ExpectationsOld expectations:Resolute imaginationsGave rise to preparationsTo construct great creations.Now, forced limitations -Dislocations, palpitations -Require life-style alterations,As well as medications.Prickling frustrationsDisrupt my obligations,Fracturing foundations;Changing appreciations.New expectations.
Jacorte the Stupid vs. King Horatio the BraveThe great King Horatio stood motionless in the cool night air. He cut quite a fine figure against the dimly-lit horizon. As he briefly contemplated how torn he felt, his normally calm and handsome face wore an unfamiliar expression, one that was chiseled, cold and stern.Horatio held his morals in a sacred space inside his heart. Beside them, he kept his obligation to uphold his sworn duties to the other Kings of Ormon. His oath was one to guard the souls of those who had departed from the surface planet through death. Horatio was bound to pass judgement upon them, and he sought to protect the immortal souls of the good and the innocent, so that they would enjoy eternal happiness as a reward for their pleasant behaviors in life. He also strove to imprison and punish the wicked – so that justice would be served upon them, and so that these evil beings would never again harm another soul.For thousands of years, Horatio had done his job well. Although he found no pleasure in dealing out