Chad Lilly

Rookie (Indiana)

Application - Poem by Chad Lilly

How long before
the connection
between thought
and thing
become apparent?



How long before
the mass mindset
trades the complex
for the simple?

Intentionally Intricate.
Effectively Deceptive.

How long does it take
for this Pavalov-
to wear-off?

Ring, Ring.
Bark, Bark.
Tax Break.

The reflex action
automatically pukes
a conditioned response

programed to be stupid-docil-listless-
apathetic-broken-guilty -and always less
than acceptable in the eyes
of the moral majority... You're perfect!

When can you start?

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 17, 2005

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