Month: April 2017

Fourth Period

Him   You watch as the guard feeds today’s lesson into the VCR. The smell of gun oil from the guard’s AK-47 reminds you to pay attention or else. You try to focus on this installment of American history, how their version of the truth lost to the right version of truth as god intended, […]

essence

the earth exudes a substance more human than geological its carbon/calcium/iron made alive by those who tilled and shaped it           fed armies and empires from it           gave it battles and blood           built on it           buried beneath its crumbled loam                   themselves and their artifacts trees and crops must draw this essence in breathe it back into […]