Industrial Waste

By FlowMyTears

Melted wrappers for cheese slices
become condiments on a sandwich
served with a glass
of water pulled through the pipes
of Flint Michigan.

I want to make a mountain of tires
where everyone comes around
to worship me, computer parts
torn apart and re-soldered
with selenium dehydrate.

Cancers make beautiful growths lining
the arteries of rotting statues,
growth hormones being fed to them
through an IV drip.

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Copyright 2020 FlowMyTears
Published on Monday, October 12, 2020.     Filed under: "Non-Fiction" and "Poetry"
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  • LIFEINVADER On Friday, October 16, 2020, LIFEINVADER (88)By person wrote:

    Blessed be the packaging Gods.

  • FlowMyTears On Friday, October 16, 2020, FlowMyTears (54)By person wrote:

    a new verse, lovely!

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