Sunday, November 16, 2014

Return

Pain, the Pavlovian teacher,
Breeds aversion into us from the start.

Aversion, the avian escape:
Flies us for now, but shits on us later.

Like a flock of hungry birds,
We startle quickly; want makes us return.

Desire: our roost, our fire;
Our life-sized cage that binds and burns.

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