Earth – Ben Hession

AND THEY’VE FOUND ICARUS... wings outstretched at fate’s final kick, drawn by the wet light of a simulacrum, a loosened parable of brightness, his in flesh and bone, but insect-like, he drifts  onwards, inviting a ripe kind of story,  across the sun’s stagnant waters that have captured aspiration, exuberance, its plumage – the waxing of youth,

his hot imago had carried him higher: something viral and febrile drowned him. ‘you only live once’ someone shouted ‘fuck yeah’&nbs...

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