Although I lived Like snow among Aryan rays, In my final hour I will not forget my last Prayer: I won't die for naught.
How I wish I could sing My song to you, The highs and lows of how I adore all that you are. But, my voice falters, and breaks Like everything in life eventually does. So in my private time I Construct a poem just to give To you. To show you a glimmer Of what … Continue reading #209 – The warble of love
The state, being a manifestation of The nation and directing its aims Through its people: we do not have this. We have state against nation: Where so many words are flung to the wind Like insignificant sands, mere specks in A collage of desires and obfuscation. Power hungry with aching bowels they Run with the … Continue reading #208 – The state
I haven't got the will nor strength To fight another day, so I Make myself believe that there isn't Another one to come. That the sun won't rise, The moon won't sink, That there isn't another day to fight, So I make belief that tomorrow will never come. *This poem was inspired by the song … Continue reading #207 – Make belief
Of all the places and times to Dwell in, the one that We belong to is that which Relates to our nativity. Our natal patrimony, The chain of which we are, The links that make us. We are more a chain than a link. Through nation, through patrimony, Through matrimony, our legacy and Heritage lives … Continue reading #206 – The nation
He wiped the dust away which had settled on his shoulders. He had stood staring at the gates for a while now, and thought of how they looked like fashionable versions of what surround a prison, after all wasn't that what an old folk's home was in a way? A prison for those still imprisoned … Continue reading This face of mine – chapter IV.
This biography about the life and death of Yukio Mishima is written by his personal friend Henry Scott Stokes. Henry was a writer and had came into contact with Mishima, personally visited and been invited by Mishima himself for visits, holidays and house visits. In the introduction Henry explains how he came into contact with … Continue reading The life and death of Yukio Mishima by Henry Scott Stokes, book review