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That savage tribe,
Gently holding their eager eyes shut,
The impenetrable blackness lulling them into a false sleep,
A fantastic dream,
To catch eagerly,
To hold tenaciously,
To starve there in the fertile fields,
To dance divinely,
Without the sacred music,
Soundly beating their nimble feet,
Smoking thoughtfully smoldering cigarettes,
Visible smoke drifting gently,
Eternal paradise lost,
To some other place,
A grand hall,
Down into a slum,
Unable to sleep,
Drinking gratefully warm,
To that room,
A single flat,
Instantly breaking their modern life,
Cast on their pavement,
A picture postcard,
Tacked to the sacred wall,
On that lovely beach,
With silk hair girls,
Burning fiercely under that hot sun,
To go carefully,
To go willingly,
Wandering past high tall buildings,
Reaching high into the brilliant sky,