Another Death Star

i hear lady vader's footsteps
clang on the stainless steel
gangway; i look busy attending
to my knobs & flashing buttons
but the dark side is so strong
in this one that i am forced
to switch on an emergency power
generator - red lights bleed
across my console & i swivel
in my chrome-plated bauhaus /
ikea captain's chair to face
her wrath should it ever come
there is another death star i
explain it contains no flaws
unlike its predecessors into
whose plans lord vader for some
reason saw fit to introduce
design elements that would
make a first year engineer
blanch; perhaps he knew even
then something of his fate -
or else at central casting he
overheard a script development
meeting ... were those two
hideously greige orbs a kind
of metaphor for his own body's
penetration fantasy a slight
shudder as the x-wing entered
the duct? how else to explain
the ridiculous ease with which
those rebels identified our
killing machines' weakness -
other than by referring to that
space (in vader)? my lady i
digress - & our plans progress
would you care to inspect? with
a slight limp she follows me
down to the docking bay where
our transport awaits - after
you i murmur giving way so as
to watch as her plastic skirts
sashay hinting at the power of
that incredibly spherical 


Davey Dreamnation
Davey Dreamnation

Davey Dreamnation (1972–?) is an Australalian musician, vocalist, pirate and record-label owner who now lives 'in the third person'.

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