by T. Wignesan
Free Power from O P S W S E E R - M A D - N free power from its fetters no power without the people does power arise from any other source than through the intent to control confine confiscate con conk conjure computerize contort compel complicate concoct compress concuss conflict confute condemn corrupt collar convict collectivize confound concenter communalize collogue collude collonize commandeer compartmentalize castrate calumniate crucify combinate cutdown curtail curryfavour curb cully cuff cuckold crush crunch cross-question curveball conform confuse criticize croak criminate crash cramp cram crackdown covert counterplan countermine counterfeit counterattack corrode convert contrive contaminate constrain consecrate connive conquer power is a venomous snake that sheds its skin but not its venom free power from its sting free power from belief from self-righteousness from don’t-not-look-at-me aloofness from protective-damnedness from ego-centred-ness from megalomanic mindlessness from aryo-apartheid-ness from i’m-right-Jack exclusiveness from self-opining holiness from crass-headed-ness from puritanic-mule-headedness from airy-fairy grandiloquence from haughty vengefulness from scary authoritarianism from the love of command from sexually dominating abusiveness from un-empathic tightfistedness from back-scratching dastardliness from building castles in the air-ness from masonic clubbiness from musty brotherhood-ness from stealing and selling-ness from never-enough greediness from carion-loving usury from thoughtless puttingdown-ness from self-aggrandizing acquisitiveness from the love of pomposity from the seclusive-ness of hono from fawning and flattery from foggy non-visibility from armoured parades from press confounding conferences from the Security Council colluding combine from the general assembly showy-mugheadedness from secret international pacts from noseyparker-ness from the international monetary fund from partychairmanship-ness from multi-national-ness from Fort Knox Reserve Bank Swiss numbered accounts from electioneering charitable-ness from taking more than giving-ness from absent inaccessibility from highly guarded hifaluting-ness from bypassing-ness from sanctimonious peacefulness from viagra sterility from bleary-eyed self-satisfaction from save this to spend that-ness from take a crap on others-ness from stratified doddering hierarchy from smirking hypocrisy from foie gras state dinners under candelabras in coattail-ness from promising full-employment save the forests children and old-aged-ness from so-called full medicare social security lower taxes & more paid leisure-ness from housing for every no-one to no parking ticket-ness from HIV indigestion from AIDS constipation from putting-on airs-ness from marauding menacingness from mièvrerie from state dinner pent-up flatulence from stentorian vociferousness from stem-winding-ness from log-rollingness from flabby-bellied-ness from stench-filled under-arm-ed-ness from sweaty-palm-ness from stink-breath-ness from treacherous backslappingness from stuffing-the-mouth-without-chewing-ness from word slipperiness from work inertia and lethargy from gamboling sleepiness from not-listening-ness from turning-the-back-while-talking-ness from averting-the-eyes-ness from dirty-trick-ness from sick secret-service-ness from bloody tricky smiling-ness from thinking-one-and-saying-another-ness from forked-tongue-ness from spitting-in-the-face-when-talking-ness from smiling-and-looking-daggers-ness from gourmandise from niaiseries from wishy -washy -n e s s and leaving loads of lurid lumpiness © T. Wignesan, Fresnes-Paris, May 14-17, 1997. From the collection : « Poems Omega Plus : a less than obvious sequence », Paris, 2005.
Copyright ©:T. Wignesan, Paris - 1997; from the collection: « Poems Omega-Plus ", 2005.
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