Be Alert to be Dead

by Partha Sarkar  

Be alert to be dead.
In the direction of the wind,
The explosive waits for an explosion
And sees the sky, the state gaping
And hell the weapon
The result of the additions.  

Everyone and everything runs far away
The static and
The state.

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