World Famous & Legendary

World Famous & Legendary


Seen through

The eyes

Of 80 years

That do not recognize

One name.

The claim: ‘World famous ‘, ‘Legendary”;

Words that play around with fame.


I read today, “He played with Zappa.”

Should I clap? Where on the map

Is Zappa? Pap,

It’s pap to me,

This ‘famous/legendary’ crap

I’m reading daily.


How long is a piece of string?

How long is eternal fame?

Both abstractions; guess, dream, trap.

A Zappa of whom

Our descendant’s offspring

Will not have a clue,

Fame and legend being

The illusion.


World Famous & Legendary 6.6.2015

Circling Round Reality;

Arlene Corwin



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