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Poetry or More...

I successfully published a poetry book, i entitled, Poetry or More. Now, the original plan I used is to place three year in one book, text side audio. Unfortunately, a 100MB or 100,000KB limit exist on ebooks that can be loaded <that is fair cause that equate to a huge amount from raw text>. Thus, I made four version, one is only text that include all the years. The other three are partials: 2015-2016, 2017 January to June, or 2017 July to December. 
The text only includes all the poem stories, poem of the months or seasons. I placed the links to each Poetry or More variant below, and if you want an excerpt I kept the December solstice 2017/December 2017/December Poem Story 2017/July Aphelion 2017 poem blog entries. All is linked below. Enjoy. 


Poetry or More 2015-2017 text only
Poetry or More 2015-2016 audio or text 
Poetry or more 2017 January to June audio or text
Poetry or more 2017 July to December audio or text

Overdrive links 


December Poem Story 2017
December 2017 






Somewhere, or sometime, in existence 
In a temporal expanse 
Tween cluster's from star's or nebula's  
On a planet from like set 
Aside a beach, part to an isle in the caribbean, is waterfall's 
Where she sit 
I don't know her name 
Have not ask'd about 
Been here a few day, and still not approach 
I have no game, or malice play 
A simple joy, watching the sun, shadow, wind, or mist mix, about her, or her dress 
But... time is near done 
The time this somewhere 
Me no romeo, her no juliet 
Nor us two ship, to make a living idol or gret or regret 
Only a woman enjoying the sun, shadow, wind, or mist, mix about her, or her dress 
Or a man enjoying where she sit, honorable distance, no persistence 
Two pleasant, quiet, honest... 


model: amber rayne 

photographer: Travis Houze 



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Happy December Solstice. Mama Earth in less than a moment tilt her axis farthest from parallel to the Sun, more than any other time save one between the Perihelions. May those in the northern hemisphere, have a collective , communal warmth, may those in the southern hemisphere, have a energetic smooth cool. 


A once virgin prince, now white hair king
Ponder to her tomb, the Last Rose, from Hadinchi
On his regal seat, in a cold empty hall
He remember, the fairies dance, on all the jewel pall's
No longer their sprinkle's, in this long fall
He leave his seat, stride slow on broke floor
He see her portrait, made when good time's were more
A goblin weave'd her skin, from hairs on the amber boar
No longer it make step, in this long fall
Open the hall door, and on to the mausoleum
The path shimmer or shine, throughway, to where his woe's sum
From glass depicting her life, molded from dragon fire's, or jitu hum's
No longer they breath or song, in this long fall
Finally, to her body rest, in grandeur timeless
A statue made, from the king mind or hand, to her likeness
Eight ninth from centuries, on the craft, and still a jumble mess
No longer can he remake, in this long fall
And fall... the white hair king, crying My Love! my love...
Time smooth over, and none recall, or only hear whisper, in winter
To the once virgin prince or Tamawari, his lover
...But, the rarest whisper, say a black dove cry in a spring, will end their leter


Audio link( https://www.spreaker.com/user/6716082/december-solstice-2017-poem )

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December 2017 poem

I will place the audio for the december 2017 poem in the winter solstice, december 21st, enjoy the october while. the november and december are below in text. 



 I don't know what is wrong with collard green's 

but they are not like they use'd to be 

I remember smelling a valley 

farther than any can see 

I remember chewing the rubbing's 

from a loving hand, to a green 

Where are those collard green's? 

Silly me... where are the folk who know collard green's? 

None around seem to know, what green's be 

the smell, down from roof gardin's 

the smiling face's from each park, to each subway 

remembering, loving hand's, to green's 

Where are they who know green's? 

Silly me...walking on concrete 

The collard green's, or those who know them 

can't live on the cold street 

They all flew to a country, where life is free 



 I hear some speak to maturity 

why am I not convince? 

do I have access to a wise diary 

am I living behind a fence 

nothing literal or from prison is about me 

sole support from my sense 

kin to all common water's  

born from being many schnee 

each winter, the former liquid chime, Never  Again! 

On the craterous surface, will we be sow 

Under only the sky, above all other life, is our remaining time 

... then the sun rise, and maturity prove elusive again 

... I hear few speak to possibility 

why do most shun if sense 

do they have no craft they fee 

are they surround from total absence? 

nothing craftal or annihil they don't see 

all support from their mince 

kin to all warstarter's 

born from inherent malflee 

each winter, the sanguine rhyme, Always Again! 

In the cavernous channels, will we be sow 

Under only the hide, between all other life, is our remaining time 

... then the lids rise, and possibility prove all coming again 

...Can a possible be immature 

Is immaturity a craft from some possible 

to reject all other possible 

Do the questions prove sense? 


Audio ( https://www.spreaker.com/user/6716082/october-2017-poem )

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Lucky 13 started as a project to build a story aside readers. The problem was a structural one as I was unable to create the interaction appropriately. I realized in figuring how to do the collage books how to formulate the choose your path book. 

The poll above relate to the book accessible through the following link LINK


Dear Readers, 

I tend to enjoy reading various articles on writing , the industry, the concepts, et cetera. parallel to craft articles. These topics can be fun or engaging. As some of you know, I have a controlled electronic footprint, meaning, I don't keep old posts. This blog never had fifteen posts and never will cause I don't like ejunk. But, I realize, aside my posts to what I created and create, I need a post to just chit chat if you will. So this post will serve that function, through its comments I will posts various topics concerning writing. 


This Collage book is based on the 1985 film legend. This Collage was interesting as the themes of Evil/Love/Fairies/Demons encircled each other.  Legend source story is more romantic and the Evil is not as straightforward as some will like to think, to be fair it is darkness not evil. Like the prior week , Please use the kobo mobile app to view. Please tell me your thoughts in private message if you are part of my email list or in guest comment here... Lastly, I am pondering what the next collage book should reference, the private collage series will involve black stories like john henry or three the hard way getting the treatment, so any ideas to another non black story you will like me to collage?


Links exist below to view the film or read the scripts.

the film for those that do not know 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7N_TSZdicLegend first script- one of the finest scripts I have ever read in terms of flat out imagination and beauty. the opening scene with the princess needed to be made 
Legend second script with the truest darkness- the black unicorn, lovely 
Legend third script made into the film 






Richard Murray Collages Book 1

Good day all, in my attempt to find a way to make the following epub functional on all systems I took time I hoped to present it to you  before next month. As hinted, I was unsuccessful in making the epub functional in every ereader but I can confirm that if you read the epub in the kobo app it can be accessed and viewed appropriately. Now, what is the epub? 

Well, it is as the title to this blog entry suggest, Richard Murray Collages Book 1 . It is the epub version to the zenith power collage placed below. I realized after gaining reply that the length or style to my collage needed adjusting. To that end, I hopefully made this form more functional to my readers. But, gardless, I hope you enjoy this. It is free to download so all that is lacking is your interest. If you want more context to the story or how this idea came about read from the boldened or capitalized text "the zenith power collage" below. As it is, this is the 1st in this series and the next story I will make a collage from is the 1985 film Legend. As always your thoughts are welcome to the stories <please tell me your favorite photo> , or to the epub structure, or any other art or design topic. Be Safe 




The following is an update to the original post, appended below the following. From the beginning my goal was to make a screenplay publicly. I admit, I was going to use regular text but luckily found a kobo writing life blog post from Chris Mandeville which gave me the idea to make a collage to begin the process. I thought that was a nice artful way to engender a public view to where WE will go. But, while I was making the collage I already knew I wanted to make a powerpoint for it, with fragments, not complete stories even flash stories. But, fragments, not even spell checked. I wrote them all rawly and intending for them to be discussed or debated. Thus, here is my Zenith Power Fragment Collage. With this tool you guys can note the particular fragments you like, suggest or discuss possibilities where we can go next. Remember, if you are not a member of African American Literary Book Club you can still comment as a guest. I ask that you do so and use whatever monicker from the esocial world you use, so I know it is you. Ignore, the link button on the first page, it is only if people embed or link to the powerpoint in other places away from here. Just click anywhere on the image below outside the link button to begin. One last note...:) I used the side panel space to link to my other ebooks so click where it does not seem like a book cover. 



Well, what say you?! If you want another structure, Here are my Writing Islands, will you or have you made one



Chris Mandeville presented her collage to a story she wrote and that made me think. Why not present a collage to a story I have pondered and we can discuss collages in an open story, one in which i create in public. Below is my collage to my tentatively titled "The Zero Power"  based on one of my favorite films from the 80s , the first power, starring  lou diamond phillips. It is similar to the film, Fallen, starring Denzel washington, i dare say its predecessor, not a prequel but the same kind of villain. and in both movies,a non beleiving cop in spiritual matters, at least to the level of possession, is warned and does not heed it, and the criminal after murder by the state, spiritually possesses others, against their will and is allowed to act free. In the First Power, more abilities are gained over time while in fallen it is just the one and in both, the end does not convince that the negative spirit is killed. Though in first power, it seems a negative spirit possessed the murderer, while in fallen the murderers spirit is itself the actor.
A few things come to mind, some openings, first the story is not confined. the cause to this negativity is not made clear or who is supporting it is not made clear. All the main characters roles are up in the air, is russ's character possessed or not. who taught seaton and will she grow, what is her true role? the spirit of marguerite is not dead but where is it, what role will she play especially concerning the christian church that opposed invovlement

so, i went about making a collage.I first got photos of the people. And i saw the shape of a cross, lou diamond atop, korber the bottom, arlen and williamson to the wings, griffith centrally. between Russ(lou diamond) and the killer(korber) is the nun(arlen), the seer(griffith) and the friend(williamson). 
but then i had a bunch of pieces in my mind: ancient church to satan in spain and zealots in california populated around korber, then excommunicated christian nun next to arlen. I think to late believer to Williamson. I thought seer in love to griffith.lastly, to lou diamond i thought , sleeping christian knight. 

This is what I came up with to the story, The Zero Power, which I am thinking of calling The Zenith Power instead. If you read the rundown, which I place below for those unfamiliar to the story, you will comprehend, why Zero and then Zenith.  After you read the rundown or from your general thoughts, any ideas to what images I should add to the collage:) 



video full film - better screen

text story synopsis
Collage reference

IF you do not know the film, here is a rundown, it was written by Robert Resnikoff
-It starts with a nun (Elizabeth arlen) referring to the book of revelation mentioning a link between certain murders and symbols of the devil. She is not believed by the cardinal or monsignor, and sent back to convent. 
-A cop, Russ (lou diamond phillips) is frustrated, trying to find the next locale to the murders. He gets a call from a mysterious woman (Tracy griffith) who tells him she knows the next locale. She tells the cop after he swears to not allow the death penalty to the criminal, the location to the next victim, and even gives him his name. Logan then derives a graphic upon the locations he has marked on a map.
-the law enforcement trap to the killer is set, bored, tired or leisurely. 
-the cop's partner Franklin (Mykelti Williamson) is driving them to the site, trying to convince the cop that it is a hoax. Russ is unconvinced and sees a possibility, jesting franklin's spirituality or fears from boogie men as franklin rubs a charm.   
-The female cop luring the criminal is grabbed by a man with a pentagram on his hand, the killer man (Jeff Kober). 
-The superior law enforcers,commander perkinds side lieutenant grimes , bust the trap to an angry phillips, telling him the time is up. 
-The female cop Carmen (Sue Giosa) is in some subterranean area of the city, bound and wakes to see the killer with a mask on. he takes off the mask and tells her to not be afriad, so that he can help her. 
-Russ and Franklin go to the park , the only place law enforcement has not searched to find Carmen. 
-The killer states his process of going through a small door at his or carmen's third eye reciting christian chants backwards, while Russ side Franklin are searching for him
-Russ and Franklin are still searching when the killer place the mask on carmen and prepares to knife her, but stops when he hears someone outside his cave. He successfully sneaks franklin but russ comes and after a skirmish russ runs after the killer
-Russ chases the killer into a warehouse, where the killer plays the cat and mouse game to russ, and tried to kill him pushing some metal pats on him. Russ is shooting on any sign of him. His gun is out of bullets and russ jumps on the killer and they both go out of the window onto some mess. Russ is stabbed but overpowers the criminal, and before he can beat him to death uniformed law enforcers arrive come and bind the killer
-a news program reports the killer is captured by Russ, russel logan, it is mentioned this is the third time in five years russ as succeeded in a case like this, and that the murderer was a mere water supply manager
-the court date, russ believes the killer will get the death penalty, the killer is happy and asks about russ's stomach, and the killer goads russ to make sure he gets the death penalty, and says he owes him one, "see you around buddy boy"
-Russ and other law enforcers are enjoying their victory, and russ gets a call
-the mysterious woman calls the precint and says, to russ, no death penalty, and to stop it before it is too late
-the killer is in the chamber , while russ side others watch, and the killer is jubilant, and looks happily to russ as they close the door, franklin bids the killer farewell and the killer is gassed
-the killer is dead in the chamber, but Russ thought he saw movement, franklin is unphased. then the killer seem to escape the chamber and russ is trying to shoot him but he is unstoppable and approaches him with his knife, before the strike, Russ wakes up from the dream sweaty, his cat,jack, bouncing on his bed
-Russ has a rose on the other pillow , i iguess for company, and the cat is nervous, hissing, russ takes his gun, which is near his bad and hears noises. he goes to his investigative room and it is covered in blood. the door sounds and law enforcers are there, russ tells them to bring forensics to the room but it is normal when he they arrive and they tell russ that he is needed
-Russ is at the caves agaian and carmen, the female  cop, was murdered with the symbol. Russ is saddened
-A woman beats a man to a parking spot and is walking out when blood spills from the water pipe. She then see no cars and a mysterious man appears. She is startled by the man who then appears behind her when a stranger startles her out. she sees a paper describing the killer being gassed successfully
-in a holding room, the same woman is walking about, while franklin side russ look to her. Franklin tells russ she only wants to speak to you and russ agrees, the other cops entertained by the possible romance that can spew or jest
-Russ and the mysterious woman, seaton, meet for the first time face to face, and russ ask about Carmen's death. She tells him the pentagram killer killed carmen, he says she is playing, she says he was celebrating an execution, and the killer's spirit is back, and describes herself as a professional and that she has helped save a child. Then she tells him, she was the caller unstraightly. Then he questions her, about how she knew the killer and she tells them she saw a child he killed and was compelled to search for him. russ jests and says she used her powers for his phone number and she says, she has a friend at the phone company. Seaton makes it clear, she helped him and he broke his promise and he is after her. She leaves her contact information and leaves the holding room
-russ tell a cop to follow her, and franklin says they got the guy who killed carmen 
-russ is viewing a man, seemingly scarred but very quiet being questioned by a law enforcer angry at carmen's death, the commander say they found him in an ally and he had the weapon in his hame. they say the man has no identification
-Russ coolly goes into the prison room, and sees if the man has any recognition to flame near his eyes, the man is unmoved, as Russ leaves he hears, see you around buddy boy but asks if it was the other law enforcer who said it
-Russ leave, depressed and franklin ask if he is ok, russ ask if that man could kill anyone, and russ smell a setup
-russ and franklin go to the house of seaton, no one is there and russ break in, franklin state a warrant would help. seaton has an expensive place and russ side franklin walk around in it admiring the house searching her place<an early internet site is visible> russ finds a horoscope for him, and a false reference is made
-the cop following seaton, seaton discovers, and tells him he should try internet dating, as he lost her looking to a woman with a red short skirt
-russ listens to her audio messages, and then the killer is on the tape 
-seaton finds both of them i her home illegally searching
-russ then wants to show her the message the killer had for him on the phone, but it was not. franklin tells him maybe he erased the message. Russ then says seaton and the killer are working together, and threatens seaton. seaton warns franklin he is in trouble after she see his lucky charm change to a pentagram.
-russ side franklin take seaton to a fair, or carnival and franklin ask what are they doing
-seaton says the killers spirit is at the fair, franklin is scared, and worries what is going on, and russ says he erased the message.
-russ side seaton is looking around and franklin is alone rubbing his charm
-seatons senses the killer , and franklin gets run over by a horse driving a carriage, and franklin admits he saw the killer as he die
-russ asks for ambulance as he with seaton in the car chase the horse and wagon
-they reach the wagon and horse to a building and russ ties seaton in his car, seaton warns russ he is being played with but russ goes into the building
-the possessed driver to the wagon, appears like the killer then jumps off the roof, but lands easily and runs away
-russ chases down the fire escape and sees two guys and asks them what they saw, they say they saw nothing
-law enforcement is at the scene, the commander asks russ how a guy jumps off a building waves and runs away
-russ back at his car, sees the lietenant who is jesting at the law suit and the scenario, with seaton not there
-the commander gives russ a nod and russ knows, he is on thin ice, no more mistakes, a law enforcer says they found a cop dead
-russ is at the crime scene where a cop was executed , and hung up under a bridge, they show he has a cut across the neck and a pentagram sign and the commander takes russ off the case
-russ says to the chief, i hope i am crazy cause the other cop will not help
-russ goes to a church, and gives a blessing in the christian fashion, he sits alone, he notice a woman praying distantly, and chooses to go to the confessional
-russ asks forgiveness, and admits he parted ways to catholicism, and speaks to the priest about how his father was shot an innocent man and lamented his mother saying her husbands death was god's will
-russ ask the priest, if the spirit of the dead take over the living, and ask about possession, the priest respond possession can happen andthen the killer appears, and throws a knife
-russ see's the killer at the alter mocking the death of jesus and then he jumps through the church window, russ chases him to an old hotel, <like the hotel in they live> 
-russ goes to an upstairs floor in the hotel, gun in hand, and seaton arrives warning him, startled a door opens and an axman gets the jump on logan, before the ax can pierce him, seaton drops a perfume bottle at a store and runs out
-russ is running to the old hotel again, and he asks the concierge where did the man go, the concierge does not know but a hobo point upward, russ follows
-seaton arrives from a cab to the hotel and enters it, the same hobo guides her upstairs and seaton warns russ as a door opens and an axman comes out but his swing missess russ
-Seaton used a star and it stalls channing, the killer, russ scuttles and seaton breaks her concentration, the killer then takes a cieling fan and uses it chainsaw style as russ side seaton run
-russ and seaton go to the end of the hall and enter a room, russ's bullets no effect, and close a door, using a man sleeping on a bed as a doorstop while they climb outside
-the man used as a doorstop is shocked as channing busts through the door and leaps over him
-russ side seaton are on the ground from the fire escape and stop a car driving through a backalley, and enter it, channing then jumps on the car, the former driver scared and unstable
-russ drives the car forward and tries to knock off channing, after a drive, channing is knocked off and russ then stops the car somewhere in the street and tells the owner to give it to lietenant grimes to handle all damages personally
-russ then discusses to seaton. and asks seaton calmly what is going on. seaton says she is not completely certain , but outside of making russ see things, channing needs to possess bodies, the local frankfurter man is unconvinced as he hears in shot
-russ asks how can he see him, she says he can reveal himself to him, and she says she heard of a woman who can help
-russ side seaton drive to a nunery
-the nun at the door tries to disuade them as they ask for her. russ tries to use his badge but does not move the nun. 
-the nun directs them to sister marguerites solace. russ says thanks the nun does not speak to him. Seaton says to marguerite we need your help, an entity has returned and is killing, marguerite ask how it died and seaton says execution
-seaton asks about the first power, marguerite say the church rejects discussion, russ says he does not care
-marguerite says forget the first power, it is not a game, and closes her portal
-seaton asks her but no change, russ escort seaton out. russ then ask what next from seaton, and after sniding or jesting, seaton ask russ to pull over for that drink he asked for before
-in the bar, seaton get a drink for both, russ side seaton let out frustration in words, and proves she knows her drinks to russ
-russ gives advice on drinking, and seaton says she wants to get through, but she then starts to see what caused him to give up hope, and tells him he needs to believe in more than channing
-seaton then touched him and russ was very rude, and seaton leaves. russ follows and they warm to each other a little. 
-seaton says they have to go to channing's home, russ makes a snide comment and they arrive
-at channing's boyhood home an old woman opens the door and russ starts a lie saying they are their to prove channing is innocent and the old lady let them in
-the old woman says light hurts her eyes, from cataracts
-the old woman asks why did they wait so late to see patrick's innocence, russ lies and says that is why they are here
-seaton see a photo to the old womans' husband and patrick's mother, russ asks questions about a father and says channing was illegitimate
-the old woman contests that extremely and say her and her husband loved patrick channing, and seaton ask to see the room, the old woman agree
-in channings boyhood room, the old woman says no matter what anyone says he was happy here, and he could not be a murderer, he was quiet and considerate
-seaton starts to sense the room, and opens chanings mothers old trinket box, she then starts reciting the occurance when channings mother was being violated by her grandfather
- the old woman demands they leave, and russ says, you were there and let it happen, you let your husband molest your own daughter, and realizes, patricks father and grandfather is the same
-the old woman then realizes who russ is  and calls him a murderer, and seaton leaves, the old woman cries for russ to burn in hell
-russ is chasing seaton outside , and they reach the waterworks, russ chases seaton into the dark places in the waterworks
-russ find seaton who is going through things, a water work operator finds them and says a kid got drowned there, russ side seaton realize this is his first spot and seaton's hands have signs on them from an angry channing. seaton then leaves. 
-in the monsignor's office, sister marguerite grabs a box, he finds her taking the box and is saddened for her, she explains she turned people away who asked for help and says, satan has given a follow the first power, the monsignor is shocked considering the resurrection capability
-leaving the monsignor in shock, maguerite take the box and the monsignor say he will pray for her and she closes the door behind her
-in russ's car, seaton say channing will kill someone close to russ, they must hurry
-russ is driving, seaton in the passenger side, a call on the police radio to a location is picked up by russ. the location is an old plant, russ leaves seaton in the car
-seaton in the car hears another police call and then channing speak to her through the radio and she runs after russ into the old plant
-russ grag seaton startling her and channing giggle from the dark , russ side seaton search for channing
-channing toys with them and russ shoot wherever he sense channing
-Russ falls through an old floor and is separated from seaton, seaton runs and channing appears
-seaton try to back channing using a pentagram but he says she is holding it the wrong way and grabs her wrist roughly
-seaton warns channing he can't go on killing forever, and channing says movielike, you wanna bet
-channing grabs her neck firmly and seaton run away and then he scares her continually appearing wherever she runs to
-russ wakes up from falling while seaton is running from the spirit of channing, and sees her running from channing
-channing overtakes seaton and pulls out his knife, he is about to kiss seaton on the neck when russ appears, gun pointed
-channing through seaton out the way and used a move to disarm russ, channing is kicking russ's ass when seaton knocks him off the platform to old metal pilings
-russ side seaton go downstairs to the pilings and it is a man, grimes, not channing
-at evening, russ is talking to the commander, he can't beleive grimes is guilty, the chief wants to call and the commander tells russ to leave side seaton and no talking to anyone about this
-russ drives seaton to his house and leaves money by an old beggar, in the house seaton is scared and asks russ what will they do
-russ's plan is to kill everyone channing uses and they argue in frustration
-russ asks how channing got into grimes, and seaton says his drunkeness may have helped and in los angeles russ is more frustrated
-seaton then admits to the fear she has as channing keeps getting stronger, then russ tries to comfort seaton and she rejects the idea candidly but russ goes to her and they kiss, they are startled and begin to kiss again
-they hear a noise again and russ goes to check, the beggar then appears to seaton in the window dancing, excuse me bag lady, seaton cries for russ
-russ ask what is up and he sees nothing then the bag lady jumps through the window
-channing inside the bad lady beat up russ, and gestures to seaton
-russ side seaton leave his home and drive away, seaton tells russ they have no where they can run and the bag lady appear in his car and cause havoc at the wheel
-channing is attacking both russ or seaton while manipulating the car wildly on the road and drives the car into an accident
-russ is bloody in the wreckage, seaton or the bag lady no where around, he cries out for seaton as an onlooked try to attend to him, and seaton side the bag lady are totally gone
-russ is at sister marguerite's and he demands she help him find seaton no matter her views, she warns him he does not know what he faces and he says he does not care, she lets him in her room
-marguerite says channing will take seaton to where he performs his rituals- russ says he knows russ asks how to stop channing
-marguerite says it is stopping a being who has the first power, she explains, three powers can be bestowed by god or satan, the third is the ability to possess another's body, the second is in seaton the gift of knowing the future, the first power is resurrection, immortality
-russ says he does not know about this but he wants to help
-margueurite says one way exist, and reveals the cross in the box, to the only living soul that had all three powers, and the cross has a blade in it
-russ and marguerite go to the waterworks on the hunt to channing
-russ find seaton on a floor candles about in a pentagram, the bag lady sneak him and then marguerite fights him and he stabs marguerite
-russ shoots the baglady in the head and releases seaton, marguerite burns the body of the bad lady in the pentagram
-russ side seaton leave but the wound marguerite got was lethal, seaton till feels channing and russ goes back for marguerite who he see laying in the tunnel
-russ approach marguerite but channing has possessed her and drags him back into the chamber
-russ ask channing to let marguerite go, and tells him not to hide behind her, channing calls russ's bluff that russ would not shoot a nun
-channing points russ's gun to him and russ ask marguerite to fight channing, telling her, she can beat him, not to give up, he is not powerful, channing is a scared little boy
-russ then says the first person channing killed was his grandfather, and channingis rattled by the truth being revealed
-marguerite in control uses the blade and reveals channing , she disaparates, channing attacks russ and they fight
-seaton uses a waterwork and channing drags her into the water , russ sees it and follows, seaton, channing, russ are sliding down a pipe. seaton side channing arrive on a platform, the cross blade drops but channing kicks it away, channing threatens to kill seaton in an acid bath but russ lunges onto him, russ side channing fight, russ uses his lighter and burns channings face and throws him into the acid, then uses the lighter to ignite the acid, covering seaton
-they try to get out the waterworks when channing arrive out the acid fire, the cross blade is present, russ gets it and attacks channing. law officers in uniform appear as channing appears to be marguerite, russ then uses the blade and the law enforcers shoot him after he seems to injure channing, who is visible to the law enforcers after they saw him as the nun
-in a hospital room, seaton is sitting over russ, asking russ to come back to her, russ then gets up from the table, and seaton scared wakes up
-seaton looks to russ worried or uncertain and we here channing, see you around buddy boy


Listen to "January Perihelion 2017" on Spreaker.

Farthest from the light 
Is the ancient under water wheel 
Seahorse, crab, anchovy, or like, dance in it 
The last to it's kind 
It's descendent's, kill or betray the old life 
...Long before man, or when dinosaur's began 
Earth made the ancient plant's 
To play side all other children 
But... came a change 
Earth became cloudy, the sunlight distant in essence 
And, nearest penultimate ancient plant's died 
But the heart from Earth, did not want all to die 
And embrac'd the ancient under water wheel 
To usher in the dinosaur 
And, it surviv'd, to today, deep in the water 
Far from the sun , alway's

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Leah Cutter has this idea for a  island map where you use the coordinates for the genre you write in and make these islands
So I first had to list my work, I chose only the work I have published on Kobo, I didn't choose everything I have ever written or had accepted in this that or the other. While that would be fair, to be honest, my mindset is, if I incorporate those things that I may have to add another axis and I didn't want this to be muddled too much. If you ever tried to graph a function having five variables by hand you comprehend me, in the visual imbalance to that. 
As it is, I first listed each work I have in Kobo or I am working on this year, and labeled them next to it

Gospel of Joseph- Religious fiction
Kings of London Epic Poem CFC 2012-2013 sport Poetry/sport Comic/Sport Assessment
Kings of London Epic Poem CFC 2013-2014 sport Poetry/ sport Comic/Sport Assessment
Kings of London Epic Poem CFC 2014-2015 sport Poetry/sport Comic/Sport Assessment
Looking West and West - Story Collection - Fantasy
Lucky 13 - unfinished science fiction 
Richard Murray Thoughts Round 1 to 8 and ongoing /Sport Assessment/sport Poetry
Sunset Children Stories Fable Collection/ Story Collection
The Janidogo Fantasy Script
The Nyotenda Science Fiction Script 
The Visasiki Story Collection FREE intro
Richard Murray Poetry Collection- Fantasy poetry/Social critique poetry
Richard Murray public paths- Fantasy/Science Fiction 

For me, what I see is quite a bit of poetry and story collections

If I use two axis- one for poetry the other for prose, the poetry can go from sport to fantasy(red)
the prose from sport assessment to fantasy either have social critique or religious fiction in the center (green)
I came up with the grid in the following ...Before I created it I knew it would not be good enough, the graphical scheme needed a change for me. I added Roman numeral index to the list and applied the numerals into the graph but I then went at it again

I Gospel of Joseph- Religious fiction
II Kings of London Epic Poem CFC 2012-2013 sport Poetry/sport Comic/Sport Assessment
III Kings of London Epic Poem CFC 2013-2014 sport Poetry/ sport Comic/Sport Assessment
IV Kings of London Epic Poem CFC 2014-2015 sport Poetry/sport Comic/Sport Assessment
V Looking West and West - Story Collection - Fantasy/adult riddles 
VI Lucky 13 - unfinished science fiction 
VII Richard Murray Thoughts Round 1 to 8 and ongoing /Sport Assessment/sport Poetry
IIX Sunset Children Stories Fable Collection/ Story Collection
IX The Janidogo Fantasy Script
X The Nyotenda Science Fiction Script 
XI The Visasiki Story Collection
XII Richard Murray Poetry Collection- Fantasy poetry/Social critique poetry
XIIV Richard Murray public paths- Fantasy/Science Fiction 

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So I was more rigid, placing an alphanumeric next to each representing a book next to each book that applied going down the line adding in

Fiction- Religious 1
Poetry-Sport 2347
Prose- Sport 2347
Comic- Sport 234
Fantasy- short story 58B      
Adult-riddles 5
Science Fiction- unfinished 6
Fable 8
Fantasy -script 9
Science fiction - script A
Fantasy poetry C
social critique poetry C
Fantasy fiction D
science fiction D 

Then I remade the categories to focus on genre, I excluded audio which is unfair since i added the comics. But, the audio is akin to the text.

Religious fiction 1
Sport poetry 2347
Sport prose 2347
sport comic 234
Fantasy - short story 58B
Adult- riddles 5
Science fiction unfinished 6
Fable 8
Fantasy - script 9
Science fiction- script A
Fantasy poetry C
Social critique poetry C
Fantasy Fiction D
Science Fiction D

Then the true boundaries came to light. 
I have fiction: religious/Fantasy-short story/fable/fantasy script/science fiction script/fantasy/science fiction
Sport: poetry/prose/comic
Adult: riddles
poetry: fantasy/social critique 
if I combine riddles into poetry, which is not literally true, a riddle need not be a poem but the adult riddles in looking west and west are poetic, i should know:), then I have three shapes

Fiction is a septagon
Sport is a trigon
and the poetry is a trigon 

but then i realized the shapes don't merge functionally , fiction needs to be an  nonagon, to include sport and nonfiction; sport must be a quadgon to include nonsport, and poetry must be a quadgon to include nonpoetry, and I index them

fiction(green): I religious/ II Fantasy-short story/ III fable/ IV fantasy script/ V science fiction script/ VI fantasy/ VII science fiction/ IIX sport/ IX nonfiction (yellow)
Sport(red): I poetry/ II prose/ III comic/ IV nonsport (blue)
Poetry(black): I fantasy/ II social critique/ III adult riddle/ IV nonpoetry (brown)

So the following is the second attempt, I made the shapes and then placing the alphanumeric described above. 
For example, the gospel of joseph is religious fiction. So I placed digit one under the appropriate green line, using purple. For some books where I do multiple I made purple lines connecting, thus making islands, if you will on top of each other in the air that are see through except for the border. 
But this proves how some work I do have multifaceted and some does not. 
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The first thing is obvious I learn about my writing, a lot of poetry. More than I even considered, spanning various genres, which makes my first poetry book this year, common sense. 
But it also shows how much of my poetry is dominated through sport and not beyond into the fantastic thus the poetry book this year will be about the fantastic. 
I also have not settled on a favorite fiction genre I like to write in. well, as it is , can you make your own graph and share with all what you have learned about your writing

I was inspired by this post



A White House Carol

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A White House Carol 


Richard Murray 


In the morning and afternoon, in Christmas eve, in the year two thousand and seventeen: tweets, blogs, news anchors, or other modern media personnel utter out variances to President Trump; the year, is near complete, when the President try to climb above: rigid governing party line, violent tribalism, backstabbing factions, or other negative partitioning structures throughout humanity; but he fail in making positive partitioning structures, while ever increasing problems generate from the early or hopeful deals; now, dedicate to making a deal that will win all, he is in his bad alone; demand from his doctor can not be ignore; he stay awake while the moon peer in his temporary home and eventually he fall into sleep, and the clock strike ten. ...  


Trump feel a pinch on his left foot, and shuffle; easy to incense, he notice a light figure and look to call the secret service.  


"Why do you modern presidents always to that 


Trump expect to hear a voice through the phone; none arrive after many button are press, and he calm his nerves; his eye set to the light figure, and he notice a human visage; he cry out to his guard. 


"I have all night, which is as long as you want it 


"Don't hurt me 


"You have already hurt yourself... but I am here to guide you 


Trump collect his thoughts and say: "who are you? 


"Monroe... James Monroe 


Trump think for moments 


"You had us align chronologically in the hall, sequentially I am between Madison and Quincy Adams 


Trump still ponder 


"That does not matter, do you have an idea to why I am here 


"Not at all, really... I really don't 


"I am here to warn you 


"Warn me about what?! 


The eyelids from the light figure close and it grimace extremely  


"It is amazing how the living is free from the pain absent time while treasuring a handful from moments in their life 


Trump is in disconnect or confuse. Monroe turn round and set his back to Trump. Trump jump out from his bed to the door, witnessing creatures eat the entire backside from James Monroe.  


"Do not fear them Trump, but heed their warning! 


"And what is that... Monroe 


"The harshness that your eventuality can bring 


"Listen, I don't understand, I really do not comprehend 


"Of Course you do not, none of us did... 


Monroe turn to the window and a loud shriek come into the room.  


"What was that! 


"That was Jackson 


"Andrew Jackson, I don't believe it, he was a great president 


"Great... yes, he was great, but you confuse great to good, you see his deals, domination, expansions, and you see power, prestige, but side that was cruelty, treachery, sinful pride, a hardness that never bent... and so he bends now... look! 


Trump go onto his bed and hide under sheets 


"You can not hide from the truth 


Trump, encase in covers, is raise above the bed; he cry out: "what are you doing?! 


"Nothing... you still do not see 


The cover about Trump is peel away and a thing, pull his arms out, while in the air; and, pull his eyelids back; he shrieks seeing Andrew Jackson bent like a taco being burn or frozen in various places.  


"Do you see now Trump... 


Monroe point to another place and Trump is place there. In terror Trump say: "Who is that! 


"It is John Tyler... do you recall him 


Trump turn away and say:"no 


"He made a choice to betray those whom he was supposed to stand by, instead he tried to appease those that did not like him and in that imbalance, as you can see, many people were tore apart from those that was part to who they were, now he has to continually tear at his body, bands from one side to the other 


Trump squeeze his eyes shut after hearing Tyler cry louder; the spirit tear at itself, left hand to right torso or right hand to left torso, tearing roughly while skin fall or blood spill. Trump is set down. 


"Am I in hell?"   


"Calm yourself, you are alive and getting a chance to make your passed time better, you are not in hell 


"But I don't get this at all... did my predecessor have a night like this 




"Why didn't he say something? 


"Would you had listened or had any respect to the man 


Trump look down  


"Of course now, besides you don't see the cause to this 


"What is the cause! 


"The presidency itself, the position like all powerful chairs binds whomever sit in it. Some chairs let you dream the lies you made or keep you isolated side your biggest failure... this chair torments you using your errors 


Monroe approach Trump and offer, the mortal, a comfort or pat on the back. Trump jitter nervously.  


"Don't you see, none of us can manipulate you, only guide you hoping you will see what you have to do and I see you will have a long night... to that end you will be visited tonight by three ghosts: purpose, community, truth and it is time for me to go 


"But wait Monroe, if you always do this, why not come earlier 


"I do not always do this 


"But why come here then, you are not my ancestor... why not Washington 


"It is simple, you are most like me... like you, I wanted to bring Columbia back to what I thought was a greater time... I did not see, how many were hurt from cruel people I empowered through my plan to bring everyone together. I learned that uniting all peoples can not occur on one people's terms or ... or... you get these creatures knowing at all I don't see including my own reverse... if any of us match a new president, the chair choose us to warn you on Christmas Eve 


Monroe suddenly yell and scream; the creatures are bigger on her back while, a thing, lift him to beyond the window, about his peer.  


Trump go to the window and in horror see Abraham Lincoln; the father to the Republican party melting away from a blob like thing emanating form his skull; he notice Monroe is set face up while the creatures attach to a void; he call out to Monroe, but the pain overtook the spirit.  


Trump step back and notice the thing whose own skin is trying to suffocate it is Thomas Jefferson; he only notice through a moment to normal as the skin grow back and peel off into the mouth from Jefferson.  


Trump turn and jump into bed. 


"Mad spirit... bah humbug, that is the stupidest thing ever, I will find out who did this and they will pay 


The light dim and return to the state before, while the: howls, yells, or screams fade.  


"I need a drink... some nice egg nog"   


And Trump put on his slippers and prepare to travel the hallway; he open the door and people are sitting all about on a lawn. Trump rush to go back into the room and close the door.  


"Donald Trump!": announce a booming voice; again, it speak the same.  


Trump run to his bed, slippers on, and hide under the cover; after moments, he hear a voice say: "you can not evade me, my purpose is clear" ; and some grab the covers and pull them off him.  


Trump sense bright light and know his room is not present; he say: "please don't hurt me 


The voice gently say: "Monroe told you the truth and you can not stop this so the harder you make my situation, the longer and more painful it will be for you 


Trump open his eyelids and see the lawn where people sit, surround his bed; he ask worryfull: "who are you? 


A voice from a person standing behind a podium in a distance speak:"come here and you will learn 


Trump walk between two long columns in a narrow isle, not a seat empty, every face look to him; a little fatigue he try to see, looking to the horizon, where any row end; but none seem to end.  


"Come on Trump... you can make it, you walked far less than this 


Trump reach the podium and the man put out his hand.  


"Welcome Trump, I am William Henry Harrison, your ghost of Christmas purpose 


"I don't recall your presidency 


"Yes, most do not know of it. I caused my death in a place like this 




"Well, yes, through natural forces... they were the bullet, the gun was my love to speaking 


"I am a pretty good motivator 


"... well, remember that essay in the New York Times 


"Listen, I spoke the truth 


"Ha ha ha... yes, you spoke as you saw fit, the most truthful intention... but not the truth in the scenario 


"Ok listen, I am a pretty smart guy, where is my past, where is that woman that I mistreated... who I grew up with 


"Ha... yes, you still do not see. This is not Dicken's fable. this is real. you were given a choice already, a choice in every moment in your life, but you failed to choose positively to yourself side others, usually only to yourself 


"I don't have to listen to this, this is ridiculous 


Trump try to walk away but is unable to.  


"You were told, the chair has decided 


"Well can I just talk to the chair then, and forego talking to you or your two friend 


"No but I will help you, as talking is my skill too... this chair started when Opechanacanough 




"An old native leader... on his death bed cursed whoever led the English colonist 


"But what does that have to do with the U.S.A. 


"Patience, please do not interrupt like that... led the English colonist to suffer the pain from all their failure as he id in his life, to his own, that English colony, Virginia, would be led from George Washington who would be the first president to the U.S.A. 


"So because of Virginia, the U.S.A. has to suffer? 


"No because of those european... White colonists, presidents will suffer long after they think they can not 


"That guy was a fool, should had used his magic to win a victory 


"Magic, mathematics, science... all mean knowledge, how often has humanity used the knowledge it is modernly eager to acquire to positive use... not vain, individualistic goals that hurt others 


"You do what you gotta do 


"Yes a saying that seem very purposeful yet lack mentioning the sacrifice to undo what others did before 


"You have said your case, is that it 


"No you have some more guest 


"If they are like you, this should be a cakewalk 


"Why do you say that? 


"You are just standing in front of this immense crowd, not great cause no one is talking, but a great crowd 


"You do not see, my talking caused my death, got pneumonia, lasted for a few weeks, from my own memory 


"So the chair is unfair to punish you 


"No, when you accept a chair like this, the time spent is irrelevant, and my punishment is my mouth, every time I talk another person is added, the columns or rows grow, I am surrounded by all the possibilities my pride or vanity did not allow 


"These people are not people you know 


"No, they are people my lack of purpose did not make happen. And that is my point to you Trump. Be purposeful, vain advertisements do nothing except lead to a quicker death 


A person in the front row get up. Trump shuffle frightingly. Harrison say: "remember" as he side Trump are surround from the former sitters; they brush past Trump but the first one nearest Harrison hit the ghost in the face; and the mob assault Harrison through: rips, pulls, hits, bites, kicks; they each hit any part to the body they can access while Harrison wail. Trump see people at the horizon in every angle, riotous; he step back in fear to the refrigerator in the kitchen; it take moments for him to cognize his position; he open the refrigerator door, hurrying, and lift liquor to his lips.  


A door open and Trump cry out: "please leave me be 


"Sir": say a secret service agent. 


"Oh... I apologize Jim... Listen, can you walk me back to my room 


"Of course Mr. President... is everything all right"  


"Yes... lets walk... how is your family 


"They are fine sir, we will enjoy tomorrow, got a good surprise for the kids"  


"Good, good... well listen, come with me into my room 


"Sir, step back, give me a moment"  


The secret service agent communicate to others as Trump stand in the hall way; Trump watch him go into the room; Trump notice a secret service man in front to him, suddenly.  


"It is okay sir": say a secret service agent behind Trump, startling him.  


The door to Trump room open and Jim usher the President in.  


"Do you want me to stay in the room sir"  


"Yes Jim 


Trump go into his bed, and relax, certain no spirit will make itself known, now that a guard is present; he slowly rest or relax; before he can nod off he hear a tap; he try to ignore his fear and hear more taps. Trump open his eyelids and see a man he cognize tapping Jim.  


"Herbert Hoover 


"Yes, I am glad you know me 


"You were a winner and it is nice knowing you are similar to me 


"Not in personal terms Trump. I was an engineer, a fiscal operator who never went bankrupt on fiscal maturity. Did you ever think to learn architecture, or engineering a building construction? 


Trump is frustrate: "then what do we have in common 


"We both believe... had faith in business, in individuality overcoming collective woes, especially in this country, we are both businessmen 


"We are both right 


"This is not about right or wrong Trump, it is a curse, and we both do not or at least I never saw the truth. Fiscal prosperity, growth benefited us both personally, made life seem like a win if only government get out of the way, as in your bankruptcy, I did not see how greater fiscal allowance never gained the collective value but only disempowered the fiscally poor more 


"That stance on prohibition was a bad call 


"Yes, but one I made, cause like you, I talked community only in spirit, not in function and in trying to favor government responsibility in the cultural aspects I neglected many who never had the means to fly or allowed by their fellows to do so... efficiency... efficiency to the enabled is blocked by the successful inefficient 


"So your my ghost to Christmas community 




Jim suddenly fall and break into pieces.  


"It is alright, your friend is safe, just a scare tactic, but it is not for you 


Trump is in a puzzlement while Hoover bend over and slowly progress to the floor. 


"Are you still here Trump?! 


"Yes... oh god, oh god your blind 


"I can not see you any more, or feel your skin... as you may guess my pain is to hurt form what I can not stop, hinder, or prepare to 


Trump watch Hoover crawl on the broken pieces, that is Jim, blood dripping and yet unable to cry out or feel the shards position. Trump turn away from the horror, kneeling to pray or bed or wail. Thunder sound, wind howls all about Trump; he rise from a kneeling position on the white house lawn; a man appear before him; and he say:"you are not death or the ghost of Christmas future 


"No, I am your ghost of Christmas truth 


"And what is your pain? 


"Simple to see truth, totally throughout my soul, unable to discard or hide it 


"Well what do you want to talk about, certainly not my essays or finance"   


"As you have guessed, your campaign 


"What happened is in the past, aren't you here to give me a chance to be better, if I can't escape the curse, why do this 


"You still do not see... like you I did not see truth. I saw signs the rules from my past or in my present were cracking, and I lied to myself about what needed to be done. In the end my actions to maintain order or justice led to alot of pain 


"Well, can I go now 


"I hope you see, your post mortem pain is inescapable, but if you lessen it, you may make the wait easier 


"The wait, to what! 


"To the destruction of the chair, which can only happen when Opechanacanough's curse is satisfied"   


"But from all the talk I heard tonight from you lame spirits, no deal is possible 


"Your wrong... we may get lucky and a truly positive or great leader may arrive or..."  


"Or what 


"Or the U.S.A.  falls, absent a community to govern the chair is nothing 


"Well, that will not happen in my lifetime! 


"The truth is, I do not know but I saw quite a few presidents before you and... you give me hope 


A complete lightness totally surround Trump or the spirit. Trump ponder, looking round.  


"This is energy from the chair 


"I thought evil was black 


"You know already, evil come in all colors... and I leave you to what you wanted an audience too 


"Wait! I get to go home yes... I really got work to do 


"You must stay 


The spirit begin to fade. 


"Who are you?! 


"You can call me Pierce... never forget, acting against the truth will lead to fire, unconsumable fire to the chair 


The spirit, name Pierce, merge into the lightness. 


Trump feel hear as the lightness approach; his hand burn as it get closer and he scream and scream and scream... and wake while the sun beam on his face. Trump sit up silent or disquiet; he wonder to his guest and is startle when his Christmas day breakfast come in.  


Later, in the morning, Kelly Anne Conway is about to start the morning tweet plan when she is halt from President Trump; and he say: "It is time to speak to the press about my new plan"; she ask:"What is the basics?"; and he reply... 


 The Beginning


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Looking West and West: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/looking-west-and-west  
Janidogo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-janidogo  
The Gospel of Joseph: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/gospel-of-joseph  
The Nyotenda FREE : https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-nyotenda   Includes a comic. The following link is an excerpt LINK


The Nyotenda is a story I wrote ,as a script, free to fans or others  who may be interested; it was based on a dare perhaps you can figure out what the dare was after reading my prose; it involve a woman who played a video game as a child to adulthood; after she succeed in the videogame in a way, she gain the attention to people from outer space who want to use her skills; she is successfully trained, and achieve a great feat becoming The Nyotenda.
I cognize the universal comprehension from graphic imagery to a global audience that has no common tongue. Sequentially, I added the complete Nyotenda Comic alongside the story in the ebook. Enjoy.  


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Check out my ebooks- the free one is noted, please read/enjoy/give me your response:
Sunset Children Stories: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/sunset-children-stories  
Looking West and West: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/looking-west-and-west  
Janidogo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-janidogo  
The Gospel of Joseph: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/gospel-of-joseph  
The Nyotenda FREE : https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-nyotenda   Includes a comic. The following link is an excerpt LINK



My second story collection, Looking West and West, is a collection of 18 stories followed by 18 poems; in the work, 18 story is to the most lifefull in their heart fore 18 poem to those mature in body or will; it is the second in my story collection series, the first being Sunset Children Stories. In Sunset Children Stories two part exist: fables and tales.

A preview is available for the ebook on the official kobo page. Check it out and at some time, leave your review on the official kobo page. Any question or thought, you can respond in this blog.

If you want to hear an excerpt from Sunset Children Stories, use the following audio stream

Below is an excerpt from another book, The Janidogo


If you want to check out my writing style, or just enjoy a free book, please utilize the following
Sunset Children Stories: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/sunset-children-stories  
Looking West and West: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/looking-west-and-west  
Janidogo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-janidogo  
The Gospel of Joseph: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/gospel-of-joseph  
The Nyotenda FREE : https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-nyotenda   Includes a comic. The following link is an excerpt LINK

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Title:Harlem - June to November 2015

I am a child to Earth
living side my peer, in a concentration
in a night, I see...
not from the Sun, many moon, shining
... many voice yell in the sky
no horn or four horseman ride
remind, a faint glimpse to a god
kicking a free moon by
know why, not I

Out from the quiet Harlem
Where the trees recall yesterday
South from the modern
Where the lights shine away... from the old song in the street
Is a raccoon family
Waiting for sapiens to segregate
Tis a wait insane
Waiting for: fish fry, jass, or roof... parties
Them can not survive: mixing, security, or real estate
But a darkling notice the scene
He provide a path in the shade
Just to a few from Harlem past... to find the Black Bath

Walking outside, I ponder, where is wisdom,
when the Sun can not wake me to see it,
what can be seen from apartment 2B?
concrete sequoia, surround every pane,
even the baby thrush, needing parental sustenance,
can't be known, and...
we all ask, where with all is hope?...
can I know in 9C?
can enlightenment be, where no butterfly roam,
even if I live or write every poem?...
may I live near 2B... only down the hall,
where you live in 4U, and maybe you can see or know,
if you own, a pane or more from hope...
will it sing, to my craft, as I walk...
apartmentless, in the public dark

The Trees or the Churches, are all that will stand
Where is the tree that remember the land
Does a church know where, the skulls from the first, was planted
The collages from modern mancraft is disorganized, most ignorant
I heard from one collagent
... The Pigeon who climbed a whole hill
do not forget a sky
never needing, to walk to one again
... do not forget an earth
while sleeping to fly
truly fly... to a rose beyond any sky
do not forget a time
when two sunflower , grow at first glance
for one grow a short... distance
yet, the shades them can not see prove:sky, earth, or time in chiaroscurhyme
and!...this dummy still stand!
pondering a turncoat dove ponderance
I am comforted in knowing their finiteness
though, I know a clear sadness
for the collages everborn
pretelling I will never know
where stand the skulls, or the land

What if a green speak to you one day
do you think, it will speak to Giants colored grey
or multicolor dirt from an annual day
I say they are not signs... from the urban green
not like those southern trees who know the bloodiest luxiery
A salvadoran Rose, through my mind, once spoke to me
We look at each other through a lens that is the moon
after in the afternoon, a bluejay hope to find
hopping up the fire escape to the top floor, why?!
a rainforest on the third, or higher than Everest on the roof
or maybe a query from the terrace fleur
How do you find a place beyond time, is it galaxy wide, or smaller than an eye?
Does a green, the Moon, or an avian know where it hide

In a deep autumn night
I think, what deep thought
from those once cargo
or more than likely, threw off
did they saw life as hope, or a wrought
did they trusted in nature, used her time
as I have
born in summer, a plethora from light...
this fall beginning
I was unwised, lived on the obvious prismal abuse
suddenly pondering, why I suddenly dream to you
you are not in a thought yesterday
think yesterday has nothing from you?
now nearest to the future
what will winter be, these questions
do you feel the sunlight when i do
do you feel the rain
are you surround between the night stars
do you block their speak
... or the mirror to chaotic reality...
silent fantasy

from Richard Murray 2015

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