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Thumb in the Eye of the Gods

by Richard Tornello


Stepford homes built with plastic and glue,
blocky,
to the hoas they hue.
Erected in pleasant villages, on dozed parcels;
a forced study in Asthetics of Sterility.

The wind blows,
and against the plastic sheathing’s protective covers,
shakes, rattles, creaks.
A reminder of who wins in the end.


© 2010 Richard Tornello

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