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Magician

 

He thinks of himself as a master Magician

becoming for his students their soundtrack

When somebody dies, he imitates a creaky

door, or giggles inappropriately while others

mourn. Once he was a jungle Shaman waging

war knowing how to hum like a mosquito, by-

passing personalities, reminding cell, bone

and blood of ever-present death. A socio-

pathology inverting Shadow

and Substance, gobbling

his own emptiness

to cover regret

 

Although he appears jolly

Christmas camouflage

and clever knowing

the cynical rot

hollow to the core

reveals an old story

of a Great Master

 

Who took on two students- One of you will be good

and one of you bad. He trains them both equally

and one day, he asks them- Run across this

plain and jump off that cliff. So they run and

run and run and run and run and

 

 

 

While we tread air, lets ask the Master-

Which is the Magician?

-The one who turned back.

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The folly of credulity, I say, DrC.

 

"gobbling his own emptiness" is a difficult image to perceive :-)

"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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I've known magicians and witches.......

I wish they did try to run and jump......

never have I met a more conceited bunch of odd charactors icon_scratch.png

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While we tread air, lets ask the Master-

Which is the Magician?

-The one who turned back.

 

Very wise DC.

 

The poem flows with its originality.

 

Aleksandra

The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth - Jean Cocteau

History of Macedonia

 

 

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