Tell all the truth but tell it slant
success in circuit[ry]
DO YOU LOVE ME?
Can you see how that question doesn’t work?
There is a realm of communication where
If I Have to Ask: Forget About It!
Ask & I shall receive somewhere in the ball
park at least but not really what I lack,
want, need, desire.
“Yes” don't satisfy. “No”—neither; of
Do you love me? Don’t answer that
terrible question. Monstrous!
SIMILARLY in the business of liberal art
(not to be confused with liberal arts): I
Have to tear the plastic off the
strawberry patches, rip-off the
cover-ups: kindergarten variety
What I’m saying right be-here-now can’t actually
about it without giving away the trick, slight of hand
A man walks into the
Rolls Royce showroom,
kicks some tires and
inquires: “How much
do you charge for one
of these deals?”
How’m I doing? Ruins it to ask and yet I do I do