Treasure Island

douglas scotney

(boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

Ba: CVII: Light and taste


You could surmise
that light and taste
extend the brain
to eliminate surprise;

that things becoming plainer
and tongue discrimination
bring surprise elimination,
(another name for death):

and if that's what the brain's about,
isn't it plain
what light and taste are for:
to obfuscate the brain?

Submitted: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 24, 2014

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No.29 La flambeau vivant

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