Wasteland 2011

We Live a Dying Dream

IV: We Live a Dying Dream:
Despair and disillusionment.
Tokyo pretends to be alive,
But, Modern Life is dead.
New York is dead,
London is dead,
Berlin is dead,
Paris is dead,
Moscow is dead,
Beijing is dead,
Rome is dead,
Tokyo is dead.
Dead when Persephone married Hades.
Ikkebukoro went pitch black at that
Same night.
I started to go blind there too.
It started to rain now.
I don't know why I am laughing
Now.
I don't remember anything,
I can't feel anything,
I can't see anymore,
I cannot talk;
I just sit chained in my darkness.
But then…
I hear the drums.

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