Wasteland

Hours on the internet
Sucked dry; out of mouth,
out of eyes, fingers creaking
Bent, unused, joints aching

Viral videos, Somebody’s top 10,
Amateur porn, crash course
Pop trash overdose imminent
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Reality blurs along burning paper
Of an unfinished cigarette
n-th of an unending stream
Moving closer, to the bright light

Hazy eyes trace patterns
Among light and dark
Dazed minds stumble
Along a crowded, deserted walk

Facing the absurd
Reveling in the blinding glare
The beautiful revolt from the real
Till it turns into a nightmare