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if this was a cavern of concrete
in a forest with trees like towers
I would have a place to seek retreat
from their poisoned plastic flowers

if this was a shelter i would endure
in a world with faceless strangers
I would have a place to feel secure
from the ever present dangers

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    General Comment"This explosion is one of the most beautiful sights ever seen by man."

    That quote is terrifying. Ultimate annhiliation is something to be proud of? Revolting.
    Pholostanon December 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's about a person wanting to retreat from humanity, to see shelter from what he ultimately feels is wrong. If nuclear weapons are one of mans great acievements, he wants nothing to do with humanity.
    SciBoyon April 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt could also be about humanity's need to feel secure, for protection. So much so that he produces nuclear weapons just to be able to kill everyone if necessary. The idea of "mutually assured destruction" is what is revolting...
    SciBoyon April 09, 2008   Link

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