sunflower 15

by Bobbi Lurie

sick people in pain alone talk to themselves

incomprehensible are these words to those who see your face

unimaginable deeds done dare i say it to any creature not struck with it

murmur something they cannot truly understand speak in monotone

dare not express incomprehensible words

cruelty possible always to be surpassed man's lasting attribute

“plain before my eyes” said he eyes swathed in bandages covering sight

oozing yellow fluid is this life thought i

screams mixed with volleys of shots soaked in shrieks

“our massacre was in revenge for all the troubles in the world” said he