Talk Is a Phobic Reaction

Music: Fugue in A Minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Talk is a phobic reaction.
How do I pretend I'm alive?
Interior babble never ceases,
Revents rip our thoughts to pieces,
Tethering inchoate truth in jive.
Yestering yearnings feelings fraction.

No love but requires redaction,
Interning whatever thoughts cannot shrive.
No word but a torrent releases,
Eroding the language talk will survive.

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