They’re another country, the empire of being eaten,
Once the voyages of discovery were done and the noble savage discovered,
they placed a fork in his hand, the devil’s dungfork,
and he began speaking almost comprehensibly.
He learned fast una mujer ma chérie love bang off
so that Columbus the Christcarrier said:
They’re intelligent, Your Majesty,
and astonishingly generous, quite unlike
the Spaniards. They’re ready to give all
they have, even their heart. From them You’ll receive
good subjects and true Christians.
If a door has seven keyholes, are there, behind it,
Supposing there are two keys?
And doesn’t every riddle have only a single answer?
The fairy tale proffers a magic wand to teach the language of the animals.
But who are the animals?
Now the apes also have the faculty of symbolism, off the applecart you go, [lit. ‘went’. ‘To upset the applecart’ is a phrase – makes the point better in English. Also the sound echoes ‘apes’]
The question of feelings is a torment.
And what to say about lettuce, whose green soul
flutters in the intestinal mucous and turns into meat?
Shall we speak of nature or a sacrament?