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HIM AND HER AND THEM

A bare chestis a cooler wayon a hot daythan a string vest. Her husband’s pain’s a sword.And, again,though she sees and feels for himand keeps her loveand cooks his meals for him,she is bored. It’s hard to be freeno matter … Continue reading

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MAKE AN EFFORT

Matter is always inert;dense shadowy stuffthat resists the shining. Leave the puppetto its own devicesand how will it everget out of its box? Who then is thereto make an effort?And with what forcefrom where obtained? The child, the kitten, the … Continue reading

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NO EXIT

Oh Lord, I have terrifiedmy soul at your graveyardswhere the spirits of your peoplethought to restfor an over-flowering morningto recall the world in,regale themselves with memories in,tremble in the glory of their soulsat what they please to call your throne.And … Continue reading

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THE HAPPIEST OLD

The happiest oldhave nothing and don’t mind.The happiest youngare old before their time.Few these. The others are behind their years,suffer thirteen-year-olds’ fearsinto their twenties,and in their fortieshave appetitefor sins of twenty. But not the bite. .

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TO THE BELIEVERS IN OUR GOVERNMENTS

Do you really think the othersare any less stupid than you? All history is prejudiced and gossipy,all science misuse of the misunderstood. But nobody waits to understand.There is no timejump onuse ityou can’t refuse itit’ll make you happywhatsitmatter whatitsfor? A … Continue reading

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TRAVEL LIGHT

The Mousethat scuttles down the bankacross the bricksand back again,carries no walletand all its baggageis in the simplicityof its brain. The Bird that slidesacross the windhas left its briefcasein a former life,together with its houseits mortgage(and its wife). The Beetle … Continue reading

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JUDGE NOT, THAT YE BE NOT JUDGED

Long Wig up on his High Chairstares at Long Hair standing therebelow him in the dock.‘I cannot deviate from the Law,’he says, glancing at the clock.‘This is my decision.Six months without remission.Oh, and yes, with hard labour.’ ‘Decision’ ‘Remission’ ‘Hard … Continue reading

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HOW MANY ANGELS CAN STAND ON THE POINT OF A PIN

Although the Two Worldsare so intimately linked,how is it that they arecompletely distinct? See!A ten-ton elephantand a thousand soldiersreflected in a single mirror! Why doesn’t the glass shatterunder the weight of such an elephant?Why does not the frame splinterbeneath the … Continue reading

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TREMATON CASTLE

The great Bailey wallkeeps the outside out. Inside, the silence settleslike sediment in a pool. But there are soundsthat do not disturb the dustand imagesthat bend no light waves.A timeless, parallel worldlittered with the jetsam of Time. In the Keepupon … Continue reading

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STOPPING THE MIND

If stopping were easy,a thought beamproperly directedwould thread silentlythrough atom after atomand bring the entire universeto a standstill.An empty mirrorreflected in itself. If stopping were difficult,the spider mind would jumble on,piling thought on thought,trapped in its own web;the threads spreading … Continue reading

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