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Index

manifesto
Bunny Scent
My Dog Would Kill
Posteriority
Oh Give Me A Hill!
Walk Don't Run
Wise Crack
Joy Is In My Blood
Second Brain
humanity is a tiger
monkey gun
It Came To Me This Morning
tetrahedral cull cathedral
Four Tribes
It Passes, The Night
Loki & Lucifer
Damn
Love & Laughter
I'm A Born-Again Virgin
Subliminal Pornography
Luscious Lips of Lily
I Will Follow
Science and Dreamer
The Blood-Spattered Banner
America Was Invented
So You Think It Was Coincidence
The Magic Spell
There Is A Graven Image
Mass-Marketed Sports
Do You Wear A Tie?
The Veil
Water Water
Their Halls Ring With Laughter
The Story of Christmas
Poem For A Past Pontiff
Exodus 20 Revisited
Oh.Shit!

Burning Man sound poems

Interactive Experiments

 


Do you wear a tie?
Does it make you look distinguished?
Are you aware that it’s a symbol
That your life can be extinguished?

Ancient slaves wore round their necks
A sturdy slipknot rope
Whose functions were many
In controlling behavior
But foremost to eliminate hope

It was hard to forget that with one little motion
That rope could be made very tight
Cutting the blood flow from heart to brain…
In two seconds your head becomes light
Two seconds later and consciousness fades
Six seconds more and you’re dead
With that handy rope already in place
To drag your corpse off by the head

When I look down a busy urban street
It sometimes makes me feel queasy
All those slaves proclaiming “Kill me if you must!
Here, I’ll make it easy.”

 

 

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