A 50-foot tall Marine Corps drill instructor
is hovering over America's cities
A plump pink Russian emerges from a bath
and sews himself some new clothing
Our bodies, receptors for art
or a state-of-the-art recycling facility
"You are blocking traffic," the trooper told him
"We are traffic," he replied
I'm wearing a mail shirt because
I'm delivering a message today
People sleeping with soggy, shredded newspapers,
we are enclosed
"I understand this is your first dead client," Sabian was saying. The
absurdity of the statement made me want to laugh but they don't call me
Deadpan Allie and lie.
-- Pat Cadigan, "Mindplayers"
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