Perfect World MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   A summer sky of canned clouds

with artificial, just-add-water blue,

oceans of cellophane,

rivers of glass

full of rubber-scaled fish;

green shag carpet

lines the ground

strewn with delicate flowers

of cardboard and paper bright.

Wind-up stuffed animals

scurry about

performing on calico, nylon trees;

and mechanical people walk around

programmed to eternally appear content.

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on Sep. 30 2011 at 7:15 pm
AlwaysAntlers SILVER, Kingsport, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
“Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.”
― Charles de Lint, (from his book,The Blue Girl)

Hmm. This is well-written, but I tend to think that the clouds are supposed to be there, and animals aren't wind-up. Besides, would it matter if we were programed to always think we were content? I mean, as long as people think that they are content, why not leave them that way? It's not like it would make such a difference if we only thought we were content instead of actually being content. Oh, also, I tend to think that I'm organic, not mechanical.


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