Solstice and The Christ

Rocky Lagou

Notice of absence from Rocky Lagou

I wheeze in these dog days.

Orange neon lights flicker across my blurry eyes –

I’m dumbed by these whirling horses,

That chip and flake in drab mahogany.


The burning days linger a little longer –

I feel my clothes sticking to my skin.

The light of Him that rode a mere donkey –

Makes me contemplate my sin.

  • Author: Rocky Lagou (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 18th, 2022 09:53
  • Comment from author about the poem: Wow - it feels good to be back. So my summer was pretty nice - went out, did some hobbies. I hope everyone had a great time during my break. This summer was pretty spiritual for me, being it I have religious relatives. I actually only wrote one poem during the break...wrote it on a little notebook paper...stored it inside a shoe so no-one else can get to it...and rediscovered it about a month later all faded and disintegrated. wasn't meant to be. But I feel like this poem speaks to not only religion, but also people who have hope/faith in the supernatural or a tangible beacon of motivation. I hope you can enjoy this. (it's also a reference to global warming) ☀
  • Category: Spiritual
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  • User favorite of this poem: Aradhya.


  • Paul Bell

    Summer sure was hot in Britain.
    Mary riding on the donkey is pretty relevant in Britain. Our country is run by three donkeys at the moment.
    Glad you had a good summer.

    • Rocky Lagou

      Hehe, oh Paul you never fail to provide some good humor when you can.
      Thx a bunch for the greetings and I hope you enjoyed the poem, just a lil bit of introspection

    • dean langmuir

      Welcome back Rocky,good little write,keep enjoying your summer and poem on

      • Rocky Lagou

        Thx a bunch Dean, my break went pretty well and it's so nice to hear from you again. Glad to hear you enjoyed the brevity of the piece, I learned to be more concise during the summer and say what I mean directly.

      • orchidee

        Good write Rocky.

        • Rocky Lagou

          Hey Orchi, thanksssss!!!

        • Aradhya

          loved it! nice lines rocky

          • Rocky Lagou

            I'm sincerely gratified to hear such generous words, beloved poet.
            I'm so glad to hear from you again and I'm so happy to see that I could resonate with you through my verse.
            The "favorite" is highly appreciated.
            Have a blessed day!

            • Aradhya

              you too rocky have a fabulous day! and your words are amazing keep penning!

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