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Poetry is championed here, as Abdiel draws on themes in the Bible, Shakespeare, mythology, and the great epic poem, 'Paradise Lost'.

Abdiel LeRoy — Author and Poet Abdiel LeRoy

    • Fiction

Poetry is championed here, as Abdiel draws on themes in the Bible, Shakespeare, mythology, and the great epic poem, 'Paradise Lost'.

    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — On Virulent Government

    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — On Virulent Government

    Following issuance of another so-called 'Consultation Document' by the UK government: The 'Golden Rule' — or 'Royal Law' — is to love others as you love yourself. Vaccine mandates are not only unloving, according to this simple precept, but tear up Magna Carta, our foundational Consitutional text! They strip people of the right to work and disproportionately target poorly paid service workers. 'Authoritarian creep' has become authoritarian sprint with the UK government!

    • 12 min
    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — A British Police Officer Reflects on His Day

    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — A British Police Officer Reflects on His Day

    The authorities continue their acts of blasphemy against God's image in Man! Abdiel's latest entry in his 20-year VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE series.

    • 1 min
    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — Wham Bam, Thank You Afghanistan

    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — Wham Bam, Thank You Afghanistan

    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — Wham Bam, Thank You Afghanistan by Abdiel LeRoy

    • 1 min
    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — Π in the Sky

    VERSES VERSUS EMPIRE IV — Π in the Sky

    Covid variants have become an alphabet soup while the world's power structures vainly try to keep up.

    • 1 min
    HER INFINITE VARIETY: The Passionate Farmer to His Love

    HER INFINITE VARIETY: The Passionate Farmer to His Love

    I knew Nancy first then met her husband, Eugene. Together they had two fine sons, all grown up now. Thank you for your lifelong friendship! This is an Elizabethan-form sonnet (rhyming scheme: ABAB CDCD EFEF GG) and another poem in the forthcoming collection, HER INFINITE VARIETY.
    Geni.us/Beauties

    • 55 sec
    HER INFINITE VARIETY: Ode to the Subway Voyageuse

    HER INFINITE VARIETY: Ode to the Subway Voyageuse

    Another entry in the forthcoming collection, HER INFINITE VARIETY. Join one of Abdiel's Readers lists for updates.

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