I am able to furnish you with all the details.
Under stress I carry out all instructions immaculately.
And I am stressed.
You ask me how could such a tawdry state of affairs exist in this, the 21st century?
Well, prepare yourself, I come from many centuries and I have travelled well.
Suspend your jester role and take this story seriously, because I am not the joker in your pack.
was once a house that I inhabited many years ago. It was shaped like a
stargazer pie with many gardens, lakes and follies surrounding it. I
built a domain wall all about to keep my captives in and my captors out.
I could time travel from the tall turreted tower, wherein my special
machine sat in splendor. I can be a slippery fish I know, but this tale
I met Magellan and Einstein, and the plans for the
combustion engine I buried within a hole in my domain wall. Along with
manuscripts and musical scores gifted to me by Dickens and Mozart. I
wished them to be hidden time capsules of ingenuity and creativity for
the future generations.
I also met a man who made many claims,
including being able to feed thousands with just five loaves and two
fishes, I can confirm this now as fact. I was the boy who shared the
You see, I cannot only travel, I can change persona, nationality, sex and identity.
can sing: “…here comes the mammy, like a canny woman” in order to rock
squalling infants to sleep, and fish around my psyche to invent stories,
tales that would transport tyrants from their rages into docile
gentlemen. Riding calmly into the fading light of battle, tamed and
beguiled, if sometimes beleaguered. Yes, my life has been a roller
coaster, no wonder my motto has always been “A pond I fished, it was as
deep as England” penned by my good friend Ted Hughes. Because, I am as
deep as England.
As I said, I am able to furnish you with all the details
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