Amadeus’ Song: A Distant Mirror Reflects

January 9, 2019 at 11:19 pm (Arts, Culture, Geopolitics and International Relations, Gothic, International Intrigue, Music, Mystery/horror, Mythology, News, Poetry, Romance, Science-Fiction, The Occult, The Supernatural, Vampire novel) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Singer Amadeus Emanon was in the recording studio of Aulos Music and Recording Ltd. on London’s Abbey Road.

His producer Heathcliff Dionysus Campbell gave him the thumbs up.

Amadeus started to sing,

In Beverly Hills, you never grow old
your body uses science to take on a new glow
Life eternal is now in a pill

On those nights when the moon rises high
and stardust mixes with water and wine
what was blood to the Son of Man falls on dry barren ground

This is the new Hollywood
replacing that holy wood of long ago
Golgotha’s hill gives way to the hills of Beverly

And now a new god beckons me from behind that silver screen
offering me love, sex and immortality
it’s all so thrilling and so new
All I have to do is give my soul away
And watch the light from blood red moon
signal the start of a brand new day
Amazon and Google like John the Baptist lead the way
5G flows into my brain like San Francisco’s golden rain
Circuitry and arteries have now fused and merged into one

The flashes of light and the deity in sight
They burst all around like galaxies abound
The celestial mass divides again and again
DNA has never been this way
Our being is changed in the twinkling of an eye
And we can do it all without that Carpenter guy

And so I’ve taken the Mark
My life is one with android electrical spark
I’ve changed this flesh for a mechanical heart
one that will forever beat even without love
I know I will live forever and never ever die
That fruit of tree in Garden is so yesterday
far too earthy and natural
nothing like today
when science and high tech have shown us the way

The lights of Metropolis of yesterday
have given way to Metropolis’ lights today
What was there on the screen of ’20s German Expressionist film
has come to pass with Transhumanist technocracy know-how
Lovecraft saw the Great Old Ones coming back
but not the shiny new gadgets they carried in their sack
They have offered us all the kingdoms of this world
gold, precious jewels and all diverse manners of pearl
and have offered us immortality to boot
We have now become the gods
And the food of the gods?
Our own souls
that we eat daily.
Amen and amen.

Heathcliff Dioynsus Campbell nodded that was a rap.

Amadeus took off his headphones and in his mind’s eye, saw a distant mirror.

To the Hollywood of the early 1940s when Carson Cody Albion Private Eye was offered immortality with a divinely human touch from the Syro-Phoenician goddess Atargatis:

The flesh was weak back then.

But, Amadeus reflected, thanks to advances in science and technology, the spirit itself has become weak.

And all of us are now ready to betray the Son of Man without so much as a kiss.

-A vampire novel chapter
written by Christopher
Wednesday January 9th
2018.

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4 Comments

  1. George F. said,

    Man, that was beautiful and deep. So much so, I may borrow it and give you the credit: particularly this thought..And so I’ve taken the Mark
    My life is one with android electrical spark
    I’ve changed this flesh for a mechanical heart…

  2. George F. said,

    I might have Akira quote it and attribute it to an ancient wisdom…

    • Dracul Van Helsing said,

      The ancient wisdom of one Amadeus Emanon a musician cloned from locks of hair belonging to Vienna composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, British actor Alan Rickman and California mass murderer Charles Manson.

      I’ve often found Amadeus a very fascinating and intriguing character of mine.

      Whenever I write a chapter where he is the subject and central figure, it usually is a very philosophical and deeply reflective chapter.

      I’ve also found Amadeus to be the one character of mine who is quite often the one most totally overlooked by most of my readers.

      And yet in the chapters I write where he is the subject and central figure which as I say are usually the most philosophical and reflective chapters I write, usually those are the chapters that have the greatest number of likes (and also number of new readers following me) over a 24 hour period.

      So if Akira were to actually quote Amadeus Emanon by name, that would be recognition of someone who’d I have to say as his author and creator seems to be sadly overlooked most of the time.

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