on celebrity…

The acrid cult
Of so-called celebrity
Filled with selfish, self-contained slackness
Staring into the lights and magazines
And living in that single goldfish bowl
Of demonic madness
Where the eyes
Don’t cross the tease
Just swept up, like dust mites
In a whirlwind
Of vapid and vacuous ventrilloquism
Lapped up by the masses
In what passes
For entertainment

About TI

TI is based in Auckland, New Zealand. TI's somewhat eclectic interests include (but are certainly not limited to) legal humour (the law can be funny), good wine, the search for the best possible chocolate, alcoholic beverages, travel, commercial aircraft, photography, weird news stories and classical music.
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