Heaven is everywhere
but there’s still
The world is Cancer House Fires and Brain Death here in America
But I love the world
to the rescue
I used to think we were bread
gentle work and water
But we’re still beautiful
Killing each other as much as we can
that are somebody’s
Copyright © 2011 Michael Dickman
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