Architecture will not be Idolised

Yo! brother;

Architecture will not be idolised!

Architecture will not make your teeth whiter than white.

It will not give you a six-pack, cure alopecia, or make your dick two inches longer.

Architecture will not give you the body of 19 year old, reduce facial wrinkles or remove unsightly body hair.

Architecture will not make you a Hollywood starlet, improve your fornication technique, or make you attractive to your business partner’s mistress.

Architecture will not give head.

Architecture will not reduce the size of your butt.

Architecture will not make you rich, wise, reflective, socially magnetic or sober.

Architecture will not free your mind, free your body or cure halitosis.

Architecture will not be brought to you by DuPont, Disney or Metal Box, in four parts without commercial interruption.

Architecture will not show you pictures of politicians shedding crocodile tears over desolation and indifference in the streets of neglected cities.

Architecture will not be photographed holding babies of the poor whilst taking money from speculating landlords, breaking lives for meagre profits.

It will not lead the charge to conquer evil in all its forms.

Architecture will not bring you to the kingdom of heaven or to the seven tiers of hell.

Architecture will not be the next reality tv sensation.

Architecture will not win Big Brother, X factor, I’m a Celebrity, Survivor, Wife Swap, America’s Next Top Model, the Apprentice or American Idol.

Architecture will not make you live longer, relieve stress, make you wet, give you a hard on or replace masturbation.

 Architecture will not be screened by the international news desk of Al Jazeera, Fox News, ITN or the Today programme.

Architecture will not make you famous, notorious, talented; an artist, a genius or a freak.

Architecture will not give you sex appeal.

Architecture will not make you five pounds thinner, two inches taller or ten times stronger.

Architecture will not clean your shoes, clean your windows or clear your conscience.

Architecture will not raise your children in a benign society.

Architecture will not make you morally acceptable, corporately commendable or socially desirable.

Architecture will not make you plug in turn on or kop out.

Architecture will not make you gay, heterosexual, metro sexual, bisexual or co-incident with the sexual interests of Katherine the Great.

Architecture will not be iterated, replicated, donated, eviscerated, confiscated, castigated, consecrated, obliterated or denigrated.

Architecture will not overturn the tables of the usurers and money changers in the temple of Solomon.

Architecture will not be crucified, plagiarised, pacified or glorified.

Architecture will not give you the head of John the Baptist.

Architecture will not be idolised!

Architecture will be live.

After ‘The Revolution will not be Televised’; and in fond memory of, the late great Gill Scott Heron.

Died May 27th 2011.


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