Ascending vibration/parodic big band/aboard Zeppelin in death spiral /the parping tuba/burlesques/incipient doom.
Bootstrap/to higher consciousness/outsource thought/for efficiency gains/manna for markets/Dow Jones swooons.
Trickle down economics/scatters seed on bird-table/the Great Philanthropists return/in Victorian reboot/bow to dumpling queen


scree soup/the cosmic slop/the life-stock/
globules and blobules of biotic bits bob
inanely on its surface/LIGHTNING STRIKE/activates
the latent potential/777/
it's science/chalked out
on classroom blackboard
Happenstance, Henry/the Haccidents
of Dynamic Systems/coalescing into complexity/
polymers to paramours/-
wing-beats breed hurricanes/wind-whirl/conjures
Civilizations to rise from river mud/gods to ghost from sunbeams
and dryads
from slender birch.


Scree Circle/this shoddy crop of grifters/guffawing/
and grasping/all handshakes and back-claps/
Yellow teeth in red faces/grinning glazed hams/
Graft for granted/self-service/and pile the plate
to toppling.
What wizard wheeze/scum-cunts/conscienceless/
all good gutted/smoked glass/and the frictionless/
passage through space/the vantage-penthouse/
corner office/boardroom/the insulation/is total
and deliberate/and designed to exclude/reality/
everything at this level/runs on vapours/air
beneath it/cash ex nihilo/and coffers/
stuffed to bursting/consequences/are what
happens to other people/subjects;/the megaphone/
din drowns out the human voice/head
lines/the only news that matters/the
pollution/of the information supply/hate/
admixed with it/adulterated with lies/common
prurience/the cocked eyebrow/of innuendo/
takeover total/and can’t be overstated/
the Hebdomad/presiding over this/cheap
and jerry-built machine.

Scree mandate/on fire/and smoke
vies with cloud/shadows the
city over/burnt alive/black stone/
This/austere monolith/livid wound/
is trauma./Permanent and caustic/
The wages of greed/writ large.


scree deposit multiplies/
the asset mantle/
SLUSH GLACIER/this sloth accumulator/gouges
a channel from the rock.
quarry coins, cash converter, the land's a well of wealth./
the trick is/to name it mine.