everyone returned to work

from by Sea Glass



in the end there was nothing left
but the sun kept everyone alive
and nobody could get at it
or hurt it even if they tried
we felt small
and it felt good to be alive

and the worlds was large and dangerous
and the forest exhaled a flock of birds
it breathed out like it was the tide
consumed the cars and factories
grimly in bitter white light

in the mirror on a silent night
in the rainy south west of england
i looked into the frowning eyes
of the great ape homo sapiens
and i wondered 'what are we doing here?'


from Birds Like Waves, released October 19, 2014



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