Saturday, 22 July 2017

free-fallin', 22/July/17

all our hero wanted to do was to curl up and stop this lumpen ball of mud from turning and see it fall from the sky..... why doesn't the earth fall out of the sky?... he wondered........ maybe we are hanging off the moon, like a pendulum, swinging and spinning in desperate, perpetual, circular motion....... dangling from a fine thread side to side and round and round....... could explain why we are so dizzy all the time and falling over, bumping into things, sometimes don't know our left from our right........ all our hero wanted to do was to wake up in his house of books with him on the inside and the world well and truly out........... but then voices from beyond the speakers crept into his space with 'opinions' and 'points of view' from the mouths of those who perhaps shouldn't be allowed to have them........ it's a free world, so he's told, apparently you can say and be what you want..............
..... he hears himself laugh, "free"?.........
.......... he sometimes craves to have the simplistic one-track brain of most voxpoppers, lower life-forms that hang from microphones needy for their 15 seconds of bile and spite (could be a pub name! down at the ol' 'Bile & Spite')........ those same people who probably never wash their hands after using the toilet, you see them every day, and if they do they only manage one hand half-heartedly splashed under a tap while the other's been glued to a phone to their ear from the moment they walked in to the moment they leave on a call that quite frankly on overhearing could've waited..... oh what lovely germs must coat that phone.......... voxpops are set up to fail by design, their over-simplistic wording echoes the simplistic minds who they capture in their web of conceit....... listen to any about Brexit and it becomes worryingly clear despite that it's not 'brexit' itself that's the problem, it's the division, bitterness and racism it engenders........
........ just when we thought we were tearing walls down, ponders our hero, even more are going up........


© robert greig 2017

1 comment:

Martin Kloess said...

I guess we'll be covering these (ponders) in some futures.