and the hum


English: Centenary House - North Street This h...

English: Centenary House – North Street This houses the Leeds Society for Deaf & Blind People. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

the hum of postmodern civilization is no lullaby
it is the hornets’ nest that gives you no rest
and the hum
and the hum
and the hum

screens and cameras and phones and drones
vomiting their messages all over the senses
and the hum

the sounds of tires on wet and busy roads
is it any wonder we go deaf and blind?
and the hum?

 

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