Not like satin on your skin
Not like ice cream on your tongue
Not like pastel flowers on your canvas
The lady was optimistic without compare.
People are everywhere still in chains!
Yes, she said, but those chains are just atoms, and
like atoms, ever-ready, and attuned,
either attach or detach sense conditions.
The government is in bed with lobbyists!
Yes, she said, but as the government, thou mayst with some effort
cast swines and swineherds from your chamber, and your lofty bed.
Humans are no good; never were, and never will be!
Yes, she said, humans are just atoms, and
like atoms do multiply, becoming at core, capable of magic;
May the best join one another, and may chemistry form
and reform into finer networks.