Dogs 2010

AL JINN
(9/10/10)


born
of fire
instead of earth
our unlikely cousins
cut a deal
early on
to avoid
Allah's wrath

they float
unseen
amongst us
doing
God knows
what

perhaps
when faced
with an eternity
on Earth
watching us
sin as we pleased
they became
restless

who wouldn't
be bored?

we are
here
to be played
with

after all
a broad agreement
not to worship
false gods
and to abstain
from blasphemy
hardly included
not dicking around
with the human
race

are they
responsible
for the great
unknowns
out there?

UFOs
ghosts
hauntings
apparitions
crop circles
Bermuda Triangles
plastic surgeries
gone wrong?

what else
would they do
if they're not
eating
working
fucking
fighting
sleeping
or drinking
a cup
of tea?

I know
that I'd
be eaten up
with ennui
just watching
us do
all those
things

what
a big
yawn

maybe
they're doing
God's work
showing mankind
the folly
of our earthly
attachments

maybe
they're just
getting off
the only way
that they
can

I like
to think
of them
drifting out there
looking for new
and unusual
ways
to enter
uncertainty
into our
lives

my life
could use
a little
of the
unknown

fuck
with
me