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· The Rubicon

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  Parody
by Richard Rydon
Friday, October 05, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Parody
(with apologies to Gerard Manley Hopkins)


Glory be to man for factory things—

For skies of smog-filled odours like an open

         sewer:

For corporation road-holes, all in rudeness—

up the street;

The gas pipes, poles, dust-bin lids and fag ends.

Landscape polluted and pierced—re-developed,

and how!

And all trades their gear and tackle and train

To desecrate the Earth and all that’s in it.

All things, awkward, ugly, queer and strange;

Whatever the fiddles—VAT (and who knows

why)?

The blight of sweat-stinked executives greed

Will father-forth ever greater monstrosities …

   




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Reviewed by Art Sun 10/5/2007
Nice work, Richard...your view of this repetitive nature of humanity and all of its glory within its intellectual downfalls show not only the present but the unforseen future that we both know will continue to fall upon this world...unfortunately...


nice work...


Art Sun...

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Richard Rydon



The Oortian Summer (Kindle)

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The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Kindle)

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Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality (Paperback)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Hardcover)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Paperback)

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The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Digest)

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