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After leaving Louisville this morning, (which I have nothing much to say about, except for the fact that it is a soulless city with very little character and structure…not as bad as New Orleans, but nowhere near as good as Nashville…and nothing really transpired there barring some semi-botched curry, a shitty hippy band, and a great used book store), we arrived in Petersburg, Kentucky, home of the Creation Museum. Now, for those of you who aren’t familiar with Creationism, it is essentially the belief in history according to the bible. They do not believe in the Darwin’s theory of evolution and the earth is only 50, 000 years old or something. They also believe that the Loch Ness Monster is the last remaining dinosaur, or as the bible refers to it, the Leviathan. Anyway, this trip somehow was formed around the desire to see this museum, so i guess, in a way, this is was to be the penultimate chapter of this trip.Now, take all the knowledge and science you have acquired and understood in yr life, put it all in a basket, and set the basket on fire, because any sense of rationality or intelligence is useless when you go on a tour of the Creation Museum! Too go my tour, clck here. (This is the second time I’ve tried to write this. The first time i was almost done and the computer froze and deleted it all. I got real pissed and sat all stoic for a while. So if this sucks it’s because I spent all my energy the first go around. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

Circle of Chairs

September 26th, 2007


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Circle of Chairs

In a circle of a thousand empty, wooden chairs,
I sat alone
And weapt.
Two lamps cradle the darkness in their solemn palms for me.
I died to have still been alive,
Whilst leaving all my friends behind.
I played the ghost,
And nothing was dearer to me
Than the happiness of my most precious and closest loved ones.
A carriage awaited me and I looked forward
Only forward.
Twenty-two years forward,
never twenty-two years behind.
The lamplight dimming as if fragility had taught it to do so,
I died in a circle of empty chairs.
Not scared.
Not confident.
Not naked.