Poetry & Prose Collection

In a Ratt investment Haus

Abjection / Rejection

(Jude’s raus)

In a Rat- investment Haus

Lived A disillusioned Maus

Whose diversion When perturbed

Was the written English word

He began his day by playing:

“Choose a Word, a Line, a Saying;

Multiply it by Illogic

And divide its Logarithm

By the sum of its Iambic

To the base of Rhyme and Rhythm”

With ‘imself.


Gott!  He was lonely

With each passing hour 

was solely

occupied with etymology 

And deviate philology

Analysing quaint abstractions

(Though he was quite often trite)

But the sad thing was his passion

For the esoteric fashion 

Of inventing aphorisms 

Willy – nilly all the day

These included pithy maxims

(Which he signed with his initials)

And did cause High Church Officials  

To reflect on their profession.

He inverted hyperglyphics

Controverted Mesolithic

Rearranged each preposition

Conjugating as he wrote

Interchanged the grammar syntax

Rearranged the nounal  endings

And devised the adjectival

Formulating on the trot

Took to postulating epithets

Writing strict and overfly

More and more he grew obtuse

Finding less and less excuse

For forgetting ;

in a trance

Eyesight failing

Al things paling

Into insignificance

Why and when and who and what

Answers he had quite forgot

When and what and who and why

Query how we live and die

Who and why and what and when

(Make a listing  1 to 10)

Why and when and what and who

Knowledge elevates the few

These invalid rogatives

these bald interrogatives

Time removed and age defined

Maus  was losing cells in line

Changed from lofty rhetoric

Manners grew intemperate

Write becoming ill -defined 

Thoughts were loose inside his mind

More deranged and loose of word

Found that life was quite absurd

Then Silence came and with its Damn

Loosing teeth and blackened  palm

Falling prostate at the Lie

Depose the order of his eye

Looking through A sea of red

Crawling to the tomb of Dead

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