Fall 1994 • Vol. XVI No. 4 Poetry |

Tracy Dreams of the Ball

Imagine wearing an orange crate to the office   instead of a dress! Imagine being an octopus and dancing with Storm Field! Imagine   having your hair dyed green and being trimmed with a lawnmower! Imagine eating your own laundry!   That's what it feels like when we do the Rave! Imagine living when Kennedy's brains were blown out   and listening to Little Richard! Imagine making love in Outer Space and finding out   when you're back on Earth that seventy years have gone by and nobody can understand a word you say!   That's what it's like when we do the Rave! Imagine watching Flipper forever! Imagine having   ears instead of nipples, so women would have to wear earmuffs or be arrested! Imagine smoking eggs   to get high! Imagine General Electric turning light bulbs and bombs into doughnuts!   That's what it's like when we do the Rave! Then it was morning and I woke and nothing had changed.   The air was dark with pollution and I had

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