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ghost town

i tried to tell about the night... and i could not tell it; as i cannot tell it now.

i know i’m bound to lose / when i feel the need to use why i’m full
-wallows, i’m full

Message to Readers

a lot of songs and books donated their lines to cobble this together

i thought that love was a kind of emptiness

November 21, 2019

PROMPT: Word Collage


Lying in bed, I would think of Heaven
I would miss my old friends and also wartime
When people lived on little more than one thousand calories a day

They said to me, nobody's got control
when I started to starve myself 

Sometimes it was still pleasant and fond and warm and breakfast and lunch
Sometimes it was hollow days 

Lying in bed, I would think of Russian nesting dolls,
of Legion, for we are many
Look at how filled we could be 
We are many, but we are empty, and we fill this vast and noncontiguous place

Where nobody's got control
But no one's gone crazy
1- Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
2- Old Friends, Jasmine Thompson
3- My European History textbook from sophomore year
4- Graffiti under a bridge by my old house
6- Hunger, Florence + the Machine 
7- A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway
8- The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins 
10- The book of Mark 
13, 14- The graffiti again

Title- Hunger, Florence + the Machine


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