“No more!” says the Rhino…

When looking at nations

and their respective reigns over nature;

one finds that the rhino once had fair relations with the melanins

or at least co-existed without threat/danger,

and if horns were taken — it was after a natural death.

Then the eugenes came to the lands

and they started taking the horns out of mere fascination/adventure

or to decorate their theatres.

And now the yings want the horns carved into ornaments/treasure

to symbolise their growing wealth.

“No more!” says the Rhino…


© Heath Muchena, 2014

Maids & Braids

Three pretty maids

on the green grass

next to the rockery…


two helping the other undo her braids,

talking class —

talking slavery…


a holy trinity indeed!

One the human race truly needs.


© Heath Muchena, 2014


Tolerance might just be the best route to Pleasure.


© Heath Muchena, 2014

Apes & Landscapes

The APE wants to dance

in his dark space

the way he used to

before the RACE.


Stop trying to make him MAN,

and making him forget his steps.


Give him back the blues,

give him back his voodoo.

He’s begging to be wild

so he can dance around like a child.


© Heath Muchena, 2014

Lines make a Country

Can the milk lady have a child by the mud man?


Oh yes, she can!


So things have changed lately then?


They have? Tell me when!


© Heath Muchena, 2014

Not A System

A bird flaps its wings as it flies away,

fanning the beetle moving on the scorching earth.


A man sits in the shade of a tree not far away,

engaging in barter with it at every breath.


© Heath Muchena, 2014


If I fully understood my role in ALL creation, maybe then would I not only worry about perfecting my art, but also my existence.


© Heath Muchena, 2014