The World According to My Radio
Tweet TweetHere is a poem called The World According to My Radio by Pameli Benham. This is another poem which showed up on the Order of Interbeing Yahoo group and I thought you may like it. Please read the whole thing before you pass judgement on it. The World According to My Radio Swimming to the surface out of sleep I hear my radio through rippling water. News that Iran is making enriched geranium promises a world where war brings nothing deadlier than the rain of scarlet petals showering from Kalashnikovs, purple and pink blossoms settling on the balconies of houses standing whole after mortar fire, shells bursting with the velvet leaves of verbena scented foliage. Stealth bombers load their bays with trailing pelargoniums and nuclear bunkers beneath the apple orchards of Glen Clova are generously packed with seeds of pansies and forget-me-nots. When the warring nations tire and begin to treat for peace, platoons of gardeners with [...]