Snippets 1: Trees that bend don’t break

“We could go away together. Leave all of this behind”, I said, stroking her cheek. “You can’t run away from your memories”. “What makes you so sure? We could build a different life. You and me. We are free, you know?” “Are we really? Are we really free?” she asked with a fleeting smile. “What …

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Once Upon a Pristine Day, Part II

Part I: Megalomania's Parade   Opposition’s Justice   Once upon a pristine day Yesteryear, perhaps tomorrow Megalomania to Opposition’s opportune rebellion thus falls prey To a righteous uprising he succumbs in one swift overthrow   Once upon an unspoiled night Long ago or sometime soon This tyrant is brought to court by a single daring …

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