I spent seventeen nights in the city, watching the horizon beckon for a buck knife� to bludgeon it's belly, to end the pregnancy. I've spent seventeen nights in the city, watching the face in the embryo, traced by fleshy twilight, pleading for cesarean. You can see it all from the rooftops� a swollen vagina in the sky. Threatening birth� three shades of blood to soak its bed. One: fiery red for the shutdown of the science bled sun. Two: viscous black for the sex lives of the science fed youth. Three: milk white for the impossible vista of the skyline as it shorted out, crackled with static and was replaced by a network of newsprint. You can see it all from the rooftops� a swollen vagina in the sky. So close you can smell the morphine in its veins.


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    General Commentabout a drug addict who got pregnant, contemplating abortion. this seems to be pro life to me.
    ThreexOveron May 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI don't know where you got drug addict from... unless you're talking about that one last line 'you can smell the morphine in its veins', but thats not even a repeated image, so i dunno about that...pregnancy works though
    Jinxon January 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about someone who was date raped wanting an abortion... "A swollen vagina in the sky" and "you can smell the morphine in its veins" gave me that idea.
    e moneyon January 22, 2005   Link

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