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the LIQUIDITY of LIES

THE LIQUIDITY OF LIES To be precise It is now exactly half past never And see, I’ve been trying to tell you that for years The last will always come first as second seeks solitude When the best is bested by the worst And the damage done is due dutifully to a pen you threw away and damnable difficulties But then the stars start to startle you by speaking And the moon tells them to keep it down However all of them know the sun dons a crown And weeping willows aren’t truly weeping They’re just as startled by and concerned about the fifth of forever as I am And what happens when the daffodils refuse to bloom Now have another cup of sassafras gloom while trapped in a triangular shaped room Where the angle meets the hypotenuse toe to toe In a ring of fledgling fallacies With last winter hiding in your closet And don’t believe them There is a monster under your bed If only in your head And the mercury will dip as low as it chooses with no limit set Only the breath from the fifth of forever can get us to where we wish and want to be But somehow melted puddles of yesterday move under our feet So we’ll speed up the pace to a place of pleasantries and platitudes But respite there has a bad reputation and won’t exist until the fifth of forever I’ve been trying to tell you these things with the hope you’ll heed what I needed to say today Now above all remember that wherever you see a moth there is a hoard of locusts bound May the rain be your shower and the sacrosanct sea your bath As we are held hostage by Mother Nature’s wrath I am prophesizing the fact that there will come a day when even a cork will sink I’m telling you man, this ain’t nothing but a planet filled with people who should shut up, sit down and think © 2011.…Phreepoetree ~free cee!~

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