Friday, December 14, 2012

Sublimation I

Ashamed of my lustful body
I sought to express myself in art.

Ashamed of the uselessness of poetry,
I learned the craft of scholarship.

Ashamed of my learned pretensions,
I took to day laboring at the mill.

Ashamed of the lies of journalism,
I lay my lustful body at your side.

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