Copy editor conjures cunning tricks.
Don’t ride on your jalopy’s emergency brake
‘cept that’s how to roll words apart.
Double-parked, poetics now arrived sideways
thru a legerdemain sleight of hand.
Bedeviled polyphonous soul vomits up squalid
scholars whose onerous debt burden
includes glue guns sniffed or better yet smoked.
Fred Nietzsche is said to have said,
Without forgetting it is impossible to live at all.