POEMS: Worlds, Real & Imagined

People die from skin cancer —
freaking out about nuclear power plants —
but not freaked out about the sun
enough to slather on some sunscreen.

A plane crashes,
and many decide it’s safer to drive —
clearly, they must be among the 93%
who are better than average drivers.

Mosquitos kill five orders of magnitude
more people than sharks,
and yet “PROBOSCIS” is not a movie
that will give “JAWS” a run for its money.

 

People pride themselves on living in the real world,
and yet…

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