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poetry by j matthew waters

radioactive heartbeats


the dynasties today
enjoy the technologies
bestowed upon them
—and those bent on ruling
by a clenched fist
turn their pseudo-citizens into
radioactive matter

it matters not what you
can do for your country
now that we’ve become
walking timebombs
repopulating the planet
[by way of decree]
two to three babies at a time





october two thousand twenty-two
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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