Superversive Verse

Sinking

April 16, 2018 Ben Zwycky 0

As I sank into the swamp that promises a pointless death, My mind was so resigned to giving up my final breath I expected to be taunted with a multitude of straws, Or lectured on […]

Art & Music

A Tale of the Once And Future King

September 5, 2017 Ben Zwycky 0

After a highly enjoyable discussion of the Classic The Once and Future King by T.H. White at DragonCon over the weekend, I was able to makes some new friends and give the premier showing of the […]

Superversive Verse

When truth is viewed as treachery

March 27, 2017 Ben Zwycky 2

When truth is viewed as treachery, Integrity as vice, And beauty as debauchery, That’s when a nation dies. When mercy is a hateful thing, And power is all they crave, The paradise they hope to […]

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I have known…

January 13, 2017 Ben Zwycky 0

Listening to music can be therapeutic, soothing, invigorating, inspiring, heartbreaking, or depressing, much like reading or listening to a story. In fact Hans Zimmer once said that in all the music he composes his primary […]

Politics

One Child

November 28, 2015 Ben Zwycky 5

“One child is enough for you, the rest you will discard. It’s in our nation’s interest; this choice is not so hard.” A parent’s pure delight is turned into a source of woe, As they […]

Superversive Verse

Stranded

October 31, 2015 Ben Zwycky 0

This is (slightly modified version of) a poem I submitted to Abyss and Apex, but it wasn’t accepted. I think it fits the themes of this site pretty well, what do you think? Stranded   […]

Superversive Verse

The Darkest Day by Ben Zwycky

April 4, 2015 Ben Zwycky 0

The one on whom we pinned our hopes is now forever gone; His broken, twisted corpse has shown all witnesses Rome won! His promises of life and mercy clearly all a fraud, Hide and lock […]

Superversive Verse

The Greatest Joy

March 12, 2015 Ben Zwycky 0

We’re slandered and insulted, Betrayed and ridiculed Potrayed as evil, backward And so effortlessly fooled.   Relentless in their mockery, Comfortable with lies, They never tire of poking fun At those they so despise.   […]