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Simply put


The age of literacy has died
Profuse use of vocabulary shunned
Because ‘I don't understand' / I missed that
Haven't you heard of a dictionary?
Am I to be limited to your lacks?

Oh, did I step on your toes
Bash your ego, your ‘little man'
Tasteless is your tongue, stripped of knowledge
Feasting on the bland existence of the common
Is your mind numb to experience?
Are carnal lusts your only form of pleasure?

Rise, Babylon, tonight we feast with Thee
Basking in the simple desires of self
Beat the crippled souls gathered here
For unassuming goals of conventional relations
Was this too fancy for you to understand?
Then make it simpler, “Bite Me”.
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Submitted on December 31, 2012

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