Starving Aesthete

by flammeusgladius

The Starving Aesthete

 

Oh, transport! I am listening to Strauss!
How can I think right now of sucking blood?
That’s the preoccupation of a louse.
Oh, transport! I am listening to Strauss!
Music’s the only fluid in the house
For me! Raised high above mere graveyard mud—
Oh, transport! – I am listening to Strauss.
How can I think right now of sucking blood?

 

–Tom Riley

 

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