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I Am Patchwork by Dorothy Strangelove

I Am Patchwork
By Dorothy Strangelove

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Poems about life and the shades of light and dark it brings.

Little Boy

You fell on my land
Devastation your command
Mushroom cloud atom bomb
Flash fire atomic song
Your heat melting skin
Blinding my eyes, deafening
Poisoning all you met
With words, the words
I will never forget
My Hiroshima
You said
As you turned your back
Killing my life with your attack
That all your love for me was gone,
Little Boy, you dropped your toxic bomb.

Selling Suicide

It comes knocking in the dark
Like a hawker selling wares,
It offers a seeing point that gives
Pause for thought about why I live.
It does not feel cold,
Does not feel as the time old
Image should be, man with scythe,
Just a...
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