October 18 [Book of October]

October 18

People will be watching.
Be careful how you love —

It may cause an unsafe drop in
Side effects. A special election

Edition that will last right up
Until we are all dead and

Changing the subject.
(That never happened.)

Outside the polling place
Of the soul they stand,

The watchers. The monitors
Who do not believe in us,

We are so invisible to them
We can walk past them.

Their eyelids only snap open
When they hear the hand

On the lever.

4 thoughts on “October 18 [Book of October]

  1. Sunshine Jansen

    That was quite exciting, JS. I voted weeks ago and you just caused me to feel another little surge of power. 🙂


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