wings off a fly

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: September 08, 2012

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Submitted: September 08, 2012



pity the alien who loses its way

& has to stop here for a bit

(to do whatever aliens do, if they

lose their way)---


go one step further &

imagine that like a child

who curiously picks up a fly &

proceeds to tear the wings off of its

struggling little body,

making that first itty-bitty step

towards becoming a fully fledged


the alien in question,

bored & waiting for a ride

(or whatever the fuck aliens do),

now looks down on this cesspool of

greedy, violent & self-destructive

humans &

picks one, to do just the same,

slowly tearing off its arms,

its legs, its head, etc.---


go one step even further &

imagine that the human(s) chosen,

“are not just any humans,”

but powerful, button-pushing,

wo/men, who have made no attempt

to disguise the fact that they are

“hell bent” on our annihilation as a

species in total…


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