Mushroom Clouds

Image by Jonathan Ducruix

The Quiet New Born

“His name was Alexei”

They mourned

 

Under a silent sigh and a cobalt streaked sky

(no stimuli)

The lights of every city run away

(no laughs)

On the last train out

(no cries)

The inconsequence  of 100 Billion Lies

 

Under a treacly black dome

Tracks should rattle 

Where a vacuum inhabits

 

The space and time 

Where fleeting fits 

of joy


Loved and boomed

Lived and bloomed

 

Now button-pressers prattle 

Hush: Ignore the reasons.

It blooms.

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2 thoughts on “Mushroom Clouds

  1. Chilling. I’m glad that you posted the text as I honestly could hardly listen to it with the images filtering by. Not that it is not good for people to be reminded of these images, but they pretty much fill the consciousness when there. Loved and boomed, lived and bloomed. Whoa. K.

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