(hi)story needs characters

(hi)story needs characters

A Poem by Alkonost

the rubicon crossers 
are few and far gone
no crassy, pomp or ceez
to tug the sleepy sheets 
of history
to iron them, make waves, beds
or dirty them
hang them high
dry, threads uncounted
for the weavers have
gone, fled or dead
and no need for sleep stands 
instead two feet suffice
or six (can work best)

© 2011 Alkonost


Author's Note

Alkonost
Crassy = Marcus Licinius Crassus
Pomp = Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus
Ceez = Gaius Julius Caesar

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An interesting piece. Great work.


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Added on December 19, 2011
Last Updated on December 19, 2011
Tags: history, rome, 2011, poetry, death, disinterest, characters, toga, laundry, sheets

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Alkonost
Alkonost

Calgary, Canada



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