Friday, April 4, 2014
This is the dark time of the morning
The time before the world ignites
The time before the cacophony of sounds
drown out the sounds of the world.
I can hear the clock ticking
I hear the refrigerator fan running
I wonder if I will have to replace it soon?
Far in the distance I hear the air brakes of a semi
Only he and I are awake.
He sits in his cab lit by the green lights of the instrument panel
His heater running, country music playing on his radio
The rest of the world is in the death of sleep
Wait! Breaking news: there is a plane missing in the
Breaking news: 200+ people presumed dead.
Breaking news: we know no more than we knew two weeks ago.
not breaking news: millions of people have died in the last two weeks:
died of disease, old age, starvation, violence, war, still birth, accidents, genocide…
Breaking news: tigers are dying – send eight dollars to Save the Tigers.
Russian troops on the border of
“It takes a good guy with a nuke to stop a bad guy with a nuke.”
Send in the Military:
Of course, the people proposing this are not the people who would die.
Breaking news: The Supreme Court has struck down the law limiting political contributions.
Now, the rich will run the world just as they have always done since the industrial revolution – and before.
A tornado just destroyed a house in
And the occupants are on their knees thanking Jesus for sparing them.
Jesus obviously loved them more than their neighbors
who failed to take refuge in the bathtub
and died when the house fell on them.
Do we live in a multiverse of bubble universes and parallel worlds?
I just farted and it stinks.