EMPTINESS BOTTLED

 

Emptiness bottled would no doubt fetch a fair price.  Some existential fool would be dim enough to buy it.  “There’s a sucker born every minute.” to quote P.T. Barnum.  Mencken had a few choice words about it.  We’re going to bottle emptiness. We’ll design a fancy design to etch onto the brightly colored bottles in which we store the emptiness. It’s bound to make a fortune.  Nothingness finally distributed in user friendly containers.  The product to sell is always the one that everybody already has.

 

Emptiness bottled

Camus overcame the plague

to finish the job





 

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Stephen's picture

American politicians sell us bottles of emptiness every day

 . . . . and we buy them.   ---    Stephen

georgeschaefer's picture

and rebottle them and resell

and rebottle them and resell them again and again.  thanks for dropping by

roseblossoms's picture

Because emptiness can be

Because emptiness can be filled 

with anything you wish 

The price should be fetched 

higher than an empty dish 

 

;-)

georgeschaefer's picture

indeed

indeed