“When they see us” they won’t.
Genius. Jealousy. Devour. Digest. Plagiarize. Capitalize.
Enslave. Torture. Run. Capture. Wild. Fear.
“Pap.” Hover. Flip. Catch. Roll.
Ran. Fell. Cried. Bandage. Laugh. Run.
“Bizz.” Anxious. “Swat.” Miss. “Smack.” Ecstasy.
They watch each other to death.
Laughter is a dagger. Stab quietly.
“Daddy King. Queen Mommie. I’m Princess.”
He jumped. Thump. Woke up, “Shit!”
Reborn. “And Action!” said The Lord.
Cross. Break ankles. Pop. Float. Water.
“I can’t breathe.” Yes we can.
One mind. One opinion. Or else.
“Hands up.” Bang Bang. “Don’t shoot.”
Kantra: “Daddy, I want to hug you.”
Birth. Wonder. Desire. Mistakes. Wisdom. Death.
Bullies. Victims. Victors. Tribes. Saviors. Salesmen.
Rapture and gravity balance my levity.
“Yeah but dad, are you strong?”
Headphones. Plush drums hit dome.
They attack social animals to survive.
Tokyo. Marriage. Earthquake. Baby. Pandemic. America.
Staying home saves lives, shatters families.
Stuck. Write. Stuck. Time. Regret. Write.