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by The Walrus 

Posted: 16 October 2003
Word Count: 50
Summary: Fairly harsh, but are all guilty from time to time... Originally inspired by Cavafy's 'As Much As You Can'.

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Polluting lucidity
With egocentric chatter,
Dulling our senses,
With our worn out patter,
Hiding behind the mask
Of the pitiful sycophant,
Clouding the truth
With our churlish cant,
Barricaded behind
Our self-nurtured

Deliberately refusing to see
That we are elaborately
Constructing the barbaric barriers
To a beautiful reality.


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Fearless at 17:42 on 16 October 2003  Report this post

Yes. I, like the next man, and so many others, am guilty of this.
BTW, should it be 'deliberately' instead of 'deliberating' in the second stanza?


The Walrus at 09:27 on 17 October 2003  Report this post
Thanks, yes, have amended.

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