Terrible Serpent Eats All Calendars

The definitive
was not
morning’s arrival
but the trillion-
trillion megajoules
of an explosive
that melted
church bells
before they
rang alarm
and sanctuary.

And turned glass
to puddles
after the expanding
knocked them out of
a billion frames.

copyright © 2022 Kenneth P. Gurney

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