Day: Nov 14, 2014

Bathos meets the Golden Bough [poem]

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When strange cosined estrangement
makes its strangled mark around
my desert journey’s restless crazed abode,
I’m forced to pay the price the piper plays
when gigging for some vassal lord
who loves not music with his heart
but only has the need for what he deems
will fit the bill (that’s quite apart from all
the times I swallowed hard the sugared pill
they made me take [which even common sense
would show was merely fake
{placebo is the truesome game}]).

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