Gadgetry, tapestry, papistry
Frivolity, idolatry, poetry, piety
–Zealotry, bigotry, propriety–
Pedagogues and demagogues
–Monologues and dialogues–
Rhetorical and mystical
Metaphysical and empirical
–Semantic, romantic, pedantic–
Altruism, pacifism, enthusiasm
Buddhism, anarchism, albinism
–Darwinism, and all other “isms”–
Pendulum swings, hormonal things
Puppets with strings, golden rings
–Punishing, phrasemongering, pestering–
Fictitious, poppycock, if I may proclaim!
Mindless, meandering, who’s to blame?
I confess it’s all a sham, Sam– I am!