The Tail Spin

João Pereira de Matos

2009

The Tail Spin

in the Garden of the Thousand Shapes lays the Infinite Flower

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The blissful dream or the Haunting Nightmare.

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I. Long past The Lucy in the Sky

with Diamonds Know this: The big eye in the sky The Big Brother (if you prefer) Is really, really Watching You.

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II. Now, you can No longer see No longer want To see And the nightmare? The nightmare is always on, Because.

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III. But this is not An Apocalyptic view It is, only, The ever present Zeitgeist Of this most Maddening times (and the great longing of when I was not yet born).

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IV. Marvel at the Site but beware of the Watchdog. Cereberus of modern times.

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In the Land of Nought The birds are not The sky is grey And the men ask “What???” But the women know what it is and what is knot.

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Drink swiftly thy Bitter-sweat poison For no-body Escapes, merry, jumping aloof, Death.

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“The best Laid plans Of mice and men” They say, when, they lose Track of them.

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What's the meaning of this? Asked the Chicken to her hens Whilst she picked and plucked The Tiger's brains.

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Oh, the bitterness of things; For most should be written in such an eerie way.

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