Hollywood Buy Life
The orchestra of bombs
musical heroes tip toe through the corpses
blood and mud the choir
to sing their praises
between battle flags and guns
Cenotaph the list of tickets
chisel the shrapnel scars of so heroic
wear the skeletons of our sons
our daughters lost for profits
and all the peace of damnations fire
Colourful of Hollywood's cinematic
a weapon for the buyer
written script with tunes of carefully cosmetic
march on your economic anthem
in the spliced edited slaughter of patriotic
March over the bodies of their children
dieing is so well practiced
bullet proof to the silver screen
the idiots emporium of weaponed Armageddon
bones and steel of applauded celluloid freedom
Mesmer effects in sequin glamour
add a drop of limbless horror
big screen wide screen Technicolor
realistic stage set
held together with spray on plastic
AnnnD CUT !
Did we get that ?
Should be a bit more blood don’t you think ?
I think we need more blood.
Did the exploding tank footage come in ?
Yes, yes it’s a war movie goddamn it !
People always die in war movies there’s always blood.
Hey you, yes you what’s that ?
Yes I know it’s a flag, it looks brand new goddamn it
take it away and dirty it up a little.
We need more support actors, no, I don’t care how much it costs,
just get them.
I think we might just get an Oscar for this one.
Copyright © colin mitchell williams | Year Posted 2018
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