Invisible Town (Ongoing poem)

Invisible Town: where children hunt/kill all small animals to eat. Taught by their parents to catch their breakfast, dinner and tea. No pets

Invisible Town: people live in gardens and tend to empty houses. Sheds store vacuum cleaners, polish for windows. People sleep on grass

Invisible Town: people go to sleep to work. Journey to work is getting ready for bed. Waking is returning home.

Invisible Town: in which nothing is kept. People watch how things are made, but once created these things are discarded. Creation is vital.

Invisible Town: where people live in cemeteries and the dead are buried in empty houses and streets. Babies are born on gravestones

Invisible Town: where it is romantic to give young girls/boys weeds, flowers are frowned upon. Any sign of decoration is abusive

Invisible Town: where diseases are a gift. Any spot/disfigurement brings instant adulation/fame. Health is frowned upon as unsightly

Invisible Town: where cleanliness is a crime. Dirt is sacred. No one baths/showers. Water is anathema. Houses/gardens must not be cleaned.

Invisible Town: Rich live in lowliest hovel, while poorest live in massive mansions with long drives and servants, but no money

Invisible Town: Any kind of trade is illegal. Emotions are swapped as currency. Love is the most valuable item. Anger is the least.

Invisible Town: If anyone uses their imagination sun comes out, blue skies, warm weather, everyone else smiles/laughs feels good.

Invisible Town: No one can act unknowingly. If they commit a crime/lie they have a natural death and are buried outside the town

Invisible Town: Hearsay, rumour suspicion are admissible evidence in courts. Material, circumstantial evidence is irrelevant.

Invisible Town: Breakfast is an evening meal, Lunch at Midnight, Dinner at dawn. Snacks are never occasional, eaten an hour after set meals

Invisible Town: Birth is a time of mourning/sympathy, death is a happy celebration. Graveyards are filled with market stalls/dancing.

Invisible Town: Everything has been discovered, all inventions have been made, there is no need for imagination.

Invisible Town: Birth is a time of mourning/sympathy, death is a happy celebration. Graveyards are filled with market stalls/dancing.

Invisible Town: where the unexpected always happens, and the expected happens unusually. Sun rises in evening, sun down is morning.

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