Poemdog

Dogs 2021

Overview
(7/11/2021)


Brother Bollocks
reads

hears
the interviews

of those
returning
from space

about
their view
of Earth
from afar

they talk
in awe
of the planet’s
curvature

the lack
of borders

the brilliant
blue
against a backdrop
of infinite
black

they talk
of altruism

equality

of our precious
environment

but Brother Bollocks
does not see
those wonders

does not
feel
those core
chilling
emotions

he has
remained
upon the
surface

not trusting
his neighbors

as they lurk
behind
their fences

doing
God knows

maybe
astronauts
knowing

what