Poetry Corner : “A paganistic birthday party”

Paganistic Birthday Party

Assembled about the synthetic evergreen altar
are the little dazed children
stunned as if pondering the words of the three wise men
they murmur their pagan chants
materialistic hymns of candy, games and toys

greedy gleaming eyes of the little fry thought to be cute
wish they could have more than they see

the evening fest
a ritualistic ceremony of orgiastic delight
bloated bellies and upset stomachs
oh Christ
they’ve forgotten you and it is not funny
seems like you’re being used for the money
Hedonistic decay
displayed in such a degenerate way
a satanistic surrealistic day
of electric shavers and racing car sets
chocolate mangers, plastic Christs and neon bulbs
bright colours
euphoristic delight
Santa Claus, the false pretender Satan
laughs quietly
his work well done

Robert K. Stephen

Published by Robert K Stephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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