‘Alas Babylon’ by C.Q. Hone The Society February 25, 2013 Poetry 1 Comment The losses of this lifetime in retrospect I see Reflect a downward spiral of a flawed society: can we now recapture a mere morality? Erase euphoric rapture of the imperial ME? Delete from daily language a bold vulgarity? Will our world nevermore enjoy a true gentility? These are not rhetorical questions in mournful mood to ask but challenges to make and take a tough and tender task C.Q. Hone is a poet living in Scottsdale, Arizona. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related One Response ira return rates September 10, 2014 Great article! We will be linking to this great article on our website. Keep up the great writing. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.