Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Poem: "A Position of Defeat 3"




3.

today they coat the sun in candy shell
tomorrow what will they make safe and sweet
and sell it to the masses for a treat?
yesterday they were pushing fresh stem cells

beehives are trucked to wanton cornfield blue
vietnamese refugees in flatbed ferries
when brooklyn bees ate maraschino cherries,
blood honey, Robitussin-red, for you!

all is to be sold, marrow, pith and sap
it started long ago, the GM tree
the apple was a bit of machinery
for our redemption; it is now an app


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