Down Draft


Trapdoor opens

Floor support is no more

as we struggle to prevent
our tragic descent
into the waiting arms
of Chaos Town

A disintegrating place
with crumbling infrastructure
betraying a proud history
of empire and power

Now a mountain range
of smoldering rubble

where frazzle is currency
and the truth served up daily
with a dash of absurdity

cause tragedy
becomes comedy
when it marinates
over the centuries

and all the survivors
who fell through the floor
unknowingly become
the shadow ghosts
of post apocalypse

Do you recognize
these apparitions
and the truth behind
their plummeting demise?

They are us

and our sin
was arrogance

The recurring
poison of humanity
throughout history

ruins of dresden

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2 responses to “Down Draft”

  1. Dorianna Ric (paint-it-poetry) says :

    “the truth served up daily with a dash of absurdity” so true of our times and “cause tragedy becomes comedy when it marinates” excellent write

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