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The Apocalyptus

W hen the scrambling for Truth is over And God, suffering from the munchies, Is eating travelers off the narrow road Related


When the scrambling for Truth is over
And God, suffering from the munchies,
Is eating travelers off the narrow road
That leads to everlasting life,
Let us meet at a market place called Facebook
Far from airless cloisters where
Zealots have turned zombies,
And merchants are counting the dead
As though they were pieces of silver.

Let us lay on the edge of our walls,
Sipping on a beautiful dream,
Enticing the madding crowd
With a hankering for the magical
To our broad and spacious
Inventories of Friends.

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

2 Responses to “The Apocalyptus” Subscribe

  1. 3516 2011/01/11 at 05:17 #

    But I /love/ facebook, and I have the munchies. Does count for anything?

  2. admin 2011/01/11 at 06:11 #

    @ 3516. Lol. Facebook is a prolly a form of the munchies.

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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