poetry by j matthew waters

an ordinary world

tanks rolling through town
escorting a larger entourage
little legs running right along
keeping up with the pace
robotic machines with long legs & long arms
marching & singing ‘one two three four
who are we fighting for’

everything’s been canceled
the parade is all there is
children singing ‘one two three four’
lighting snakes & small fires by the curbside
strategizing about stargazing
wildly boasting of shooting the moon
and bringing down the sun god

september two thousand twenty
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3 thoughts on “an ordinary world

  1. I like this. I will share.

  2. Pingback: an ordinary world — jdubqca (Reblog) – The Midlode Mercury

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