RAVEN MACK is a mystic poet-philosopher-artist of the Greater Appalachian unorthodox tradition who publishes zines & physical books & electronic books & music & photography & digital art & just generally whatever feels necessary to survive this deluded earth thru Rojonekku Word Fighting Arts survival systems (Version 69, establish 14 Feb 1973). Comments encouraged.

Thursday, December 4


#1: thankful for hard-fought/sanctuary cultured at/what I call my home
#2: hasn’t always been/like that; this world ain’t built for/easy traversal
#3: these heavy-handed/systems became obvious/thru recent events
#4: but those heavy hands/been pounding for centuries/beat lots of folks down
#5: remember to stay/sane, find safe houses, culture/some sanctuary
#6: support each other/don’t tear each other down, start/stifling your shared fire
#7: save that fire for what/deserves it, always deserved/it, since beginning
#8: rotten wood burns quick/surprisingly quick once you/actually light it
#9: if you know me &/need me, reach out; let me be/an ear, hand, shoulder
#10: hopefully we’ll be/asking ourselves “what next?” not/”again?” in one year

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