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BLUEBOTTLE MIND

Even in all your fine regalia,hint of blue and buzzing wingall the trappings of your kind,you are far from being a substantial thing,and all your efforts end in failure. All entomic paraphernalia,proboscis, thorax, abdomen, wings that fly,six legs, antennae, multi-faceted … Continue reading

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WHY?

Because we have neglected muchwe finish up with such and such,surrounded by we see and touch.Because we have neglected much. Because we sit and dream (and dream)we cannot separate is and seem;images come in floods and teem.Because we sit and … Continue reading

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CALCULATIONS

Space you measure in feet and inchesand shoes by where your big toe pinches;seasons by cherry, rose and snow,when may comes and swallows go:empires by rise and fall of kings;weather by rain and drought and flood; dead trees by whether … 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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E = MC2

C is the speed of Light.Only Light can travel at C.Nothing can travelfaster than lightalong the motor waysand byroads of the brainwith its electrochemical signs. Electro-powered Thought is restrained by C.But, once freed from the shapings of the last vestige … Continue reading

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THE SERPENTS

The Serpents dance hypnoticallyand fill the Void with Thoughtand in their game of wish-fulfilmentthe Sons of Man are caught. Slaves to their Dream Creations,enflamed by Hot Desire,craving ever-new sensations,singed by the Ancient Fire,they sink from brightness into embersfrom cinders into … Continue reading

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THE PAINTED VEIL

Millions of bubbles; bubbles, bubbles. Bubbles.Who could have thoughtso smallwould be curse of all,and source of allour troubles? Microscopic seedsencasing nuclei of fire. Each germinates and breedssubtle filaments of desire. Desire slides in and overpowers,making our best intentions fail.It weaves … Continue reading

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