the prison of my own devising

SEIN-ZUM-TODE (German phrase that can be translated into still trapped in the prison of my own devising

the prison bars are made of Self-Pity

the walls are made of Anxiety and Neurosis

the guards are recruited from Society and Culture...


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We all hate poetry, right? But we might make an exception if it were sufficiently hellgrown, twisted and wicked. This devil's banquet of adults-only offal features 53 satanic sonnets, vitriolic verses and odious odes.

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The Real Cie said...

Now, this one was written just for me!
Nearly fifty, and I still can't get around this trap. One would think I'd have learned by now.

Antares said...

Learn from simpletons how to stay simple! :-)

masterymistery said...

Cie, thanks for your comments. IMHO, and from personal experience, the more you try to escape, the longer becomes the sentence. I think Antares' advice (above) is spot-on, though not the easiest thing to do. Cheers, MM

masterymistery said...

Antares, I think I'm beginning to understand why your advice is "spot-on". Though the more one tries to understand, the less one understands. Another Divine Paradox! Thanks for your comments, Cheers, MM