The Wounded Beast of Autonomy

The Wounded Beast of Autonomy* Hurled against the rocks of identity The wounded beast of autonomy Cries out As it loses its grip The reassuring shoreline Battered and eroding Never looked more forlorn, A beacon of receding vistas Blinding and lucid flashes Assailed by surface gashes Infused with the Heat of uncertainty A frightened little girl Peaks from behind the […]

Dongles, Dangles and Beeps

Dongles, Dangles and Beeps* Tantalus stretches his arm from antiquity Dangles a dongle of USB secrets Mangles a moment of tête-à-tête Instead we have SMS, latter-day S & M. Young couples avert eyes from each other, gaze lovingly At iOS vistas whose screens they now diddle Coo and giggle over vapid missives transmitted cross-table Is this romance conceived by a […]