baseball bats. hand guns. brass knuckles. machetes. a rope swung over a tree limb. religion. nerve gas. atomic bombs. highjacked jets. lithium. prozac. alcohol. shopping. television. celebrity. celebrutality.
i set my pathfinder toward the land of the rising sun. toward the big red bear. toward the red star rising over the oil fields. i follow the trail of burning olive branches toward the red star rising in the east.
a child will be born. and a new age, asunder and torn, like the flags i have worn, will blossum and bloom. with a sonic boom. red star rising.