The Preface to all creations
would be for the void to say,
“Ipse dixit, (sic).”
To get air play in the City,
songs should be less than three minutes
and absolute facts, conditional.
In actual fact,
a man’s real fear
is in his foe’s enthusiasm.
If you get up slow,
you can fall down fast.
As they penetrated the cellular wall of this one universe,
our travelers were confronted with a gargantuan sign that read,
“Welcome To Our First And Only Annual Clearance Sale, And You
– Yes You – Have Already Been Marked Down.”