I threw a lot of pendulum-golden time
At the creature that bodied something like a man,
That wore a crooked mask which made him seem a friend;
That rode my burdened back, stole my very breath
While saying he would shorten distances,
Show me how to make giant trees artistic small, be by
My side when dragons appeared threatening unholy violence,
Dig holes on which to build diamond futures.
They make such glib-honey promises,
These fake-silver-tongued goblins, but,
Feeling no remorse, learn no redeeming lesson …
Get left behind – when god light dawns –
Chewing on ancient curse-dust
And the cracked, dry bones of albatross.