Poems and Other_Prevarications is a book of poetry and musings written by Quellcrist Falconer.
Notable Quotes and PassagesEdit
The human eye is a wonderful device. With a little effort, it can fail to see even the most glaring injustice.
Is it a wolf I hear, Howling his lonely communion With the unpiloted stars, Or merely the self importance and servitude In the bark of a dog? How many millennia did it take, Twisting and torturing The pride from the one To make a tool, The other? And how do we measure the distance from spirit to spirit? And who do we find to blame?
How shall I explain the dying that was done?
Shall I say that each one did the math, and wrote The value of his days Against the bloody margin, in an understated hand? They will want to know How was the audit done? And I shall say that it was done, For once, By those who knew the worth Of what was spent that day.
Male-sleeved; Stop up your hormones Or spend them in moans Of other calibre (We'll reassure you – the load is large enough) Blood-pumped Pride in your prowess Will fail you, fuck you And everything you touch (You'll reassure us – the price was small enough)