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Obsidian Eagle's

Blasphemous Bazaar


META-Poems For A New Millennium

<br>META-Poems For A New Millennium<br><br>

The Flagship of Anti-Poetry — est. 2010 (Author Central)





Leo Ascending

NOTE: For a more thorough Leo forecast, see: Horoscope 2016.



Leo Ascending


Pride be your emblem
King and Queen of Savannah
When the concealing curtain lifts
We will witness highest drama

Creative vision soars overhead
Courage roars while cowards dread
Chivalric courtship leads to cubs
Clones lacking romance are already dead

But you were born free and wild within concrete forests
Truly standing up for justice, lest legal system regress
So wage the best of battles unto any bitter end
There's no substituting nobility; although many may pretend!

Homage To Mercury Retrograde

Author's Note: Whenever a planet appears to be travelling in the opposite direction of its usual path through the Zodiac, Astrologers call it a Retrograde Transit. Of course, this is merely an optical illusion created by our Earthly perspective. Nonetheless, such transits hold a rather special Astrological significance. The most notorious of these is known as Mercury Retrograde (since it occurs 3 to 4 times every year). For example in 2016:
  • January 5th – 25th (in Capricorn)
  • April 8th – May 22nd (in Taurus)
  • August 30th – September 22nd (in Virgo)
  • December 19th - January 8th 2017 (in Capricorn, goes direct in Sagittarius)



Homage To Mercury Retrograde


Pay close attention now dear siblings
To that Trickster in purest form
But do not shoot the messenger
Because he brings news of a storm ...

Missed calls, mixed messages, misfired e-mails and texts
Blasts from the past, familiar faces, falling in bed with an ex

Expect delays, accidents and costly mistakes
Don't be in too much of a hurry
Or you'll see what waste haste makes

Misunderstandings, communication breakdown, arguments abound
Device malfunctions, forgetfulness and loss all around!

Grounded flights, transport strikes and commerce grinding to a halt
Such incidents are far more common
When young Hermes is at fault

Sign no contracts, hold off projects, don't bother buying phones
Or they will surely bear out marks of retrogressive overtones

Still there's a silver lining
Underneath this awkward show
One's subconscious mind is shining
In pregnant silence, lessons glow!

Image: Simulation of Mercury Retrograde loop as seen from Earth.

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