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can you hear the crane call?

Rock. Paper. Scissors. What if we woke each morning and made ourselves a paper crane? Surely there is much more to lose than there is to not gain. This is not a child’s pastime, nor is it a game. White Light. Black Rain. Fires Burn. Tides Turn. Disease. Unease. Virus gone Viral. It all comes down to a life of survival. Someone... someone...

-algia issue #2, June 2020

 

On vegans and cats

Is it ethical for vegans to own cats? I gave up meat before I got the cats, and I'm trying to give up dairy too. BUT how can I say "I'm doing this for the animals" when I feed them processed chunks of COW? When did CATS start eating beef!?!? I've heard some vegans say it's OK to eat roadkill. Maybe I could freeze this rat for when times get tough?

3:AM Magazine / Poem Brut #90, May 2020


 

... and aftershocks

How many suicides since the explosion?


Is it better to have been swallowed whole in a wave of mythic proportions than die a slow and soulless death in temporary accommodation?


Are we any wiser for our advances in emergency relief?


Science has made us arrogant.


My mind goes round in circles with circular thoughts.

BlueHouse Journal Issue #2, June 2020

 

to tweet or not to tweet /
that is the question

 

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