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Diary    H4'ed 9/19/16

Oil Spill Spew

Message b. sadie bailey

Gulf Oil Spill Ruins Many Lives while Few See Profits
Gulf Oil Spill Ruins Many Lives while Few See Profits
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oil slick sludge chokes the throat of the bayou

coast guard uses dispersants, sub-atomic

killing beads ingested even by phytoplankton

nothing is spared

fury bubbles thick in chest, bitter crude

oily aftertaste

we all go the way of the dodo

lies and cover-ups, quick, kill the canary

the oil is GONE they say

emasculated motorists with monster trucks

swallow it hook line and sinker

but there's no fish anymore, nor krill

unpolluted by the biggest kill

oil swill gusher, no lil' spill,

more lies, time bomb ticking

ocean floor might blow

quit dicking around time's up

want to look away

images burned onto brain

suffocating birds, sea turtles,

viscous brown sludge-stink oil-covered


their eyes say it all

blink bewilderment, if they can blink at all,

show slow pain of asphyxiation


of mankind's petulant temper-tantrum

gimme gimme

drill baby drill

stab the earth eight miles low

how low can you go

multiple stab wounds

looks fatal

rape her

take her cooling lubricant

shove filthy water in her wounds

temperature rising

pressure cooker steam shriek

gonna explode

shift the poles

blow us all off the axis

to kingdom come, no rapture

only slow suffering, death, outrage, grief


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I am a low-to-no-income person getting-older. I work (when i have work) as a seasonal gardener. I'm tired of seeing America eroded by corporate neo- fascists, and tired of watching the gift of life on this miraculous planet be exploited and (more...)

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