A  STRING OF  PEARLS,  LIKE  A NECKLACE. 
   GLOWING IN OFFENSIVE COLORS. LURING.   
                                          
                                  
           MALL           
                                  
                                          
 A FEW WAYS  TO GET BETRAYED: BEING  SOLD 
 BROKEN ITEMS OR MIMICRY, BEING  RECORDED 
 (FOR WHAT  PURPOSE?),  BEING  ASCRIBED A 
 NEGATIVE  VALUE AND GETTING  KICKED OUT, 
   OR BEATEN, GETTING REQUISITIONED TO    
 OPERATE  SOME  FACET  OF THE BODY (BEING 
 CARED  FOR  ENOUGH  TO FEAR  LOSING  ITS 
 FAVOR, YET  NOT  ENOUGH  TO MEANINGFULLY 
                 SURVIVE)                 
                                          
 EVOKES THE SENSE  OF SCAVENGING, BUT  IT 
 IS A PROJECTION AND A  MIRAGE - IT'S ALL 
  CONTROLLED AND COREOGRAPHED, PRESENTED  
 LIKE  A  GIFT,  A  REWARD  FOR  NOTHING. 
         FOR BEING SO BEAUTIFUL.          
                                          
 WITH THAT  IN  MIND, IS  THERE A CHOICE? 
                                          
 IT'S EASY TO GROW  LAZY  WITH ITS  EASE, 
 AND LEAVE YOUR NETWORK OF MINOR  STREAMS 
 AND ANIMAL POOLS  IN DISSARAY,  AND WITH 
 THE  WANING  OF YOUR  SECRET WELLS, YOUR 
 DEPENCENCE   ON  THE  MALL  WILL   GROW.