The apple eatergo to image(a perennial drama in search of OSIRIS by Tarek Ali Hassan)

(Act 1)


Year 0 minus 33.000?

...and was born

an apple eater..

and was born an apple eater

and was loved

by the good

and the "good" could not love

BECAUSE they were "good"

and he was born an apple eater

and it does not become the good

to grow apple eaters

and was told of the guilt

the guilt of the apple eater

the cause of all pain

suffering

disease

separation

loss and calamity

...and he believed

for he was born

so true

and KNEW the guilt

for he believed

the guilt ..

of the apple eater

the guilt ..

 go topof being born ..

an eater of apples


(The next Act)

..and was modified

what can not be modified

..and LET be modified and modified

what can not be modified..


(Act 3)

and was led

and chose to be led

and needed to be led

and led .. others of his kind ..

onto the road

to peace ....

for at times

he had known of the price

of life: I mean apple eating

and was afraid


(The next Act)


... but was born again AN APPLE EATER ...

?a genetic fluke that must surely be corrected in this age of GM?

and was saved by the prophets, divination and priests

and was saved by ritual

by the law .... and reason

and was saved by wisdom ...

.. and believed he was saved and knew the peace

of salvation

and the law encircled him in a fatal embrace

and he did not know it ..

and the priests

the pundits

the wise

sucked dry all questioning in his heart

and he did not know it

it was all to keep the peace

and they did enforce a peace .. of sorts

and weapons were invented and used

not for hunting

but for head hunting

a novel way to keep the peace

a sort of peace

and it was a fatal peace...

it was a fatal turn

and he did not know it

and even when pursued by ghosts

he would not understand

dark dark doubts

centuries too late

"me no understand"

and the history of this peace was always marked

inexplicably

by blood and unspeakable hurt

"me no understand"

and on all warring sides

factions affirm a universal truth:

the race of apple eaters is evil

apple eaters are

creatures of unspeakable evil

and again was perfected

all manner of machinery

for to cut up, restrict and reduce

for to dry and dye and spy and try

the apple eater

and overwhelmed by all this glorious achievement

he died

and did not know it

for the celebration music was too loud and boisterous

it was martial erotic sadistic and simple

and it announced incessantly

with all manner

of electronic enhancement

dyeing, lying, spying

buying buying buying

HP toads lizards ants and mice and rice

make free

peaceful and safe

he HAD been made peaceful and free

after a fashion

for he had been made

a rational being

and a wise being

and a reasonable being

and REASONED that this peace was good..

he was now able to rationalise

ANYTHING

to die before to die

for fear of to die

shut up

what gibberish!


(Next Act)

the invention of the printing press up to mass media and

mass communication and subliminal education. 1600 AD to 2001

?????????????????????????..

and printed his reason

in books

and sacred books

and divine books

and sacrosanct books

and more books...

and IMPRINTED his reason with books....

in innocent brains..

soft brains

HE IMPRINTED HIS REASON ON MEMORIES

confused and fogged...

AND PROTECTED HIS REASON WITH GUNS

and bigger guns

and built a world of substitutes and look-alikes

and built it higher still

for his reason was good

and right

and logical ...

it was reasonable ...

and the material world obeyed his reason

sometimes

BUT WAS BORN AGAIN AN A P P L E E A T E R ......


Act 6


D I V E R S I O N

KNOTS and self validating circuits


(with homage to Kafka and Laing, Nicolas de Stael, Alfred Jarry, Goya, Wiedekind, Magnasco, Dostoevsky, August Strindberg and Camus)

you think that I think that she thinks that they think

that you are..

material hubhub

great noise

divisive peace

force of arms

armed forces

reductionist view

political ploy

religious employ

liquorice all sorts

they think

that I think that u think that they think and r

terrible things

guilty cruel and mean

extracts of myriad confessions made:

I the apple eater

humbly do confess to all this harm

I do confess to unlimited evil

the evidence is overwhelming .. complete

the devil is within me

I am evil

the devil

the devil everywhere

build then

quickly

houses of correction

prisons, brothels

shackles, fetters chains all sorts

build walls

create guards

armed guards

set up a well developed secret service

for to delve into the remote and dark recesses

of this most evil labyrinth of sinfulness

and do not forget fire and flagellation

deprivation

invent all manner of tormentation

save this devil-ridden race of apple eaters

and it came to pass that the most good of all the world

strengthened as never before

by glorious application, science and automation

killed half the seed of Europe one by one

automatically

then proceeded to kill them again

even before the first flood of blood was drained or dried

then proceeded to visit the progress -I mean- the process

on a bewildered and guilty south

and north and west and east again and again

p.s. by stp and x

I am good

I have matured

says the new breed of non-apple eating male

a good denier am I

of all violence and brutality

I have a perfectly clean

mentality

you can even check

my web browsing record

I have to make things look good

for as from now I am the reigning model!

I am the new reality, the fashion and the rage

and if I can not be cloned by education, subliminal TV and chips

I shall be bred by deletion

of all unnecessary genes

end of p.s.


Act 7


Shock waves

And they all gathered in the manger for the new birth

and for salvation

BUT WAS BORN AGAIN AN APPLE EATER....

and they knew this and ran ? hysterically

and then they all gathered in the lab

around the magical tt

they doctored again the whole process

of conception, birth and pre-conception

BUT WAS BORN AGAIN AN APPLE EATER....

and they ran hysterically

or ran rationally

or quarantined the damned thing

they all ran

to the eager embrace of pure reason

they ran for to modify

the creature

for him

to be reborn a rational being

and a legal being

and a good being

and a right being



BUT WAS BORN AGAIN AN APPLE EATER .....

and reason would have said .. and said

DO NOT EAT THE APPLE

and logic and wisdom

and necessity

but he ate the apple and happened

and he knew.....and RAN



F A S T E R



AND REASONED


F A S T E R ....


and they too knew and ran

faster

and reasoned

faster

BUT WAS BORN AGAIN AN APPLE EATER .....


 

 

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