angst cycle (iii) — [А] (xi)

oh this is daft
a klingon battlecruiser
and the nacelles
of the enterprise D

would some 17th century shepherd
look up and have seen
the super wolf
protector of the flock

yeah yeah
i don’t like
hollywood
do i

would archimedes
look up and have seen
a ship–propelled by screw

would some
ancient human being
look up and have seen
great beasts to create

perhaps

but it’s bloody silly
what i see
looks like i’m looking
for an escapist time

mind you
i’ve been playing
one of the new arts
half life two
that’s an escapist time

but that’t not
what i’m seeing
although the family’s the same

rodefer
in his seventies
his kids

hope yet
huh
hope yet