Inner Vocal Quiver

As if a child should understand an  adult’s muddle,
putrid oil slick puddle,
the dreadful pain we foist on wide-eyed offspring,
robotic elders who crush with rigid slabs of Portland censure whatever spark remains in those tiny rosebud  cheeks before their prime.
Those innocents should never have to wrap their nascent minds around the wanton desecration of intertidal lakeland wetness gradients,
the callous  douse  of velvet  purple  algerita berries,
blighted by the  stark timbre  cloud forms
that recklessly pour bile on every genus.
The rug rats at our feet   may never know the joys of sap-addicted sugar gliding nocturnal possums, whose acrobatic tree to tree mirror ball exploits mock Isaac Newton’s legacy,
the kinkajou of tail grip fame who flaunt their tan glow wooly fur coat in broad daylight,
the dawn to dusk fennec fox, that doughty eagle owl and jackal dodger whose kissing cousin dens pockmark terracotta forests.
A heartless milieu asks our clutch and clan to dwell in
alloy girder mousetraps, those pale decor rat infested tumble downs  gouged out by scrimp and scrape rust bucket caterpillars.
Beyond belief we tolerate the nick and hoist pressure  cooker elevator, 
that transit flight abduction of the harried wage slave parent,
those cotton  garment dress code senseless
dragonfly stand-ins that   hover in mid air.
The  future bands of mutant stem cell rockers are duty bound to  sculpture  rimshots meshed in suckling chimes,
when  validating rawhide rattle chainsaw fret board anthems
at crowd mosher mud fests, 
where rivers of apocalyptic visions burst the bank.
If only grown ups listened to that inner vocal quiver that we
may not yet have cast into plastic resin folly for the   generations weaned in toxic smoke rooms,
we’d pollinate a luscious fairground acorn dotted garden with childhood  zest its one and only buzzword.
A sweet treat gift with natural flavour pending,
eternal life support for  baby planet daisy chains of tender petal linkage,
who‘d finally experience pure clutter free environments,
an eco world that values new born thirst for natural realms.


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