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Everything you said almost made sense.
Of how deep down there was no such thing as physics,
Just lots of hot air and even then not even that.
Of how energy came in bundles as minute as life could be,
Like exploding tumbleweed fireworks coating everything
Like snap-sugar Pop Rocks on the tongue.
Market research calls them Kets - like Ketamine - nonsensical confectionary
Full of artificiality, of ingredients created by science and maths,
Separated from the adult universe by neon packaging
And names which have yet to be stripped of imagination
By the daily grind of skin on skin, the blandness of living
Thats so palpable, you could put it in your mouth, and chew, and think:
Huh. Tastes like chicken.
So to hear you say that nothing ever touches made me feel
Like running into the office, wearing space helmet and spurrs,
And knocking over the water cooler before diving out the window
Into a primary coloured ocean of Slush Puppies and Skittles.
To know that a void exists with
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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