Thursday, November 19, 2020

Previously Published in Danse Macabre . . .

It Spreads

Cold [by contact].
Floating/touching . . . the eyelids
contact with blood.  It can
powder the air.  So infective
it's neuroinvasive.  Travels the nerve;
invades the system.  It amplifies
explosively in the brain.
It kills.  In about two days
it makes crystals in the center
of the cell.  It damages
the areas that control emotion
and violence and feeding.  People
attach themselves and eat their flesh.
It is not . . . natural.

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