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An Attempt to Kick One's Own Butt


Author: Snow9
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A private joke, fear it being too eccentric. Somehow a train always becomes my site of production.


An Attempt to Kick One's Own Butt



Camus in my head,
Murakami in my heart,
Dedalian wings,
And Blake everywhere
(Eternity);-
"I'm a disco dancer"-
My feet are miles below.
(Wait a sec... um, minute,
Let my journey feel their tip....
Ah, yes.)
So extensive is the human body!
But where-from did Snow come?
And then the ouroboros.
And what if it, self-consuming,
Doesn't grow?

Literary gimmicks,
That's all. We never grow.
But defragmenting
With increasing entropy.

"Pray, when did you last see a flower sir?"
There's a... leaf beneath the front seat.
Don't know the name.
Will wiki it up
Once my journey reaches destination.




Submitted on 2012-10-07 07:49:02     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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  love the second stanza...would change "defragmenting" to "defragment"

but yes, we are defragmenting in a way--we are becoming a life stored in bytes...

computerized...when was the last time we danced, on an actual dance floor...that we played games that involve physical activity..rather than looking at a computer screen...

this poem makes me want to go out and play...

that leaf beneath the seat....nice touch..

my girlfriend is always saying to me..."look it up"

ahhhhh wikipedia...

i want to go on there and change all the definitions to something totally absurd.

are poets just literary gimmicks now?

no heart? maybe maybe

jacob
| Posted on 2012-10-13 00:00:00 | by jacoberin | [ Reply to This ]
  Dunno about snow but if you really wanna know where the ouroboros came from check out my latest haiku. :)
| Posted on 2012-10-07 00:00:00 | by Paradox | [ Reply to This ]
  Well, I like it. The first three lines are great. The title is really interesting.
| Posted on 2012-10-07 00:00:00 | by jeniecel | [ Reply to This ]


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