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Tape measures reject representation

Forced inequalities 

Elders don’t comprehend complexity 

Pigeonholed and discarded scientific celebrations 

Ancient ideas relinquish into lost swirling emptiness 

Obsessive stress consumes everything here 

This hallucination is the final stop for the projection

fantastic phantasm with folded wrinkles of illustration 

Conceiving impossible improbability extricates

Awakening a sun rise that masticates disease 

digesting the repugnant diadem

Once worn by our established superior 

Symbols decide themselves

Representing what they believe at once 

Nugatory influence cannot shackle

Limits confine the past to irrelevant 

Love was always simple

Measuring sticks… are complicated



Michael Kutina Lundquist  


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