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April 15, 2024

Force of July

By Mike Zone

Force of July

Got something to slather you
something to do with words born in Texas midnight raw where we crawled through an Amerikan night wilderness leading us astray on a journey into inner space dreamtime
this is the infinite void
worked into nothingness
the totality of everything that ever was
everything else in-between
you mention HER
I picture pastel mongoloid cookie-cutter houses in the suburbs
sheer picture-perfect success with rage driven automaton cruel and bizarre transpiring going on
silk blown ooze encrusted skin shackled to the wall atop a mattress with an Amerikan flag draped over it
and you wonder why I don't bother with patriotic capitalistic dreams fueled by Ayn Rand and a blonde-haired blue-eyed AR-15 pumping Jesus
I'm not from Texas
but I like to go there
born and dwelling in West Michigan
Bible Belt of the North
which is anything but godly
a crusade of artificiality
ready to tear this false paradise asunder
taking names
screaming in the wild
true independence
for this holiday feast

Article © Mike Zone. All rights reserved.
Published on 2022-02-07
Image(s) are public domain.
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