In her forthcoming poem, Maggs Vibo explores the pandemic through the idea of scapegoats.
Be sure to check out Steel Incisors and watch how Vibo weaves ancient tales into her poetry.
"In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman and (as such) the first scapegoat."
44 B.C.E. the words "Beware the Ides of March". For America, the danger hits within the first week of the new year.
The scenes from the United States Capitol are nothing short of despicable symbols of hatred. Stories like this we would do well not to repeat.
"In under a week, domestic terrorists prove the enemy is embedded within. 'Et Tu, Brutus?'."
Last year, Australia was in flames by the 2nd of January. We move carefully into this new space and time...especially as mysterious monoliths appear and call to mind the legends of ancient places.
If it's true that extraterrestrials are the modern versions of fairy lore, this is going to be quite the extraordinary year.
"I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that."
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