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The shuffle of conception
    veils intent behind promised order
            until every umbrella-opened mind
                  cries out for truth, the liberator, sleep.

Surrendering misplaced trust
      proves the natural sequence remains
            behind the reptilian empire, ancient
                  wealth, eugenic lies, mechanical time.

I tap once for yes and twice
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Patti Masterman 18 September 2009

What interesting ideas here; I admit reptilian empire is not a new idea for me; nor eugenic lies. I love the last stanza; 'knock at my door! I answer; the answer cries out in you', it seems to be one of those perfected things that rise to the occasion just when most needed; it adds an incredible sense of the mind's being the last frontier to the words of the poem.

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