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burning sacred urgency

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pretending particles waver on a paper sky
and you sit and wonder what it takes
to really rebel against it all…
the discipline, the order, the machine —
in pursuit of greater methods, your soul
sits high up on a dusty shelf
and now we free-associate a better life for everyone
while you fail to negotiate a simpler path…
return the items to their origin point
because you can’t ever use them here…
muddy the instructions a little and
put a…




Dirty realism, grunge lit, creative confessions, spec fic, and assorted literary atrocities.

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Franco Amati

Franco Amati

Speculative fiction writer from New York. For published work visit or buy me a coffee at

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