Poetry Corner: “Optical Illusion Oasis”

Optical Illusion Oasis

People sitting under the great Canadian fright
drinking heavily in the village of neon light
pretensions of affairs being outtasight
really nothing more than a heard of uptight
matters really aren’t all right

Such a pathetic sight
it’s strongest on a Saturday night
people with nothing to do
except play acting cool fools
floundering in the human cesspool

Death should be superior
come join me now or tomorrow
for you’re already dead
what really can you ever do in life
I tell you that you are needless and superfluous
like the pieces of gum
the black suited monsters
crush without pity on their way to paper colonies
refusing to hear the cries of the crushed innocent

come join me in the land of the insane
where every day does not end like some futile game
soulless butchered minds craving dead maggots
that’s what we are
no schools of respectability
only dens of perverse sadistic crazed nobility
souls of the living cry to join us
yes I’m Lucifer but which hell is better
yours or mine
you may find out in due course of time

Robert K. Stephen

Published by Robert K Sephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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