Squashed yellow moon just past full shadow of the Americas on its face. Is this a sign, the universe speaking or just an illusion? One more year according to the Mayan calendar as Cairo erupts, Alexandria. The bible says it begins in the middle east the end, that is. We seem to have been striving for it for ten years. Though there have been centuries of wars with the middle east, lines drawn in sand where empires swell and shrink while evil eye observes our gluttony for oil. The black blood that courses through Mother Earth powers us, illumines us, drives nations to capitalize on unrest.