29 August 2012

Ageing Precedent




Is this the irony? Were we
better informed or less
perplexed before the internet?


Probably a question left best
to ageing precedents whose
memories aren’t too clear


But a good guess would be a
bit of each articulated in the
degree of literate inheritance


Claiming on its own you read
okay sustains belief in most
recurring fairy tales


Or in being one who acclaims
legitimacy in seeking benefit by
parading unclear differences


Until concupiscence scams
that read like failed grade III
education set the scenes


And that’s the irony – we
need be less to claim more of
what we already have anyway 


© 27 June 2012, I. D. Carswell