the thing must be justified


these are the gaieties that mask all profondeurs
I couldn’t think of anything less important to say
with a masque to my alibi and no pretensions at all
just the way it comes up at the tellyall


what distinctions are to be preferred you might have bought the girl
and jimmied up her locks and thereupon composed a
neo-Georgian dithyramb as hollow as you please
as dry as comfy or in the end as symbolic