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The Spiritual Nonsense .
Bottom arrests wonder to Hamlet ,
As Alice travels Wonderland's gate ,
And Falstaff rises from death –bed .
Humpty Dumpty rides on Donquixote's back ,
Prospero wills Arden by Ariel's hack ,
Swift's tales as Gulliver reveals .
Invites Edward Lear to live in nonsense fable .
Aaron's cut off rod from Almond tree ,
Blossoms flowers as reason-free ,
And Jesus' touch washes death by bliss ,
Or turning a lover to vampire by Masuda's kiss .
The ghosts or saints in us are the twin-flowers ,
In the dark and lighted hemispheres ,-the two towers ,
Birth enjoins in death and death in birth ,
Evolves continuously earth after earth ,
And Faith is nonsense that adds grandeur
To incompleteness ,as phantasmagoria is our case .
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