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Imperial Delight Thomas Pescatore when you told me about how its skull was split open and he was eating the brains I fingered my gun fetish all my heroes carry them around on their shoulder blasting all the great brown people I am reminded some are yellow too the red ones died and buried long ago but only their bodies deserved to go we should shoulder the blame it’s not some conspiratorial imperialist state no body actually dies in the mid east the bomb is just a tv sparkler hatred is only an individual delight it is not bred and baked by the state not one hour on tv is not bathed in red guns are the answer until and when they are not righteous armies marching hate we are all pulling the trigger it’s how the west and the east and north and the south and the cause was won there will be no greater example than the continual reassurance of the finality and necessity of mass destruction no change

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2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  

Professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College

2017 Freshwater Literary Journal  

Professional literary journal produced at Asnuntuck Community College

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