The voyeur always sympathises

Or: Every youth a sophist

Grim and yawning
he says of adulthood
“Webs define the social,
snares the personal,
widows romance,”
and sly I reply
grim and grinning
“Old age thinks
every youth a sophist,
every pleasure drink,
every voyeur sympathetic.”

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~ by Jeremy on May 19, 2013.

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