Human Limits

There’s a kid somewhere
in a town you’ve never heard of
sitting in a prefabricated movie theater
or maybe one old and rickety
haunted by the adhesion of a million
spilled and sticky substances
lost within their own great thoughts
triggered by someone’s mass-produced
dream and they will change those cliches
into something to help the world
a task involving the big poetry of Art
or Science and it will be something
you never saw coming and your grandchildren
will thank God never to have to live without
and it’s happening right now
they’re having their transitive moment
this as-yet unknown genius
getting as high as any human ever
elevated beyond the scope of us
who look at the world and want to smooth
the edges so it goes down our throats
easier who hear the screaming and shut
the window who take the last slice
never thinking to give it up who decry sublimity
as being in the right place at the right time

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a poet from Seattle Washington USA. His poetry has appeared in print in publications such as Bellowing Ark, Point Nopoint, and most recently in Contraposition magazine. When not writing poetry he is a Human Resources professional, a repentant glutton, and a novelist specializing in the weird-fiction genre.
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Preeti
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Wonderful poem:) Keep writing!

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