The Cartoon Vandals, a poem by Martin Rutley.

Servants to the reptile priest
Saviours of the chameleon guard
The cartoon vandals abandon salvation
Blessed with the deviant heart
Condemned to corporate revelation
Distant machines define strategies
The apologetic victims of protocol
In ritual extremes of divine illusion
Porn factories cage the severed youth
As pretend Angels bleed neutral despair
Sacred structures of the data engine
Let primate frequencies seduce extinction
Analogue pleasures stripped sterile
Automatic death contained within
As distortions violate ancient systems
Of the integral shapes of isolation


Martin Rutley is 28 years old and has been writing poetry for several years now. He is influenced by several writers of the beat generation. Contact him as


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