Actuated by Officiousness

he realized, even in his panic he had not wanted to smudge the creamy paper by shutting the book while the ink was wet.



It makes no difference

how to resist. Winston


Smith knew brain washing is

easier to recognize


from the outside.  Question how

your own perception is managed.  By Thought


Police or algorithms…by some bot programed

to respond like you—after analyzing your internet


behaviors with a computer program—in order to wish

loved ones happy birthday, even after the flesh


sending the message has turned into food for insects

and worms. A forever repeating greeting,


that even in death, the voice can be made real by words

formed. Voice is infinite for the finite flesh.