cumulous swells

buildings fold and fall towers grown from mushroom clouds of

hydrogen mythic cites fill the skies hover ethereal above the sand shimmering mirages

of heat and dust motes swirl downward coat the rubble in grey snow

slow moving automatons flaming bright or ashen stagger

trees topple like rows of nine pins

corrosive rain abrades

roaring silence



First published at CurtinWritersClub.com https://curtinwritersclub.wordpress.com/2017/02/20/hiroshima/#more-1045

Hiroshima by Penelope Walker is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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