Saturday, 22 October 2016

All we've been taught is wrong

"Sometimes you just can't please anyone, so you give up trying to please anyone at all" said the Alchemist, dissolving into an invisible haze. He walked invisible through the corrupt labyrinths of a lost civilisation, looking for a chemistry that would give hope. Nobody noticed anything but their own shadows. "All we've been taught is wrong" said the Alchemist, "the sea is just a flood" he said, mysteriously, attempting a metaphor for official lies. He sat down by the bay where submarines hide. "The world is just nowhere pretending to be somewhere. Once you know that it's ok, you have no illusions!" Out of the haze came the sound of a guitar, then a voice -and then the rest was just musical...

Words by Trev Teasdel

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