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We, us,

Wander

these streets, congealed

in decades-old smoke

Steel

smudged with grimy fingers,

and Anonymous Filth,

and we ponder aloud

why we keep choosing to live.

past the crowded shops

alphabet towers

scrunched together

this sickly family photo

with too many strangers

crammed together

forced to smile.

We were once taught to love

our brothers

taught

to dream for a better future.

Now, we are taught

to condemn

and mock

these precise dreams.

FUCK

LOVE

COMPASSION

REALIZING OUT POTENTIAL

TO CREATE

A BRIGHTER WORLD

A BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSE

amid the dusty, rust-infested cars,

greasy buses,

seats smeared with fast food wrappers,

nervous sweats, desperate perspiration,

All

which keep these bodies warm,

these prisoners,

captives in a grey, vegetated sanitariums

Warm

Safe.

We still wander.

We still dream

of

A Brighter

Safer Universe.

Born and raised in CA. Film, literature, music, poetry, mostly gay/queer/GSM topics. Stick around if I haven’t bored you yet.

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