• Vol. 09
  • Chapter 04
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She’s so shiny flashing her highlights
against nature – does plastic attract butterflies?

Everything aflutter, agog at the state
of play… the wild industry of castration

in the air, building like a nineteenth century
overture but lighter than Ride of the Valkyries

carrying us without the need for drugs
into mad affray. Who’s afraid of the big bad?

Nothing as bold and definite as a wolf
in granny clothing; more Barbie and Ken

takes Janet and John down the cellar
for ever and ever Amen and farewell to arms.