Friday, February 22, 2008

tom taylor - rage nations

rage nations

squashed like bugs, ground to dust reduced
to rage in the face of a life coup, the natives
grow restless and organized into units of act
and groan under the yoke of an inevitability

there never was any intent to provide for the
so-called ‘extra people’ – to feed or make a
life however we see it, no intent to do this or
arrive at anything but what we now see here

‘the planet is bathed in blood’ Lafitte said at
a news conference a hundred years ago, a fit
of accuracy and hope for survival of something
after the fall, after the crash, after the coming