Mudlark No. 64 (2018)

before the nuclei of hydrogen-specific light elements forced
together under extremely high pressure i.e. temperature fuse
into heavier nuclei and release enormous energy
on the third day
after we proceed to eat our young
we should wonder at ourselves but normally we’re so hungry we ignore it 

o sentimental Christ kissing mother marry the military father
o apathetic stone father marry the rage child-mother the deadish one 
at dawn on the first day when the devil is more real than we imagined 

o liver of my brother procreate cruelty
o finger of a child birth-strangled
by the umbilical cord o braying ass and bandy witch
one single terrible damnation close-quartered and death-angled
bullied by lack of beauty imprisoned by the state emptied crazed ashen lit 


Shann Ray | Atomic Theory 432, iii.5
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