• Vol. 04
  • Chapter 03
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above and below

castaway bag parachutes through cyan sky,
snags on towers, iron girders, arms of cranes
loaded with cargo from wild white horses.

Jellyfish bloom on the sea, cobalt, amber, shocking
pink pulses of light, swarm of tentacles beneath.
The swag and sway of plastic deceives the eye,

the heart, a placenta adrift in strong currents.
Waves broke and the city drowned,
flint tools that struck fire, unfathomable dark.