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FREE POWER - Part One

Free Power from O P S W S E E R - M A D - N free power from its fetters no power without the people does power arise from any other source than through the intent to control confine confiscate con conk conjure computerize contort compel complicate concoct compress concuss conflict confute condemn corrupt collar convict collectivize confound concenter communalize collogue collude collonize commandeer compartmentalize castrate calumniate crucify combinate cutdown curtail curryfavour curb cully cuff cuckold crush crunch cross-question curveball conform confuse criticize croak criminate crash cramp cram crackdown covert counterplan countermine counterfeit counterattack corrode convert contrive contaminate constrain consecrate connive conquer power is a venomous snake that sheds its skin but not its venom free power from its sting free power from belief from self-righteousness from don’t-not-look-at-me aloofness from protective-damnedness from ego-centred-ness from megalomanic mindlessness from aryo-apartheid-ness from i’m-right-Jack exclusiveness from self-opining holiness from crass-headed-ness from puritanic-mule-headedness from airy-fairy grandiloquence from haughty vengefulness from scary authoritarianism from the love of command from sexually dominating abusiveness from un-empathic tightfistedness from back-scratching dastardliness from building castles in the air-ness from masonic clubbiness from musty brotherhood-ness from stealing and selling-ness from never-enough greediness from carion-loving usury from thoughtless puttingdown-ness from self-aggrandizing acquisitiveness from the love of pomposity from the seclusive-ness of honours from fawning and flattery from foggy non-visibility from armoured parades © T. Wignesan, Fresnes-Paris, May 14-17, 1997. From the collection : « Poems Omega Plus : a less than obvious sequence », Paris, 2005.

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