Mudlark No. 64 (2018)

we have a mother made of well-being a father full of love fully loving 
and below them is you who are the God of love who made them 

she has convinced me even if fission bombs of uranium plutonium thorium 
are bombarded with light so critical mass erupts in chain reactions
chains of fission events weighing up and vaporizing matter
into grey-lilac clouds of ungodded shape at once natural 
unnatural o flip the deathswitch external signs of serious internal injury 
suicidal and homicidal abrasions differentiated
from erosion of skin produced by ants excoriation by excreta
pressure sores out of them came children 
she and i thankful beautiful 
created by love to be in love 

were we to love fully 
we were 

Shann Ray | Atomic Theory 432, iii.10
Contents | Mudlark No. 64 (2018)