Music Methadone

EarbudsClear!
No response.  Crank it to 11.
CLEAR!
. . .   . . .   . . .   . . .
We’ve got mental rhythm.
Patient’s showing signs of reality fatigue.
Push 60 megs of audio,
STAT.  Mute the Baker Street sirens
and the paradise traffic report.
Force a little less conversation,
a little more time to stall.
She’s too soft-spoken
with
that broken jaw.
Sh
e’s drenched in purple rain.
She’s past the po
int of begging
for a hit of novocaine.  Order a trans-
fusion
of cigarettes and cheap perfume.
Let her melt into the bars
of
non-intrusive tunes.
Then
when she’s stable,
cut
her off.
Send her back to reality,
yeah, where there’s
gravity.
M
ake her manage raw soundwaves
without
our metronome.

One response to “Music Methadone

  1. This is wonderful, wonderful! I love the flawless interweaving of medical/music motifs. Great!

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