Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Running The Maze

Daddy was an expert at driving the lab animals mad
It was his job, it was his passion. Daddy had talent for it.
Daddy married a woman with a pretty child and no maternal
Instinct drove them to it. Unhinge that child Daddy, see what
She can take. The little whore becomes your slave until she is
Too old. Unhinge that child. What is she but a ticking time bomb.
Call her a liar and she becomes one, threaten the cage again, bind her
Mind with fear like Chinese women’s feet. Women are used to torture
The women her mother hates so much, apron wearing women, domesticated
Dumb cows. The girl will run the hamster wheel of repetition repetition repetition
Until she’s the only one left alive, alone at last. Talks about it like normal life, like
normal life
Like Normal life.

3 comments:

Gail said...

Hi Utah-

Some times I have to hold my breath to read your words - you are a miracle.

Love to you
Gail
peace.....

Randal Graves said...

Now that's a bucket of sunshine.

Nobody said...

Utah, you are so brilliant. You should be getting paid for this work.