corner of his eye and there was nothing left but
the Jacaranda tree, where he first met her. She was
alone and searching for the light that was evident in
his eyes. They sparkled and sparked a movement that
was essential to the nature of the tone of his heart.
They embraced one another and moved without
saying a word, floating off to the sky. In a circular
momentum, they simply embraced one another with
the love of the world in their core beings, becoming
nothing more than raw energy. As time stood still,
they disappeared never to be seen again.
—From the short story, “Painting at the Palace”