Chad Lilly

Rookie (Indiana)

Application - Poem by Chad Lilly

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

Self-evident?

Accepted?

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

Intentionally Intricate.
Effectively Deceptive.

How long does it take
for this Pavalov-
conditioning-thing
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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