The new thing

The new thing’s not cloth so beautiful
only the 1% can see its shimmer
and its not cake sweet in one slice
while the rest is cardboard construct
its everything

not in absolute but swing.
We have different sets of fact
instead of simple opinion
like plain plates for family suppers
and Royal Daulton for company
but all the edges are gilt
skimmed over relativity,
our flexibility bending jointlessly
and against anatomy

The emperor
simply faked a set of clothes.
we’re doing so much more than that.
Pulling prosperity from air,
renaming success from bankruptcy
and we’re doing it with ideas
too large for our small heads.

If we speak it, it is so.
If we stay silent, it never was.

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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6 Responses to The new thing

  1. Be careful of thoughtcrime, Susan. Remember “IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH”.

  2. oneofaclass says:

    I love it! And with all the hand-waving going on, what’s really going on behind the curtain?

  3. The emperor wears a clown suit.
    Everyone is laughing.
    Except for the ones who
    only see an Armani suit
    or a hero’s cape.
    He is still the emperor.

    (I’m getting back at it over here, btw.)
    (Think I’ve had about all I can take of FB.)

  4. claudia says:

    some of those in armani suits are wearing rags beneath them – i try to trust my heart better than my eyes – smiles – nice to see you susan

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