The artist only used black
he wouldn’t say why his mum named him after a King.
In palaces where feral children investigate
the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle from their sofa
where they translated “idiot savant” as stupid servant.
All written in permanent files &
somewhere hidden alongside DVDs that were posted on line
showing monkeys in boxes throwing themselves to death against perspex walls.
splattering Rorschach patterns of childish nightmares,