love letters for the end of the world: viii

i rue the thoughtless passing of these wheels
above the bones of what was once a life.
i wish i could but spare a moment (in what memory?)
i'll hold this eulogy while passing by.

we are no different.
we are no different.
my life is worth as much as yours,
i mourn an equal...

what does paradise look like to you,
who lived beneath the rumble of this world?
your death is not unmourned, i wish you knew;
this smoke is rising to the gods for you.

sweet sinless life, devalued and unseen,
i rue that you are thought as but a stain.
i rue that you have never seen the green
and verdant love for which you were made.

(how cold. how cruel.
to live and die by the crushing hand of this city.
to know nothing but.)
Written by spdred (spidey)
Author's Note
yes. i'm mourning roadkill.
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