The Evolution of Birds
The bartender slices limes and you recognize everyone
in the world. They come mostly in replaceable parts.
Some are punctual and probably enjoying actionable concepts.
Having good lungs. Chewing the rag about clean gutters
on god-machine’s house. A physicist gives the eulogy for your dog
and all futurism becomes apocalypse writing. You start crying
when you think about our responsibilities to the dead.
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