High Society – for Dverse

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July 30, 2014 by petrujviljoen

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rat face grinning

catatonic staring

nerve ends nibbled

 

high so cry deafening

scar tissue rupture

rabid clawing at my being

 

zealous formulation

invocation negation

abrogation of sensibility

 

crowd parts

crumbled coat on the floor

beau monde feasted

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11 thoughts on “High Society – for Dverse

  1. An event where I guess I would feel like the ugly duckling

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  2. Imelda says:

    Oh yes! being in a high society event can be this nerve-wracking. Your piece is very descriptive. 🙂

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  3. Rallentanda says:

    Ah, so you don’t like these events either:)

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  4. brian miller says:

    ha. def why i am not high society….smiles…my nerve endings would def be nibbled…abrogation is a cool word as well…i dont think too many -tions…which is awful close to shun…and fits…ha

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  5. Glenn Buttkus says:

    When you get to the /scar tissue rupture/, things are getting critical; very original path to defining one perspective on getting high; or being high while writing; ala Ginsberg.

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    • I still marvel at Howl. Do you know who Sinclair Beiles was? He was kind of involved with the Beats although people don’t really acknowledge him as one. I loved his Sacred Fix the best I think.

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  6. love all the ‘ation’s’ . . . great write.

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I make art, I read a lot and I'm now trying to write as well. Otherwise I belong to a cat by the name of Charlie that drives me nuts sometimes and other times makes me melt with love for her.

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