exaspéré, exaspéré! (brucevbracken) wrote,
exaspéré, exaspéré!
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Experiment Box

Experiment Box
 
 This is an experiment.
Do not tell your parents.
The degree of injury
will determine your grade.
The first test is endurance
of internal bleeding.
We will learn about limits 
of a human organ.

The degree of injury
will determine your grade.
There are many words for love
in the blood's dialect.We will learn about limits
of a human organ.
No whistleblowing, children.
Use your indoor scream, please.

There are many words for love
in the blood's dialect.
Let's look at the speech center,
see how it loves the wires.
No whistleblowing, children.
Use your indoor scream, please.
Thinking is a bad circuit;
that is why we break it.

Let's look at the speech center,
see how it loves the wires.
You've been using them all wrong,
powering devices.
Thinking is a bad circuit;
that is why we break it.
Make the body electric,
a human prison chair.

You've been using them all wrong,
powering devices.
Don't trust the city streetlight
for illumination.
Make the body electric,
a human prison chair.
This new test is resistance
in the sponge of your brain.

Don't trust the city streetlight
for illumination.
Trust in a union of wires
to stimulate muscles.
This new test is resistance
in the sponge of your brain.
In the dialect of sweat,
there's no word for thinking.
 
Copyright ©2011 Bruce V. Bracken
 
Tags: pantoum, poem, poetry, spoken word
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