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The iced metaphor cake

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The iced metaphor cake

 

Our whole life is like poetry

Written on a cake

Like icing sugar layered

Over everything you make

 

Multi-coloured, chocolate

Vanilla, rainbow layered cake

Unicorns and dragons

Seeped in alcohol mistakes

 

A fruity cake, a nut cake

With dates some bittersweet

Gorgeous and so tasty

Some awful when you eat

 

The icing is a m...

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My studies have given me a legacy of interest in many and wide-ranging social, moral and ethical fields and concerns, as well as the politics of power. This piece is a manifestation of that legacy.

 

"The world is splitting open at my feet like a ripe, juicy watermelon." Sylvia Plath.

On her gravestone: “Even amidst fierce flames, the golden lotus can be planted.” Wu Ch'Eng-En.

 

He...

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