We climbed out of the ocean, squirmed up the frowning cliffs and jumped into the bushes while big-breasted housewives tried to menace us with red lip-stick botox scowls.
With heavy hearts we laughed in packs of threes and fours trying to light the desert on fire before our boredom could stifle us.
We crept at the feet of Titans and squeezed our way through dusted mountains and cried under granite boulders while the cold sun crept across a pastel sky.
With eyes full of fear we strove across sallow plains and leapt over white rivers that were too hot to swim in.
We came in cars and motorbikes and buses and coughed on each other the whole way there.
Amid hazy foothills we shuddered in green and blue trailer parks and tried not breathe too deeply.
We descended on the White City and scratched runes into the sides of monuments until the street lights came on…
We huddled around the Obelisk and exposed our flea-bitten torsos to the North!
With souls unhinged we roved up the cold coast like wild lap dogs and nipped at each other’s heels.
We reached the altars of Industry and crumbled through the alleyways before a cold sun could ricochet through the mirrored mazes of violent skyscrapers to catch us in our most desperate hour.
We baptized ourselves in the salty mechanisms of brilliantine souls and when we reached the steps we couldn’t stop our bones from clicking like marbles down an empty hallway…
Exhausted we fell down at your feet and tugged at your skirt.
You closed your eyes, and your mouth opened wide, but all we heard were coyotes yipping on the high plains of Nebraska…