Tagged: flammable

in the debate

in the debate
about walls, PhDs, and
getting in line,
we become
husks of ourselves,
pitted against
one another,

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: husks

it is stated in countless

it is stated in countless
handbooks and hazard
identification trainings
that whenever a dust
layer of as little as one-
thirty-second of an
inch accumulates,
immediate cleaning is
warranted to prevent
combustion. i had often
thought that somehow, this
pain would be
useful, drawing close
each layer like a
comforter, a coat,
an armor, a potential,
not knowing enough
about chemistry
and vents
and letting go