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Amazingly, the recipe needed to create a human being consists of the following:

Enough water to fill a ten gallon barrel.

Enough fat for ten bars of soap.

Enough carbon for nine thousand lead pencils.

Enough phosphorous for two thousand two hundred match heads.

Enough iron for one medium-sized nail.

Enough lime to whitewash a chicken coop.

Plus small quantities of magnesium, sulphur and other odds and ends.

Funny thing is, when I gathered together the above shopping list and dropped it into a bath of water, fuck all happened. It just lay in the bottom of the tub for two weeks looking like a pile of old rubbish.

And the nail went rusty.

I’ve tried chucking a party bucket of fried chicken in with it all just in case that might supply the missing chemical link, but still nothing. Two sachets of black pepper and a lemon wet wipe…

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Fickle Fate

12/05/2012

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Finding madness in life’s bitter dish

Eat like a mouse, drink like a fish

 

Clinging by nails, losing my grip

Clinging by nails, feeling them slip

 

Driven insane by worry and fears

Driven to drink that flows out in tears

 

Frustration and anger tearing apart

Noise in my head, pain in my heart

 

Limbo the place I’ve come to dwell

Emotions a prison, home but a cell

 

Thoughts they tumble, twist and whine

Thoughts so odd they can’t be mine

 

Drown them with the cheapest drink

But drunk or sober, think, think, think

 

No one to tell the things in my head

Solitary breakfast, alone to my bed

 

Escape into sleep is only too brief

Ponder if death would be a relief

 

Struggling on while heaving a sigh

Try to be strong though starting to cry

 

Did karma…

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