Pithecanthropus - Poem by Douglas Scotney
When it was obvious
we were getting a World State
sylla-bi and -buses
dumped Brave New World
as no laughing matter,
for Orwell and Blair,
the odd laugh still there
about pithecan-thropi and -thropuses.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
World State, the situation in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.
1984, the novel by George Orwell, aka Eric Blair.
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