v devilupments

i – global myth eviscerated by the vacuums of private hell: culture goes pop – we clap, talk, show
ii – caring not for stars, only what preceded stardust
iii – i have known the ocean as bait; “necessary to shake off pretension,” it said
iv – swallow the adjective before ingesting the noun
v – does the knife believe in the efficacy of cut or was it taught to believe that?