chemical spill 

You don’t get what you give.
You give and you give and you get like 

nothing back (or) 

You get and you get and keep getting

for nothing,

giving nothing (ever)

to no one.

‘In a Perfect World’ is a nowhere scenario

There was no “once upon a time”

that it happened in.

We have (and will) only chanced (chance) upon

This Imperfect World.

I think this is better.

Because

now we are all

 just crumpled together.

And we have to all—

 collectively—

   sort through this

    disgusting mess.

This disgusting mess of plastic,

bone, bird, chemicals and flesh.

 We complicated everything

 in an

 already unruly

 mess.

   -clw

      9-11-16
copyright: C. Ward 2016

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