Sport

Sport Little white plastic ball bearings Hurt when they impact skin After fired from spring or CO2 That’s why we wear vests And masks and helmets over Jumpsuits and thick pants That’s why we fear the pellets They cause pain and decide Whether or not you “live” In a dusty and deep trench I pullContinue reading “Sport”

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AK-47

AK-47 Slide blows back With a click and clack Memories of factories Where metal was Machined And bolted to a Wooden stock Chopped off A tree in Russia Stamped frame New ammunition Gas chambered Lower receiver Magazine Evolved from an age Of warfare To be select-fire And mass/cheaply Produced Hundreds of millions Produced with memoriesContinue reading “AK-47”

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis Bundles of smoke creep Like incense hives of Overbearing exhaust smolder Sticky as honey Clinging to the rust On armor and rivets Stabbed by stingers Lead identity to expire When velocity dies In fleshy metal divots While bombs and bullets Swarm like bees No gas mask or hole is Epinephrine enough In trench gutterContinue reading “Anaphylaxis”

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War Prize

War Prize A beanie left behind Has become part Of a small tower, War prizes scattered Among remains of Battlefront ruins. We deserted to Look For gold. From a noose chain Hung a rare painting By a dead artist, And I think now Of the bombed town who’s Rubble we waded through. Ordered, was theContinue reading “War Prize”

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Anti Aircraft

Anti Aircraft Streaming through the air Fury in a flare Battery gunner Glowing brick thunder Rotor turn and tear Sublimated fragrance Burning lavender rubber Rocket firefly slaughter Coursing sounds Of distortion Narrow corridor Stratospheric chamber Winged and flying high No one shy in cloud theaters Up here air drag rips Turbulence all torn Heat shieldContinue reading “Anti Aircraft”

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Quiet Time

Quiet Time In a moment, ears are ringing. The initial swell of twitchy Combatants, charging out, crashed Onto a coastline of gore. As droplets of viscera splatter and Fragments of bone shatter across armor All is silent, bending swords other-wards And charges of black powder towards The boon of old gods. The old guard, Hungry,Continue reading “Quiet Time”

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Razor Ribbon

Razor Ribbon Shrubs are seen As razor wire Punched steel coils Unclasped Onto casing soil Housing Stems of wires Planted Next to metal trunks Barbed Tipped garden spires Stainless Taproot weeds growing Convergently Into one another Tipped Terrace of sharpened Scintillates Concertina tape connected Protecting A vanilla alchemy Patched Copse of flowers And small BonsaisContinue reading “Razor Ribbon”

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Splatter Masquerade

Splatter Masquerade Another shell loaded Casings pouring Brass from the hatch Kicking back In the steel cage Our rolling fortress Battle we wage Our wagers Igniting the brazen Chasers of sub shock Incendiary tracers Bursting forth From barrels of cannon Shrapnel box splatters Surrounding armed tailors On dashboards Of brass boards From turrets and currentsContinue reading “Splatter Masquerade”

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