Gene van Troyer
Gene van Troyer Poems
|2.||Three Views Of The Cosmic Ballet||11/11/2007|
|6.||From 'Dancing On The Great Void'-(A Haiku Sequence)||11/12/2007|
|7.||(you Are Here) Post-Material Lotophagi||2/3/2009|
(you Are Here) Post-Material Lotophagi
If you're reading this, it probably applies, a simple message
blinking on a map page: You Are Here. It doesn't matter where.
You realize you're just a digit kept alive in some accounting
scheme. The quantum zing that's singing in your nerves
is just a data stream that's being cooked in actuarial books
on the top floors. You were tested for it as a youngster,
and tested through the years that flow into the numbered sea
of now. You're right. You hear them all singing that song.
Count up! Count up! Hey Mister Tally Man tally us our numbers,
downtime comes ...