Blacklight corridors of power, lost without a map
We skipped the tripwires, searched for hours
Tiptoed through the traps
We slid through empty rooms with white walls, crystal chandeliers
Carpets we could drown in, bells ringing in my ears

We slipped through borders, skipped the lasers murmuring a code
We'd wade through holds, we'd dodge patrols
Swim through sewers, walked on coals
We climbed the scaffold - hell, they even left the rope
We saw our spinning friends descend - choked

Through passages we danced
We glanced at fat men smoking fat cigars
Who spun their webs on screens
Through telegrams in trays
Candy soldiers raised the table
Wearing labels, muttering curses
Under sheep's' heads, they were naked
From their collars to their (?)cotton socks

And every handshake gave a shock, a buzz, a charge
We saw them stamp with stars with sugar knives
Then they fell into vats of lard
We watched but kept on moving higher?
Higher through the hall of two way mirrors
I spied a boy scout shackled to a chair
Could heard the whip crack "in the mood"
Made a parting in his hair
But still he dared to bait his master
Until the red wheels rolled from room to room to room
We padded past his tomb and kicked a door down
It was the door that said 'no entry'
In the lift we flicked a switch and flew to floor 666

But no one stood there waiting
No guards stood in our path
There was just a window wide open and a note pinned to a chair
It said, "Welcome, friends! You passed the test
And I'm glad you could make it
From here you watch the world go by and
Doesn't it look sad?
And, like me before you, I'm quite sure that you'll also take a dive so
Come to daddy
Come to daddy
Come to daddy


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    General CommentInteresting narrative. Is this possibly a detailed search of monarchy and elitism?
    Anilandon July 27, 2010   Link

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