(Pyramid Schemes of the Mind)


Maybe by itself

A factory produces manuals

For the building of factories

That produce manuals.

The walls mirrored all

That each mechanized aspect of the process

May see itself, remember itself,

Believe in and replicate itself.

Each factory sells its manuals to

Eager industrialists 

Who build a new factory

Paying homage to the factory from which they bought their manual

Said taxation filtering upward to the mythic eye of the pyramid:

The first factory

By itself maybe