Poetry's Place
		is poetry irrelevant
		and money-making the only skill
		practised with fidelity?

		though the works of all poets
		are doomed to obscurity
		word-mongers thrive continually.

		literary trash will
		always find a place
		in life's garbage heap.
Jack: That's not marijuana, is it?
Juanita: No.
Jack: Oh, I just wanted to make sure. You know, this guy is strange.
Shu: Interesting how people fear abnormality.
Juanita: Indeed. We must tolerate diversity. The harder people try to become 'normal', the stranger they become.