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IcarusHand me those keys
I don't think it's right you drive
She shot me a glare
jumped in the drivers seat and shot off
faster than I could mouth -
It was thirty minutes later when we found her
hanging out of the windscreen
blood clawed down her dress
with a lump of a belly hanging out,
and John turned to me and said
'I think she's with child'
and I wanted to laugh and tell him 'No
it's just an addiction to Oreos'
but when it comes to comedy
you've got to pick your moments
and as we heard the baby screaming
in the muted palms of her dying breath
I knew that no audience
would even summon a sympathy laugh for me
as my hope of being a father
began to dissipate.
And then a thud
as this shapeless ball of puss left her body
slapped on the dashboard
before sitting upright like an adult
on the drivers seat,
and we knew behind the blood
that my son, he was purple
and though officially he was never truly alive
I named him Icarus
and for the briefest of moments
I felt like I h
The World Doesn't End With a BangThe World Doesn't End With a Bang But With Us Falling Asleep
'Just leave her to sleep.'
The group dispersed
healing hands falling off her face
and back into pockets of pointless
change and lint,
'Don't worry, you can stay overnight'
the nurse says
having noticed my features bunch together
'but the others, they have to go.'
Her mother was a pneumatic drill
sobbing as she kissed her forehead
the tears dropping over her eyelids
making her look as if she was crying in her sleep,
'Don't worry baby, mummy will be back in the morning'
and as her parents left with everyone else
between the three of us we flashed that same
fake tortured smile.
The room fell silent
with intermittent intrusions of noise from the machines,
the breathing apparatus sighed;
'Baby, baby you have to listen
this isn't your fault but
it's just so wonderful here
I'm never coming back
you have to let me go.'
And with that
the machines stopped breathing for her
and I let her live
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