Superversive Verse

There is a Place

July 26, 2018 Ben Zwycky 0

This is a hymn I wrote. If I can ever find the proper musical accompaniment, I will record it for you. There is a Place There is a place where innocents rejoice; There is a […]

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 […]

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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 […]