One Cell

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA photo by Mary Rensberry

The war rages
in need of more
soldiers.  Ages
have past since
I have met myself
on the battlefield
with a rifle or an ax,
with bows and arrows,
club or stone.

Is it suicide
if I die at the hands
of a cellular clone?

Is it murder
if you defend yourself
from the prick you were?  Is it
a galactic crime
when they haul you away
one cell at a time?

Richard Rensberry,
author at QuickTurtle Books®

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3 thoughts on “One Cell

  1. ~meredith September 28, 2015 / 2:56 pm

    compelling thoughts.
    ~
    i rocked the prick
    for years and
    years…
    until the joy
    of rocking
    stilled her
    convulsions
    to coos.

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    • richardrensberry September 30, 2015 / 10:50 am

      Hi Meredith, good to have you back. Thanks for the apt and creative response.

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      • ~meredith September 30, 2015 / 7:51 pm

        Thanks for the welcome, Richard. It’s nice to be around, too! Meredith

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